Monday, August 18, 2014

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Breakfast, opening meeting set for Aug. 26

Chancellor James Schmidt has invited all UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff to attend the all-employee Blugold Breakfast and academic year opening meeting Aug. 26 in the Ojibwe Grand Ballroom of Davies Center.

Breakfast will be served starting at 7:30 a.m., and the opening meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. Employees are welcome to come and go during the meeting as their schedules require.

During his state-of-the-university address at the opening meeting, Schmidt will discuss faculty and staff shared goals for the year. He also will present the annual faculty and staff excellence awards.

A live Web video stream of the event will be accessible during the meeting (video stream link will be "live" during the opening meeting Aug. 26).

University offices will remain open during the breakfast and opening meeting. Departments should make arrangements for student employees or designated staff or faculty members to provide office coverage while the meeting is in session.

An agenda for the opening meeting and a schedule of other campus activities for the opening days of the academic year can be viewed online.