Faculty members said they were able to improve student engagement throughout the instructional continuity period despite technical challenges.
Officials said the institute has generated interest in and raised awareness of African studies, which has led them to offer more courses related to the field.
The University launched a search last month for the next dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Anuj Mehrotra, the dean of the School of Business, said he will focus on improving the student experience, alumni engagement and research.
The Milken Institute School of Public Health launched a 48-credit doctoral program last week focusing on health policy and management.
The Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures hired four full-time faculty members this semester.