A weekly news digest for University of Minnesota, Morris faculty, staff, and students
Vol. 6, No. 28: April 1, 2015
Editor: Jenna Ray
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In this issue:
- President Kaler to Deliver 2015 State of the University Address
- Finzel Appointed Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean
- Morris Names Robert J. Cushman Next Head Football Coach
- 2014-15 Outstanding Support Staff Award Winners Announced
The Upgrade Faculty Go-To Sessions
Thursday, April 2, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Humanities Fine Arts 7
Thursday, April 2, 3:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts, Learning Studio (Studio A)
Thursday Afternoon Faculty Seminar
Thursday, April 2, 4:30 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109
Thursday, April 2, 5 p.m.
Student Center, Oyate Hall
Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery
Baseball vs College of St. Scholastica
Sunday, April 3, 3 p.m.
Baseball vs College of St. Scholastica (DH)
Monday, April 4, 12 p.m.
News and announcements:
A member of the Morris faculty since 1989, Finzel has served as interim dean since 2011.
Robert J. Cushman has been selected as the 17th head football coach at Morris.
Degree- and nondegree-seeking students can enroll in a variety of flexible courses.
Getting Closer to Cutover: Are You Ready?
The Upgrade newsletter will be delivered on a weekly basis until upgrade activities are complete. There you will find the latest news on what is changing as well as resources to help with the transition.
Faculty Learning Labs
The Office of the Registrar has scheduled the following Faculty Learning Labs during the cutover period:
- Tuesday, April 14, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Science 2530
- Wednesday, April 15, 1-3 p.m., Imholte Hall 11
- Thursday, April 16, 1-3 p.m., Science 2530
- Friday, April 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Imholte Hall 11
The following individuals are recipients of the 2014-15 Outstanding Support Staff Awards:
- Melody Veenendaal, project/program specialist, Student Affairs, AFSCME recipient
- Gail Boe, senior gardener, Facilities Management, Teamster recipient
- Nancy Erdahl, office supervisor, Post Office, Civil Service recipient
They will be recognized at the Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner on Thursday, April 30.
Work by Nicole Bailey '15, Chanhassen, Madeline Rauma '16, Golden Valley, and Daniel Tiernan '15, Morris, has been accepted at the Undergraduate Communication Research Conference at the University of St. Thomas. The conference will take place on Friday, April 24.
In the News
The University of Minnesota, Morris is mentioned in the Huffington Post's "Leadership Equity at Public Liberal Arts Colleges." The article discusses the disparity between the percentage of women students at American colleges and universities and the percentage of women in senior leadership roles at these institutions-and how this profile differs at the 29 member institutions of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, including Morris.
Karen Wiese-Thompson '86 is featured in a recent story by the Windom News. The life-long actress, who will be inducted into Windom Area High School Fine Arts Wall of Fame, reflects on the role that started it all.
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Weekly Bulletin is the official campus newsletter for students, staff, faculty and friends of the University of Minnesota, Morris, prepared in cooperation by the Offices of University Relations and Computing Services, 600 East 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267. Each issue features a compendium of news and announcements, accomplishments and media coverage about the University of Minnesota, Morris.