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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 2-7-12


  1. CLAS Dean's Office staff changes
  2. CLAS Service Awards
  3. Career Fair Luncheon Invitation - 2/23/12

For Unit Heads

  1. CLAS Important Dates
  1. CLAS Dean's Office staff changes - Fred

I'm pleased to announce that after a vigorous search for Pam Kellogg's replacement, Cindy Laug rose to the top of a very good applicant pool.  She will be shifting over to the C-5 position when Pam retires on March 1. Congratulations, Cindy. We will now begin a search to replace that C4 position in our office.


  1. CLAS Service Awards

This form needs to be submitted to Unit Head/Supervisor by  March 1, 2012. Final completed packet submitted to Dean's office by March 15th. CLAS Service Awards include AP Service Award, Lifetime Faculty Award, and Annual Faculty Award.

  1. Career Fair Luncheon Invitation - 2/23/12

In support of the University's mission as well as strategic goals aimed at increasing experiential education and career opportunities, the Office of Career Services cordially invites you to help cultivate beneficial employer relationships for our students and alumni. Please join us for a buffet luncheon prior to the opening of our Winter Career Fair and Health Career Day. The luncheon is an excellent opportunity to network and connect with Grand Valley's valuable employer partners. A listing of participating companies can be found at

Thursday, February 23, 2012

DeVos Place Convention Center

303 Monroe Avenue NW - Grand Rapids MI  49503
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Registration and Lunch 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Career Fair


Please kindly RSVP to Susan Proctor at 616-331-6274 or by February 18, 2012.

  1. CLAS Important Dates


Important Dates Event Location
Feb. 7 Inclusion Advocate Training* 2:00-4:00 GRR-KC Feb. 8 Unit Head Meeting 2263 KC, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Feb. 11 Awards of Distinction Scholarship Competition CLAS contact Keesha (
Feb. 15 Facilities Request Due   Feb. 15 Celebrating Women Awards 2012   Feb. 16 CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium 308 PAD, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
Feb. 16 Materials for W12 Contract Renewal due to CPC   Feb. 17 Student Scholars Day Registration Closes   Feb. 20 Banner Opens for Mid-term Grading   Feb. 22 CLAS & BCoIS meeting w/ Provost 2263 KC, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Feb. 23 Materials for W12 tenure/promotion due to CPC   Feb. 28 Banner closes at noon for mid-term grades   Mar. 1 Materials for W12 promo to associate only due to CPC   Mar. 2 AP Award Nomination packets are due  
Mar. 5-9 Spring Break   Mar. 12 Salary Category Recommendations due (tentative) To Dean Mar. 14 UH Meeting 2270 KC Mar. 15 CLAS Service Award Packets due to deans office  
Mar. 15 CLAS Research Colloquium 308 PAD, 2:30-5:00
Mar. 19 S/S12 Staffing Plans due  

*mandatory training for advocates