Freshman Kyla Boes holds a red orb-like object

Finding balance

End-of-semester milestones include projects, papers, exams and -- for some -- commencement.

Staff invited to explore specialist jobs at Jan. 8 event

Employees interested in learning more about improved service delivery roles in finance and human resources are encouraged to attend the job showcase.

Wintersteen, Cain and Darr update P&S Council on service team proposal

Focus groups of front-line finance staff are helping map out in more detail what tasks will remain local and what will be handled by specialists under the improved service delivery reorganization, interim senior vice president for finance Pam Cain told the council Dec. 6. President Wendy Wintersteen and interim vice president of university human resources Kristi Darr also gave updates.

Candidate forums set for associate VP posts in HR, finance

High-level posts in finance and university human resources are the first in a phased approach to filling improved service delivery specialist positions.

P&S Council considers requests for salary hikes, improved performance evaluations

For the second straight year, the Professional and Scientific Council is considering recommending an average salary increase of 3 to 5 percent in FY 2020 for P&S staff.

Reminder: Spend flex money by Dec. 31

Reviewing your flexible spending account balances is a good addition to your end-of-year to-do list. But keep in mind there's a key difference between health care and dependent care accounts. 

Senate closes out the fall with term faculty teaching report and policy proposals

Data show a slight increase in the percentage of instruction done this fall by term faculty and staff.

Winter break is coming

A partial campus shutdown allows faculty and staff the opportunity to spend extended time with family while also helping the university save money.

What is open and closed during break

A look at winter break hours for some public buildings, offices and services.

University trailer guidelines take effect Jan. 1

Key changes include annual inspections and an end to trailer ownership by student organizations.