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News, announcements and updates from the Shirley Willihnganz, Executive Vice President and University Provost at the University of Louisville.

News Item Choices and Expectations
Remarks delivered at Freshman Convocation, Aug. 19, 2011.
News Item 2009 State of the University address
September 16, 3:30 p.m., Comstock Hall, School of Music
News Item 2009 State of the University address to be streamed live
The 2009 State of the University address will be streamed live at mms://
News Item An invitation from the provost
Students, faculty and staff are invited to meet with Budget Advisory Committee representatives to develop ideas to save and generate funds.
News Item Celebration of Teaching and Learning is next week
We are getting ready for our annual Celebration of Teaching and Learning.
News Item We value all diversity, including diversity of thought
As election day nears, it is a good time to pause and remind ourselves of our values as an institution that supports all types of diversity, including diversity of thought.
News Item New council will coordinate our sustainability efforts
The Sustainability Council will provide oversight and direction, coordinate activity and recommend policy.
News Item Buying UofL license plates helps students
You've probably seen the University of Louisville license plate. Maybe you have one because you want to show your support for the university.
Page Call for final feedback on strategic plan
We've all heard the phrase, "Create your own destiny." No matter the context in which it's applied, what it really means is take charge, set goals and work for them.
News Item Belize is back
UofL's International Service Learning Program (ISLP) to Belize is back.
News Item Creation of School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
Last April, I announced a reorganization of the Graduate School and established a team to plan a transition by Jan. 1 to a graduate education system that essentially would be housed either in the units or in the provost's office.
News Item Great universities engage the community through the arts
A great university, by its very existence, improves the community in which it exists.
News Item Student Advocate provides valuable service
UofL's student advocate helps students find help when they don't know where to go.
News Item A new direction for international education
This past year, as we reviewed UofL's mission and developed a new strategic plan to take us even further toward our state mandate to be a pre-eminent metropolitan research university, a task force reviewed the international experiences available to UofL students.
News Item More on Urban Solutions Center
UofL has joined with the New Cities Foundation and the Kentucky League of Cities to form the Urban Solutions Center. We announced the partnership in mid-August.
News Item Update on Graduate Education
News Item IdeaFestival provides excellent opportunity for students to engage in idea exchange
UofL is a presenting sponsor at IdeaFestival.
News Item Compliance with information security policies and standards is vital to UofL's success
The Compliance Oversight Council has approved a completely revised set of information security policies and standards for UofL.
News Item Welcome back
An overview of what to expect in the coming months.
News Item Consultants to review, recommend budgeting model
Consultants are on campus to review the University of Louisville budgeting process and recommend a model for the future.
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