For several years, the Professional and Scientific Council has advocated for greater flexibility in when and where staff can do their jobs. With the new WorkFlex program announced last week, the council's longstanding aim will become reality beginning in January.
Registration opens Oct. 20 for a four-week winter session that will run Dec. 20-Jan. 14. Continuing undergraduates will choose this year from approximately 55 courses, more than half in upper levels.
Senior associate athletics director for student services Charles Small will serve as interim vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, effective Oct. 15. Small also serves as deputy Title IX coordinator for athletics and sports administrator for wrestling and men's basketball.
In May, the Faculty Senate voted on four new learning outcomes for the U.S. diversity course requirement and their intent to have students achieve all four. An amendment in July supported by the executive board would require only three of the four outcomes, prompting a motion at this week's meeting to rescind that change.
As the end of 2021 approaches and before open enrollment for 2022 begins, here are a few reminders and updates on employee flexible spending accounts.
Members of the P&S classification/compensation project team provide an update on adjustments made, insights gained, in the 12 months since implementation.
October is cybersecurity awareness month and the Center for Cybersecurity Innovation and Outreach is working to better educate people on campus about how they can protect themselves from scammers looking to steal sensitive information.