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  Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 6-3-14

 

For Faculty and Staff

1. Changes in the Provost Office

2. Almost there!

 

 

For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Unit Head Meetings

4.  CLAS Important Dates

 

 

For Faculty and Staff

 

1. Changes in the Provost Office

The Provost Office has a new office address and has reassigned their support staff. 

Here is contact information for our office:

                Office of the Provost

                3090 JHZ

                Phone:  616-331-2400 (unchanged)

                Fax:  616-331-8651 (new)

The individuals we each support:

                Mary Albrecht (x12196) - Provost Davis

                Kim Saindon (part-time 9:00 - 3:30) (x12176) - Maria Cimitile and Julia Guevara

                Linda Stratton (x12181) - Nancy Giardina, Joe Godwin and Jon Jellema

                Becky Beechler (x18722) - Philip Batty, Rachael Dykstra and Kathy Gulembo

                Lisa Surman Haight (x12172) - Academic Governance and Office of the Provost

 

2. Almost there!

The CLAS on the Green golf outing on Wednesday, June 18 is only a couple weeks away.  We could use three more volunteers to help ensure a great event (contact johnstmo@gvsu.edu ).  Registration remains open for any wanting to play:  http://www.gvsu.edu/clas/clas-on-the-green-382.htm.  The forecast is for mostly sunny and 71 degrees.

 

 

For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Unit Head Meetings (attachment)

Attached are the dates and times for the Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 CLAS Unit Head Meetings. All meetings will be held in 2215/2216 Kirkhof Center with the exception of November 19th we will meet in 2263 KC.

 

4.  CLAS Important Dates

  Important Dates Event Location
June 6 Drop Deadline  grade W - first 6 weeks   June 16 Classes end first 6 weeks   June 17, 18 and 19 CLAS Sabbatical Proposal Workshops - for details: http://www.gvsu.edu/clas/summe...  
June 17-18 Exams first 6 weeks   June 18 CLAS on the Green Volunteers and golfers wanted: clas@gvsu.edu Supporting the CLAS Scholarship Fund.  The Meadows
June 20 Drop Deadline - grade W - 12 weeks   June 23 Grades due from faculty before noon - first 6 weeks Banner and Blackboard close at this time   June 23 Classes begin second 6 weeks   June 24-26 G3 Camp    
July 4 Independence Day Recess   July 21 Fall Staffing Plans due   July 25 Drop Deadline - grade W - 2nd 6 weeks   Aug. 1 Classes end 2nd 6 weeks and 12 weeks   Aug. 4-5 Final Exams   Aug. 6 Regular faculty on payroll   Aug. 11 Grades due from faculty before noon -second 6 weeks and 12 weeks Banner and Blackboard close at this time       Aug. 13 & 14  New Faculty Orientation  Wednesday; 8am to 4:30pm AM - Kirkhof Center; PM - Mary Idema Pew Learning and information Center  Thursday, 8am to 3pm Pew Grand Rapids Campus, DeVos Center    Aug. 13 CLAS New Faculty Social By invitation only Aug. 19 Unit Head Retreat 3000 James H Zumberge Hall Aug. 19 University Faculty and Staff Picnic Great Lakes Plaza; 5:00pm Aug. 20 Faculty Teaching and Learning Center Conference  
Aug. 21 CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting  PAC
Aug. 22 Convocation   Aug. 25 Fall Classes Begin