Accommodating Religious Observances
Drexel University is dedicated to an environment that respects and allows the free practice of the many faith traditions of our University community. As we begin a new term, this is a reminder that Drexel is committed to making every reasonable effort to accommodate the religious observances of our students, faculty and professional staff.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Norma Bouchard to Join Chapman University as Provost
In her nearly two years as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Norma Bouchard, PhD, has worked to strengthen and balance the College budget, streamlined the College’s structure and processes, and served on key University committees, including Drexel’s Anti-Racism Task Force and as co-chair of the Fall 2020 Covid-19 Task Force. Now, she is leaving Drexel to take over as provost of Chapman University, where she will oversee the entire academic program at the 9,600-student private university in Southern California.
Announcing Rogelio Miñana as Vice Provost for Global Engagement
Rogelio Miñana, PhD, has been appointed Vice Provost for Global Engagement, effective March 15. Rogelio is a professor of Spanish and currently head of the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences, a role that he will retain in a dual appointment.
Key Reminders Regarding Daylight Saving
We will “spring forward” by one hour on Sunday, March 14 as we move into daylight saving time. Coincidentally, finals week for Winter Quarter starts the next day on Monday, March 15. Here are some recommendations for administering your final exams without any disruptions.