Employees whose work either supports the student experience or needs to be done on campus for a successful fall operation should plan to return to their workspace by Aug. 3, President Wendy Wintersteen announced last week.
Facilities planning and management has developed guidelines for preparing classrooms and teaching laboratories, as well as common areas -- hallways, waiting areas and restrooms -- to achieve physical distancing.
Twenty members of the campus community will serve on the university's Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming. President Wendy Wintersteen asked the group to develop a policy that lays out "a consistent, evidence-based and historically thoughtful means by which to evaluate historical naming and honors."
Employees are strongly encouraged to complete online mental health training to help identify and engage with students in distress.
Procurement services, supported by finance service delivery, implemented new procedures July 1 for employees using university-issued procurement and travel/hospitality cards. The changes are intended to help cardholders complete transactions in Workday within 30 days as required in their cardholder agreement -- and avoid having their card suspended.