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OE Weekly Update – 5/7/21

May 7, 2021

Good afternoon,   With classes completed, finals begun and commencement just over a week away I want to reflect on our successful spring semester, in particular the important role played by the Carolina Together Ambassadors.  As I wrote earlier this semester, Carolina Together Ambassadors have … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 3/12/21

March 12, 2021

Good afternoon,   Last week, the chancellor and provost provided an update on campus planning for Fall 2021 including our anticipated return to in-person instruction. The Operational Excellence team has been supporting the University’s COVID-19 response in several ways since early 2020, and as the University takes steps towards a more typical residential academic experience next fall, the OE … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 2/19/21

February 19, 2021

Good afternoon,   If you have spent time on campus, then you have probably seen a Carolina Together Ambassador in a yellow vest and “How can I help?” lanyard. After a positive response to the program last fall, the CTA program was re-launched for the Spring 2021 semester … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 4/24/20

April 24, 2020

Good afternoon, Since Operational Excellence began in fall 2018, our relationships with schools and units across campus have driven early wins, sustained change, and a new way of doing business at Carolina. These relationships have been especially important as we … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 4/3/20

April 3, 2020

Good afternoon, As we wrap up our third week of working remotely, I want to give a brief look at some of the ways Operational Excellence is currently engaged with campus. On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak to … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 3/27/20

March 27, 2020

Good afternoon, You may have noticed that I did not send my normal weekly update last Friday. Considering the many challenges that Carolina is facing right now, my updates may be less frequent and have a different focus than the … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 3/13/20

March 13, 2020

Good afternoon all, As we work through the challenges of the next few weeks, Operational Excellence will continue operating to support the mission of the University, with some adjustments. The OE team has developed a plan together for how we … Continued