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Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Visions and Values Web site.

Strategic Planning Web site.

Academic Affairs:
• Excused class absences
• Class cancellations
• Faculty/staff searches
• Retention, promotion, tenure notices
• Governance committee meetings
• Grants information
• Graduate exams

UWRF home page

UWRF News Source

UWS in the News

"Pierce County ready for its first Farm Technology Days," The Country Today, June 9.

"Campus Connection: Do Aussies have student loans figured out?," Column, Capital Times, June 9.

"Colleges consider telling parents about underage drinking," La Crosse Tribune, June 9.

"Higher-education programs are among targets of planned federal budget freeze," Chronicle of Higher Education, June 8.

"Many young adults in poverty have a college degree, report says," Chronicle of Higher Education, June 9.

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.

On Wisconsin

The following is a digest of links to critical news and information sources for UWRF employees:

The Wheeler Report.
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.

WisconsinEye News.
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 Regents Audio.
The Regents Web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday and Friday of each month.

UWS/UWRF Budget.
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.

Wisconsin Legislature.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests, hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee discussions.

         "The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself."
                                                                          --Oscar Wilde

Faculty eager to advise incoming students

registration photo

The First-Year Experience Office offers New Student Registration daily through June 18. Each program welcomes nearly 160 new students and 300 friends and family members to campus. Each  afternoon advisers meet with new students to discuss degree programs, select classes and register
online. Above, social work Professor Ogden Rogers works with new students as they select classes. For more photos by Jens Gunelson, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/photo_archive/.


Board of Regents meeting
The June UW System Board of Regents meeting at UW-Milwaukee
will be Web cast today, June 10, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-2 p.m. and Friday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at http://www.uwex.edu/ics/stream/regents/meetings/. Background information may be found at

UW-River Falls Foundation fiscal year-end procedures
The UWRF Foundation 2009-10 fiscal year ends on June 30. The following types of requests have a deadline date of noon on Friday, June 11.
·   Request for payment (RFP) from a Foundation account to a University account.
·   Request for payment (RFP) from a Foundation account to an outside vendor.
·   Request for transfer (RFT) from one Foundation account to another Foundation account.
Forms may be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/alumni/Fdn-InternalForms.php. The deadline date applies to any outstanding expenses you may need processed for activities completed prior to June 30. Contact ann.k.schwebach@uwrf.edu or at call 3505.

Feel great, lose weight
Feel great and lose weight with Student Health and Counseling Services. Visit http://www2.uwrf.edu/counseling/massage.html for massage summer schedule, great rates, and new spa location. Weight Watchers would like to hold meetings here on campus and will offer a special rate of $99 for nine weeks during the summer. Visit http://www2.uwrf.edu/counseling/events.htm or contact jennifer.elsesser@uwrf.edu by June 18.

Classified employment opportunity
Classified employment opportunity:  permanent accountant vacancy in Accounts Receivable/Cashier’s Office. If interested, visit http://uwrf.edu/hr/cl_accountant.htm to view details about the position and the application process. Application deadline is Wednesday, June 23. Direct questions to Deb Schwab at 3221.

Faculty Senate Executive Committee meeting
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, in 114 North Hall. Visit the Faculty Senate website at http://www.uwrf.edu/faculty_senate/committees_exec.html. Contact james.madsen@uwrf.edu or call 3196.

Don't Forget

Thursday, June 10

11 a.m.-1 p.m., UC mall, Outdoor Grill. Grilled items include Falcon brats, hamburgers, hot dogs, cheeseburgers and veggie burgers. Combo options are available and include a grilled item, a beverage and choice of either chips, fresh fruit or cookie.

6 p.m., Best Western, Hudson, Adult Degree Completion Program Information Session. Do you or someone you know have credits toward a bachelor's degree? Prospective students can learn more about completing their bachelor's degree in business administration at UWRF. R.S.V.P. to michael.bilden@uwrf.edu or call 0697.

Classified employment transfer opportunity for Facilities Maintenance Specialist-Advanced (100 percent) (Pay Schedule 03, Pay Range 13), Facilities Management, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, annually. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 10. If interested, contact the Human Resources Office at 3221 to request a position description for specific duties and knowledge, skills, and abilities. To apply, complete a Job Transfer Request found at http://uwrf.edu/hr/hr_forms/Classified/cl_job_transfer.doc. Interested individuals whose classification is identical to the title of the vacancy are contacted in seniority order to interview (i.e., a current facilities maintenance specialist-advanced for a facilities maintenance specialist-advanced vacancy). 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.

University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Office of University Communications, 120 North Hall
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022-5001 USA
(715) 425-3771

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