Thursday, June 10, 2010
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• Excused class absences
• Class cancellations
• Faculty/staff searches
• Retention, promotion, tenure notices
• Governance committee meetings
• Grants information
• Graduate exams
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UWS in the News
County ready for its first Farm Technology Days," The Country
Today, June 9.
Connection: Do Aussies have student loans figured out?," Column,
Capital Times, June 9.
consider telling parents about underage drinking," La Crosse
Tribune, June 9.
programs are among targets of planned federal budget freeze,"
Chronicle of Higher Education, June 8.
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.
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
"The only thing to do with good
advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself."
Faculty eager to advise incoming students
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
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
· Request for payment (RFP) from a Foundation account to an outside
· Request for transfer (RFT) from one Foundation account to another
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 email@example.com or
at call 3505.
Feel great, lose weight
Feel great and lose weight with Student Health and Counseling Services.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
or call 3196.
Thursday, June 10
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 email@example.com
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.