Drexel Moves to Phase 3: Allowing Limited University-Related Travel
With COVID-19 restrictions easing in many areas due to decreasing infection rates and increased vaccination, Drexel is moving into Phase 3 of our COVID-19 Essential Travel Guidance and will begin allowing limited University-related travel. However, it’s important to note that, while easing restrictions may make it easier to travel, the University still faces financial challenges that will require continued limitation of Drexel-funded travel expenditures this fiscal year.
Accepting Applications for Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Provost's Office is accepting applications for a new leadership position, the Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The Inaugural Cohort of Provost Solutions Fellows
We are pleased to recognize the interdisciplinary faculty experts who comprise the inaugural cohort of Provost Solutions Fellows, a joint initiative of the Provost’s Office and the Drexel Solutions Institute (DSI). Provost Solutions Fellows are appointed to a two-year term, during which time they highlight the research and teaching capabilities of Drexel to external partners and serve as catalysts for expanding experiential learning opportunities and designing custom, interdisciplinary solutions for our corporate and nonprofit partners.
Returning to Normal Capacity in the Fall
We are now planning for a return to normal capacity (no required social distancing), based on recommendations from Drexel’s Scientific Advisory Group and the Return Oversight Committee.
University to Restore Retirement Contributions, Merit Increases
Entering the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago, we knew that the near-term financial outlook was serious for Drexel and other universities across the nation. We responded by enacting revenue-growth and cost-reduction measures and by securing additional forms of liquidity to support the University and its ownership interest in St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
Concern, Assistance for India's COVID-19 Crisis
Although the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have turned a corner in the U.S., it is still a raging global crisis — and nowhere more urgent than in India. The recent news reports and images of the death and suffering in that country have been heartbreaking.