College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Unit Head Mailing 10-20-09

1.    MI Academy of Arts and Sciences  

2.    Summer Faculty Exchange Program Opportunity

3.  CLAS Important Dates      


1. MI Academy of Arts and Sciences (attachment) – message from Gary Stark

Please inform your faculty—and interested students—of the 2010 annual meeting of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, which will be held at Calvin College, March 26. A call for papers is attached. Presentations can be in any of the 35 academic areas listed. (Last year a number of GVSU faculty and students delivered papers in Botany & Plant Ecology, Education, Environmental Science & Ecology, French & Italian, Geological Sciences, German Languages & Literatures, and Languages & Literatures.) Abstracts of papers delivered at the conference are published in the Academy’s journal, Michigan Academician. Membership in the Academy is $65 per year for faculty from affiliated institutions (GVSU is an affiliated institution); registration for the meeting is $60.

Additional information about the Michigan Academy can be found at:

http://www.alma.edu/michiganacademy

 

2. Summer Faculty Exchange Program Opportunity (attachment) – message from Gary Stark

CLAS faculty who are interested in teaching in the summer faculty exchange program with the University of Education in Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany, should complete the attached application and submit it to the CLAS Dean's office (B-4-232 MAK)  by November 1.

3. CLAS Important Dates      

Important Dates

Event

 Location

Oct. 20

Midterm Grades due at noon

 

Oct. 19

Round 1 Schedule Due

Dean’s Office (electronic [Pam Kellogg] and hard copy [B-4-232 MAK])

Oct. 21

HRRC Department Policy

sherwoco@gvsu.edu

       Oct. 23

CLAS Research Colloquium

308 PAD, 2:30-5:00 P.M.

Oct. 28

Unit Head Meeting

2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00

Oct. 29

CLAS Out of the Box Workshop
Register

11:30-1:30 (2204 KC)

Nov. 1*

Distinguished Contribution to a Discipline Award Nominations

R&D Committee (301C DEV)

Nov. 1*

Outstanding University Service Award Nominations

Office of the Provost

Nov. 2

Sabbatical proposals due to Courtney Sherwood

sherwoco@gvsu.edu

Nov. 11

Unit Head Meeting

2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00

Nov. 16

Staff Plans from UH (Winter 2010)

 

Nov. 20

CLAS Research Colloquium

308 PAD, 2:30-5:00 P.M.

Nov. 20

CLAS Out of the Box Workshop
Register

11:00-1:00 (2204 KC)

Nov. 23

Draft Contract letters to UH

 

Nov. 25

Draft Contract letters from UH

8:00 a.m.

Nov. 25-27

Thanksgiving Holiday Recess

 

*Since Nov. 1 falls on a Sunday, we have been assured these offices will accept nominations on Nov. 2.

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