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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 4-3-12

For Faculty

  1. CLAS Sabbatical Showcase Spring Celebration, April 4

      2.    Call for Faculty Participants- Academic Success Institute


For Unit Heads

3.     CLAS Important Dates


For Faculty

1.   CLAS Sabbatical Showcase Spring Celebration, April 4 

The 2012 CLAS Sabbatical Showcase will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012

  • 11:00am – 12:00pm   Sabbatical Showcase, Grand River Room (2250 KC)
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm     Spring Celebration (Awards, Dean's address, lunch), Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC)
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm        Sabbatical Showcase, Grand River Room (2250 KC)

Due to a record number of participants, please note the new schedule above and the noon hour location. Please remember to wear your CLAS name badges to the event.

Menu available at http://gvsu.edu/clas/sabbatical-showcase-90.htm

2.   Call for Faculty Participants- Academic Success Institute (attachment)  

The successful student success institute for Honors students has led to the creation of a new institute scheduled to begin in August 2012. The Oliver Wilson Freshman Academy students will have an opportunity to participate in the newly developed Academic Success Institute. There is a need for faculty and staff to help support this program. Please review the request and contact Sulari White whites@gvsu.edu  if you are interested in this professional development and student learning opportunity.


For Unit Heads

3.   CLAS Important Dates 


Important Dates



April 3

Year End Budget Projection forms to UH


April 4

CLAS Sabbatical Showcase and Spring Celebration

Showcase 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Grand River Room (2250 KC)

Spring Celebration (Awards, Dean's address, lunch) 12:00pm-1:00pm, Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC)

Showcase 1:00-2:00pm, Grand River Room (2250 KC)

April 6

ECS will discuss proposal to reduce number of pre-tenure personnel reviews.


109 D DEV, 3:00-5:00pm

April 11

Student Scholars Day


April 16 - 20

Faculty Salary Conferences begin


April 16

Year-end budget projections 2011-12


April 16

Annual Awards Banquet

EC, 5:30 p.m.

April 18

Unit Head Meeting

2266 KC, 3:00-5:00

April 20

Year-end budget allocations to UH for equipment


April 23

Banner Opens for Final Grading


April 23 - 28

Final Exam Week


April 28



April 30

New faculty position requests due

Courtney Sherwood sherwoco@gvsu.edu

May 1

Final Grades in Banner due before noon

Banner and Blackboard close at this time


May 2

Unit Head Meeting

2263 KC, 3:00-5:00

May 3

Traverse City Commencement





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