Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Condolences

Condolences to Dr. Margaret L. Cassidy, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences, whose mother, Harriette Cassidy, passed away April 8 in Spokane, Washington. Full obituary.

Friday, April 11, 2014

College of Education and Human Sciences dean finalists to interview on campus

Finalists for the position of dean of UW-Eau Claire's College of Education and Human Sciences have been invited to interview on campus.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the finalists' open forums, where they will address the following topic: "Please discuss the challenges facing a College of Education and Human Sciences today. Explain how you would lead our college to maintain its excellence and move forward to create new opportunities for students, faculty and programs."

The finalists and the dates of their open forums are as follows:
  • Dr. Carmen Manning (on campus April 17-18); open forum: 3-3:50 p.m. April 17 in Hibbard Hall Room 102
  • Dr. Jim Powell (on campus May 5-6); open forum: 3-3:50 p.m. May 5, Hibbard Hall Room 102
  • Dr. Christopher Duffrin (campus interviews/open forum dates to be determined)
More information about the position and finalists, links to feedback forms, and videos from each open forum will be available online.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fidelity consultant to be on campus April 14

A Fidelity Investments consultant will be available to share information with UW-Eau Claire staff members from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14 in Centennial Room 320A of Davies Center. Those interested in meeting privately with the consultant are asked to call 800-642-7131 or make a reservation online. More information.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Academic Staff Nominating Committee seeks nominations by April 11

The Academic Staff Nominating Committee seeks nominations for openings on several university committees. The spring meeting of the university faculty and the university academic staff is scheduled for April 22. Nominations are presented at that meeting for the spring elections. Nominations will also be taken from the floor.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or a colleague (if they are interested) for a committee listed below please contact Katie Ritland-Clouse (ritlanka@uwec.edu) or Kristi Herbenson (rassbakl@uwec.edu) directly. The nomination deadline is April 11.

Vote Code explanation:
Vote Code 4: University Faculty, Instructional Academic Staff with faculty status and Academic Staff
Vote Code 5/7: University Academic Staff, Academic Staff and Administrative and Professional Academic Staff
Vote Code 6: University Academic Staff, Academic Staff and Instructional Academic Staff without faculty status

UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC STAFF NOMINATING COMMITTEE
2 vacancies
2-year terms; non-consecutive
Vote Code 5, 6 or 7       
 
ACADEMIC STAFF COMPLAINT, GRIEVANCE AND REVIEW COMMITTEE
7 vacancies
(4) APAS vacancies: (3) 3-year terms and (1) 2 -year term
(3) IAS vacancies: (1) 2-year term and (2) 1-year terms
3-year terms
APAS: Vote Code 5 or 7
IAS: Vote Code 6
        
ACADEMIC STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
2 vacancies
3-year terms
Vote Code 4, 5, 6 or 7
               
UNIVERSITY SENATE ACADEMIC STAFF PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
2 vacancies
(1) APAS and (1) either APAS or  IAS
(1) 3-year term and (1) 1-year term
IAS Vote Code: 4 or 6
APAS Vote Code: 5 or 7
 
UNIVERSITY SENATE
2 vacancies
UAS vacancies
(1) 4-year term and (1) 3-year term
Vote Code: 5, 6 or 7

ADMINISTRATOR REVIEW COMMITTEE
2 vacancies
3-year terms
(1)  APAS: Vote Code: 5 or 7
(1)  IAS:  Vote Code: 4 or 6

UNIVERSITY LIBERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 vacancy
1-year term
Meets from 2-3 on Mondays
Vote Code: 4, 5, 6 or 7
          
COMPENSATION COMMITTEE
University Academic Staff vacancy
3-year term
Vote Code 5, 6 or 7

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC STAFF AWARDS
2 vacancies
3-year terms
Appointed by the Chancellor from names submitted by the Nominating Committee
Vote Code: 5 or 7

Condolences

Condolences to Chancellor James Schmidt, whose grandmother, Elizabeth “Bette” Mae Schmidt, passed away April 2 in Winona, Minn. Mrs. Schmidt was in attendance at Chancellor Schmidt's inauguration in November. Full obituary.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Condolences

Condolences to the family of Jim Mishefske. Mishefske, a UW-Eau Claire alumnus and former director of the Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire, passed away April 3 in Madison. Full obituary.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Upcoming ORSP events

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will host the following presentations from 12:10-12:50 p.m. in CETL, Old Library 1142:

Faculty/Staff Forum
Grants Educational Series

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Condolences

Condolences to the family of Karen Rothbauer. Rothbauer, a retired UW-Eau Claire classified staff member who served the university from 1989-2011, died April 1 in Cadott. During her time at UW-Eau Claire, she worked in several positions within Business Services from 1989-98 and then in the Center for International Education from 1998-2011. Full obituary.