Weekly Mailing to Tenure line, Affiliate, Visitors, Administrative Professionals, and Professional Support Staff in CLAS
CLAS Weekly Mailing 04-27-22
We are excited to announce the names of those who will participate in the implementation of the CLAS Vision, Commitment, and Action Plan. The following faculty and staff will join the faculty fellows and Dean’s Office staff to round out the implementation teams.
Experiential Learning and High-Impact Practices: Elizabeth Flandreau (PSY), Laura Schneider (PLS), Christine Smith (PSY)
Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Richard Besel (COM), Amy Campbell (PSY), Anna Hammersmith (SOC), Jennifer Stewart (SOC)
Enhancing Student Success through Academic Support: Jamie Owen-Deschryver (PSY), Chelsea Ridge (RMSC)
Supporting Faculty and Staff Success: Nick Lerma (MOV), Amy Russell (BIO)
It is not too early to send event details about your spring, summer and fall events for posting on CLAS calendars. [email protected]
We are seeking staff or faculty colleagues who are committed to nonpartisan student voter engagement, and who are willing to step up and co-lead the GVSU Votes! Coalition. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact me directly for more information at [email protected].
We are seeking students interested in voter engagement work to serve as Campus Vote Project Democracy Fellows. Please see the attached Campus Vote Project position description and share with students. Interested students can contact me or Landon Myers at [email protected] directly.
Melissa Baker-Boosamra, associate director, Office of Student Life
REMINDER – CLAS Final grades for Winter 2022 are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 2. This earlier deadline allows CLAS the time needed to finalize all 52,000+ grades by the deadline set by the Registrar’s Office. Thank you for your assistance in meeting this deadline.
Apr. 25 – 29 Final Exams
Apr. 30 Sabbatical Reports deadline for Fall 2021 sabbaticals
May 2 Final grades due by midnight
May 3 Salary Adjustment Spreadsheets available to unit heads
May 4 Salary Adjustment Spreadsheets due to Dean’s Office
May 6 2022-2023 catalog changes due to [email protected]
May 6 Facilities requests for work to be done Summer 2023 (more substantial projects needing university funding, renovations, whole-classroom furniture changes, etc.) Submit to Mona Silva on Facilities Request Form.
May 20 Enter all 21/22 Student Learning Outcome Assessment Data into GV Advance
May 30 Memorial Day recess
Apr. 27 CLAS Spring Celebration 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Calder Arts Center
Apr. 29 7 p.m. Commencement (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), Van Andel Arena
May 4 CANCELLED Unit Head Meeting
May 4-5 Meetings for strategic implementation teams
Jun. 8 Farmers Market opens
Aug. 10-12 Fall 2022 New Faculty Orientation
Aug. 11 Regalia Repair Clinic (please indicate your interest to [email protected]), 12-1:30 p.m. B-4-231 MAK
Aug. 24 FTLC Conference
COVID Policy Links
Cancellation/Closure/Remote policy (SLT 6.3) which was updated in 2020 by the Senior Leadership Team.
Newsletters/information you may have missed
Spring Appreciation Gathering Today
The Gathering will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the tent adjacent to Calder Art Center. All staff and faculty are welcome to stop in at any time. CLAS Faculty Council and the Dean’s Office have been collaborating to plan this fun opportunity to connect and to celebrate. Come and pick up a box lunch if you reserved one. Stay and visit with friends and colleagues and congratulate CLAS award winners. GVSU’s Whale Radio will provide music. There will also be games and opportunities to win fun prizes. Committee reports will be viewable on screens in Calder.
Commencement is Friday
Faculty and AP staff are invited to process during the April Commencement ceremonies. Please RSVP. Note that the CLAS Commencement ceremony is in Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.
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