Tour group gathers at the fountain outside the Memorial Union

Lasting impression

A group of orientation guests gathered in front of the Memorial Union for a campus tour one morning last week.

Salary increases will come in two parts

Faculty and P&S staff with satisfactory work evaluations will receive a two-part salary increase in the fiscal year that begins July 1 -- an initial 1% increase on July 1, a second 1% on Oct. 1. All merit employees will receive a 2.1% increase on July 1.

Workday go-live will be phased

Improved service delivery specialists and central offices will have access to Workday July 1, with campuswide rollout early July 2.

Search to begin for next registrar

Senior associate registrar Jennifer Suchan is serving as interim university registrar, effective June 17.


Joel Johnson

'No better satisfaction': Advising student orgs can be a rewarding sideline

Required faculty-staff advisers provide student organizations a built-in mentor and liaison, offer a measure of oversight and, hopefully, give the employee serving as an adviser a gratifying chance to mentor learning leaders.

Morrill Road-Union Drive corner to close for reconstruction

To reconstruct a section of deteriorating road, the Morrill Road-Union Drive intersection will close Monday, July 8, for five to six weeks. The closure temporarily will impact drivers, bus routes and some on-street permit parking.

New unit will integrate communications, marketing, public relations

The newly named office of strategic relations and communications replaces the office of university relations, effective July 3.