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Program changes in School of Human Sciences and Services

SPSS software support available

Counseling Services to offer groups

International Speakers Bureau for 2003-04 introduced

Business Services announcements

Differential tuition program deadline announced

Academic Affairs advisory committee vacancy

Tickets available for annual art trip to Chicago

Wellness classes to be offered

 

Employment
Following are new employment opportunities at UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.

        Management and Marketing: Two positions as assistant professor in the management area — 836-4187.

        Library Services: assistant professor to serve as education reference librarian — 836-3715. Go to top of page

Program changes in School of Human Sciences and Services
In accordance with university policy, notification is given of proposed changes in the following program in the School of Human Sciences and Services.

The B.S. degree requirements for the School of HSS have been changed as follows regarding the GE II Natural Sciences category to be effective with the current 2003-04 undergraduate catalogue:

From: … (including two laboratory science courses).
To: … (including one laboratory science course). Go to top of page

SPSS software support available
Jessica Holm recently joined the staff of the Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center to provide SPSS support for the campus. She is available to provide individual consultation and customized workshops for faculty/staff groups and for students.

In order to evaluate the needs and usage levels of faculty and staff, Holm has created a short online survey. If you are an SPSS user, please take a few minutes to fill out the survey and submit the results by Oct. 1.

The campus SPSS license is renewed annually and individual copies must have the new license key entered for the software to function. For assistance with the license key, contact the CNS Help Desk at helpdesk@uwec.edu or 836-5711, or Holm at holmjl@uwec.edu or 836-4734.

Special student pricing for SPSS is available through the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) at UW-Madison. More information is available online.

For additional SPSS assistance, contact Holm at the e-mail address/ phone number noted above. Go to top of page

Counseling Services to offer groups
Counseling Services will offer the following groups for the fall 2003 semester: Relationship Rescue, Assertiveness Skills Group, First Offenders Alcohol Education Groups and GLBT Personal Growth Group. Stop by the Counseling Services office at Old Library 2122 or call 836-5521 in advance to sign up for a pre-registration appointment. Full story. Go to top of page

International Speakers Bureau for 2003-04 introduced
The Center for International Education is pleased to introduce the 2003-04 International Speakers Bureau, a group of student speakers from around the world. The students are excited to share their cultural knowledge and experiences with community groups, classes, families and students.

The International Speakers Bureau is a valuable resource which can help broaden cultural perspectives and understanding in Eau Claire and the surrounding communities.

For more information or to request a copy of the International Speakers Bureau booklet, contact Stephanie Pyykola, Center for International Education, at pyykolsk@uwec.edu. Go to top of page

Business Services announcements
Cash handling procedures
Faculty and staff are reminded that all cash and/or checks received on behalf of the university must be processed in a timely manner in accordance with UW-Eau Claire cash handling procedures. Details can be found on the Business Office's cash handling procedures Web page.

If you have questions about the procedures, cash handling, receipts or deposits, contact Jackie Kriesel at kriesejd@uwec.edu or 836-2520, or Dave Gessner at gessnedp@uwec.edu or 836-2517.

Use of university resources
Faculty and staff should be aware that pursuant to policies including the Wisconsin Administrative Code, UWS 8, the Classified Employees Work Rules and the UW-Eau Claire Policybook (section 5:16), university resources are to be used only for official university business. This includes office supplies, equipment, telephone calls (local, long distance, STS and cell phones), photocopying, duplicating services and fleet vehicles.

Reimbursement to the university by individuals (including employees and students) and organizations for the cost of materials and services inappropriately used is not sufficient justification to ignore this restriction. Policy references can be found online. Go to top of page

Differential tuition program deadline announced
The deadline for submitting differential tuition funding proposals for the 2004-05 academic year to deans, assistant vice chancellors and associate vice chancellors for their review is Oct. 7. More information can be found on the Academic Affairs Web site. Go to top of page

Academic Affairs advisory committee vacancy
The following administrative committee has a vacancy for the 2003-04 academic year. If you are interested in serving on this committee, contact Jim Knutson-Kolodzne, Academic Affairs, at knutsojs@uwec.edu or 836-2808 by Sept. 24.

        International Education Advisory Board — one academic staff member needed. Go to top of page

Tickets available for annual art trip to Chicago
The art & design department's annual trip to Chicago is planned for Oct. 23-26. The trip will include visits to museums in Chicago and Milwaukee. Tickets, available at the Service Center until Oct. 6, are $150 and include three nights at the Cass hotel in downtown Chicago (double rooms), round trip coach and group entry into the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

An informational meeting about the trip will be held Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in Room 105 of the Haas Fine Arts Center. For more information, contact Bobby Pitts at pittsbl@uwec.edu or 836-3277. Full story. Go to top of page

Wellness classes to be offered
University Recreation will offer "Chinese 18 Postures," "Mind and Body Fitness Yoga," "Pilates" and "Alexander Technique" classes for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and community members throughout the fall. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 5 • Fifth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 22, 2003

News Bureau
Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: September 19, 2003

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