Aug. 23, 2007
Now you know
Blake Fry, UWRF special assistant to the chancellor, serves on
speaker's bureau for the Minnesota-based Center for Victims of Torture.
The first organization of its kind in the United States and the third in
the world, CVT works locally, nationally, and internationally to build
healing communities where torture survivors feel welcomed, protected
Blake has represented CVT on university campuses throughout Minnesota
and is available to speak, free of charge, to UWRF classes and
For more information on the Center for Victims of Torture, visit
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UWS in the News
program at UW-RF earns accreditation," River Falls Journal, Aug. 22.
Tech Panels Urge Reform," Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 23.
"Is there an
ROI on Continuing Education?" Corporate Report Wisconsin, August.
To see news about
the UW System from around the state, visit
System’s clip sheet site to
read the stories or to subscribe to the daily briefing.
The following is a
digest of links to critical news and
information sources for UWRF employees:
This is a daily listing of all news stories, editorials, and press
releases affecting public issues in Wisconsin.
State public policy news with a political interpretation.
Wisconsin’s version of C-Span, with live coverage of the Legislature,
with the State Supreme Court and Executive Branch soon to follow.
UW System Board of
The Regents web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday
and Friday of each month.
A handy index to the UW System executive and legislative advocacy
information on our budget proposals, analyses, and maps, charts and
graphs to support our positions.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests,
hearing schedules, and links to Web casts of floor and committee
beauty to everything it touches.”
welcomes hundreds of first year students Friday
First Year Experience staff (front, left to right) Nikki
Shonoiki and Kate Dodge, and (back, left to right) Amanda Kane,
Stephanie Partlow, Maggie Funk, Steve Baisden, Ryan Freese and Denise
Herrera show off UWRF shirts that are given to students registering at
UWRF. The campus will welcome and register 155 transfer students and
130 freshmen tomorrow. Photo by Jens
Campus Directory updates.
The Campus Directory will be printed using information from the eSIS
Therefore, it is important that you check your eSIS work address to
make sure that information is correct. Contact Kathleen Drecktrah at
Classified employment transfer
opportunity for Custodian
100 percent (Pay Schedule 03, Pay Range 08), Residential Services, 6
a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, annually. The deadline for
submitting a request is 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30. If interested,
contact the Human Resources Office at ext. 3221 to request a position
description for specific duties and knowledge, skills, and abilities.
To apply, complete a Job Transfer Request found at http://www.uwrf.edu/hr/forms/JOB%20TRANSFER%20REQUESHCWEB.pdf.
The recruiting process on campus for Custodian is as follows: 1.
Interested individuals whose classification is identical to the title
of the vacancy are contacted in seniority order to interview (i.e., a
current Custodian for a Custodian vacancy). 2. If no one in the same
title is interested, then interested individuals in the same or higher
pay range are considered; however, it is management's option to
interview prior to obtaining the outside list or to consider as
additional names to the outside list.
Female faculty athletic representative.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Wisconsin
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) require each member
institution to have a Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR).
The FAR position representing UWRF women’s athletics is currently
vacant. The FAR representing UWRF men’s athletics is Jim Mulvey. Female
faculty members with an interest in athletics are asked to contact
Director of Athletics Rick Bowen at ext. 3246 or email@example.com
for more details regarding the position. The willingness to serve,
representing the Chancellor and the Faculty Senate in an athletic
setting, is more important than extensive athletic knowledge. An
interest in UWRF athletics is assumed. The FAR works with the
Chancellor and the Director of Athletics to maintain the proper
academic/athletic balance in accordance with all NCAA and WIAC rules.
WIAC Faculty Athletic Representatives meet once a year in the Wisconsin
Dells area. There are some additional responsibilities. This is an
indefinite term, Chancellor appointed position.
Be sure to listen to WPR's arts show,
Spectrum West, at 5 p.m. today, Aug. 23, (88.3 WHWC-FM or 88.7 WRFW-FM)
Jill Shannon, director of community partnerships for the St. Croix
Valley Community Foundation, and John Potter, executive director of The
Phipps Center for the Arts, will talk with host Kathy Stahl about the
results of the Arts Mean Business in the St. Croix Valley study. UWRF
served on the steering committee for the study, conducted by
Washington, D.C.-based Americans for the Arts.
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Please join us for our last Open Forum today from 11 -
11:45 a.m. for the Assistant Director of Hunt-Knowles position.
Kevin Bullis, Thursday, Aug. 23, St. Croix Room, UC.
A brief description of the candidate's experience will be available at
the Open Forum. Contact Michael Stifter, recruitment chair, at ext.
3820 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Opening Day is Monday, Aug. 27. Many events have been
launch the year. Join Chancellor Betz for a hospitality hour on the
mall in front of the UC at 8:30 a.m. with the opening meeting and lunch
to follow in the UC. Visit http://www.uwrf.edu/administration/openingweek/welcome.htm
for a list of events.