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Message to Campus
Thu, 10/12/2023 - 4:10 pm

We are saddened by the horrific violence taking place in Israel and Gaza and the atrocities that are being committed, including the senseless loss of civilian life. Even though the conflict is occurring on the other side of the globe, its impacts are being felt locally in our communities. We have many students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other…

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Mon, 10/09/2023 - 3:29 pm

Good morning!

Thank you for joining us. Uzma and I extend our warmest greetings and heartfelt welcome to each and every one of you. Whether you have been at Western for decades or have just joined us, it’s an honor to see you here and a pleasure to know all the ways you make our academic community vibrant and dynamic.

Each Fall…

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Message to Campus
Thu, 03/09/2023 - 9:14 am

Dear Colleagues,

I write to provide you with a budget update, including the decisions we need to institute to ensure the University is on a sustainable budget pathway. First, some context, followed by actions we are instituting for the balance of the current academic year and the upcoming 2023-24 academic year.

The University’s…

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Message to Campus
Wed, 02/08/2023 - 5:07 pm

Dear Western Faculty & Staff, 

As we reach the halfway point of the academic year, I’d like to pause and reflect on the year so far and the work ahead of us.   

Uzma and I recently traveled overseas to visit family for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic.  While it was refreshing to see people and cultures…

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Message to Campus
Fri, 01/27/2023 - 5:12 pm

Dear Western Community,

As the nation anticipates the release of body cam footage this evening revealing the senseless murder of Tyre Nichols at the hands of law enforcement, many of us will be processing our grief and anger over the death of another young Black man. We are also in mourning for the loss of members of our Asian-American…

Read more about Mourning Losses After a Week of Tragedies