Friday, February 1, 2013

Dean of Arts and Sciences search and screen begins

The search for a new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences is officially under way. View the position announcement. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Patricia A. Kleine has named the following individuals to serve on the Dean of Arts and Sciences Search and Screen Committee:
  • Diane Hoadley, College of Business, committee chair.
  • Martin Goettl, geography and anthropology.
  • Staci Heidtke, Career Services.
  • Mary Hoffman, communication and journalism.
  • Theresa Kemp, English/women's studies.
  • Kate Lang, history.
  • Bryan Larson, student representative.
  • Geoff Peterson, political science.
  • Garry Running, geography and anthropology.
  • Sarah Tyrell, student representative.
  • Jeff Vahlbusch, foreign languages.
  • Sarah Forcier, Academic Affairs, committee support.

Monday, January 28, 2013


Condolences to Julie Westphal, sociology, and Ronald Westphal, University Centers, whose daughter, Jessica Nicole Westphal, passed away Jan. 25. Full obituary.

Panel to discuss campus inclusivity for LGBTQ populations

Faculty and staff are invited to attend "Working Effectively with LGBTQ Populations," a panel discussion to be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in Room 100 of Hibbard Hall. Panelists will be Dr. Pam Forman, associate professor of sociology and co-director of the Eau Queer Film Festival; Chris Jorgenson, director of the Women's and LGBTQ Resource Center; Casey Metcalfe, a UW-Eau Claire teacher education undergraduate student; and Jarrell Montgomery, an on-campus senator of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate and director of the senate's Outreach and Inclusivity Commission. The panel discussion is a presentation of the College of Education and Human Sciences Inclusive Excellence Council's Professional Development Series. For more information, contact the College of Education and Human Sciences at 715-836-4565.

Campus Forum on Internationalization and Global Engagement

Madeleine Green
NOTE: Due to weather-related travel delays for the event speaker and facilitator, the Campus Forum on Internationalization and Global Engagement, initially scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Jan. 28, has been rescheduled for 3-6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to a Campus Forum on Internationalization and Global Engagement, to be held Monday, Feb. 11, from 3-6 p.m. in the Dakota Room (Room 340) of Davies Center. The forum will be led by Madeleine Green, a senior fellow at the International Association of Universities and author of numerous articles on comprehensive internationalization. She will share how universities are engaging students, faculty and staff in global learning and will lead participants in developing a vision for UW-Eau Claire’s international efforts. All are invited to contribute ideas, questions and perspectives to help UW-Eau Claire move forward as a leader in global engagement.