Unit Head Mailing 8-16-11
The fall Sabbatical Forum (optional) is being hosted by the Faculty Development Committee on Thursday, 9/29, from 3:30-5:00 pm in 308 Padnos Hall. This bi-annual event allows you to meet with members of the FDC committee to answer any questions you may have.
IT has announced a new online version of the Campus Directory. This enhanced version provides ALL of the same access to data that the printed campus directory has. It provides unlimited, unrestricted lists when searching within departments and advanced search functionality including 'sounds like' look-up. Campus log in is required.
3. Scholarly Writing Initiatives for Faculty & Staff (attachment)- Ellen Schendel
This year, the Fred Meijer Center for Writing & Michigan Authors is beginning a series of Scholarly Writing Initiatives designed for faculty writing articles, proposals, and books, as well as faculty and staff working on dissertations. These programmatic opportunities include:
We will advertise these initiatives through new faculty orientation events this week and the writing center's regular mailings to SWS faculty at the start of the fall term, but appreciate your help in passing along the attached flyer to other faculty and staff you think would be interested in knowing about these opportunities.
Aug. 17 & 18 New Faculty Orientation * KC & DEV Aug. 17 CLAS New Faculty Social** Alumni House Aug. 23 Unit Head Retreat 324/330 KEN, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug 23 University Picnic Pew Campus, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Aug. 24 FTLC Conference EC, 8:30-2:00 register on www.gvsu.edu/seminars
Aug. 25 CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting 10:00 a.m. Louis Armstrong Theatre-followed by lunch Aug. 26 President's Address & Convocation www.gvsu.edu/dos/convocation.htm
Aug. 29 Fall 2011 Classes Begin Sept. 1 NEH Summer Stipends Application due CLAS Dean's Office, B-4-232 MAK Sept. 5 + 6 Labor Day Recess Sept. 6 Offices Open Sept. 14 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sept. 16 CLAS Research Colloquium 308 PAD, 2:30-5:00 p.m. Sept. 16 Deadline for Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley (G3) camp -faculty in all disciplines welcome For information, contact Margo Dill in the RMSC Sept. 22 Michael Sandel, Distinguished Academic lecturer, Fall Arts Celebration 2nd Floor -EC, 7:00 p.m. Sept. 28 Unit Head Meeting 2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sept. 29 Fall Sabbatical Forum 308 PAD, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Sept. 30 Request for promotion or early tenure during W2012 Personnel Action Submit your completed form to dean's office (B-4-232 MAK)
*Sponsored by Provost's office. Special invitations sent from their office.
**Sponsored by CLAS; invitation only