Video link to Oct. 6 Chancellor Chat
On Oct. 6, Chancellor Watson and campus leadership held a live Chancellor Chat via Webex Events to discuss your thoughts and concerns about the academic semester.
If you were unable to join during the live event, you are strongly encouraged to watch the video of the Chancellor Chat, which covered a wide variety of important topics including, State of the University, Enrollment, and Spring Break, to name a few.
Our panelists included:
- Dwight Watson, Chancellor
- Greg Cook, Interim Provost
- Taryn Carothers, Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs
- Artanya Wesley, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
- Greg Rutzen, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
- Ryan Callahan, Interim Director of Athletics
- Kenny Yarbrough, Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
- Sara Kuhl, Assistant Vice Chancellor of University Marking and Communications
- Lynsey Schwabrow, Chief of Institutional Research and Planning
- Kari Heidenreich, Chief of Staff
Many questions from faculty, staff and students were also addressed during the presentation.
Here is the video link to the Chancellor Chat Hall:
For easy reference, here are the time stamps so that you can quickly navigate to topics of interest to you.
0:00—Introduction from Chancellor Watson
8:20—Updates from Greg Cook
13:10—Updates from Artanya Wesley
18:36—Updates from Taryn Carothers
21:15—Updates from Greg Rutzen
25:26—Updates from Ryan Callahan
27:48—Updates from Kenny Yarbrough
30:10—Can we offer free parking at UHCS for people to get tested?
30:53—Has there been a decision on the Spring semester and Spring Break?
31:46—Are the staff awards moving forward with our current budget situation?
33:29—Will we be seeing more furloughs in the future?
34:18—Will you still be supporting faculty and staff working from home for various reasons?
35:20—How can we help with enrollment?
38:13—Are people complying with the face covering mandate on campus?
41:23—Are there any updates on graduation ceremonies?
44:00—What new/exciting things are coming up at the university?
51:23—Will we be supporting student workers?
54:28—Has a decision been made about professional development budgets?