HR Update

Missing Degree Information for Faculty and Instructional Staff

The Provost sent an email to all Twin Cities deans this week requesting their assistance in routinizing the recording of terminal degrees held by our faculty and instructional staff. Accurate records are critical as the proportion of our instructors with terminal degrees is an important measure for accreditation and rankings. The provost has requested that colleges/units review this spreadsheet of faculty and instructors with missing degree information and update it with accurate information by Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Any questions can be directed to Ole Gram (

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