Call for faculty athletic representative
Under NCAA and WIAC policy, UW-Eau Claire is to have one male and one female faculty or academic staff member with faculty rank serving as a faculty athletic representative (FAR). The chancellor appoints each FAR, who serves for a term of unspecified duration. As the result of a retirement, the chancellor is looking for one full-time male faculty or academic staff member with faculty rank to serve as FAR. Responsibilities include:
• Play a lead role to ensure academic integrity and institutional control of athletics and enhance the student-athlete experience.
• Serve as a senior adviser, outside of the athletics department, to the chancellor on matters related to intercollegiate athletics.
• Represent UW-Eau Claire at conferences and national meetings — three to five meetings each year.
• Serve as a member of the University Athletic Committee.
In addition, the FAR should be knowledgeable about the academic preparation and performance of each team and assist in upholding high academic standards and expectations for student athletes.
If you have questions or would like more information about this appointment, contact Scott Kilgallon, director of athletics, at email@example.com or 836-5858. To be considered for appointment as FAR, please express your interest by contacting Andrew Soll, vice chancellor for business and student services, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 11.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present Faculty/Academic Staff Forums this semester. The programs will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays in the Presidents Room of Davies Center, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
• Sept. 29: Paul Wagner, computer science, "Computer and Information Security: Pedagogy and Practice."
• Oct. 13: Paul Kaldjian, geography and anthropology, "Food Desert!? I Thought You said Dessert: Istanbul and Food Security." (To be held in the Arrowhead Room, Davies Center.)
A list of all Fall 2004 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
Differential Tuition Program deadline announced
The deadline for submitting differential tuition funding proposals for the 2005-06 academic year to deans, assistant vice chancellors and associate vice chancellors is Oct. 8. More information is available through the Academic Affairs Web site.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop and program deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
• A Professional Development and Travel Support workshop to discuss the following programs: Academic Staff Professional Development; Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals; Workshops and Special Projects; Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations; and Student Travel for the Presentation of Research Results will be held Oct. 8 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.
• The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct. 1.
• The Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program and the Workshops and Special Projects Travel Program deadline is the first working day of the month.
Guidelines for writing proposals for each of the above programs are available on the ORSP Web site or by calling 836-3405. If you cannot attend a workshop, please contact Betty Feia at email@example.com to arrange an appointment with Chris Lind or Don Zeutschel to discuss the programs. ORSP staff members also are willing to schedule departmental or school workshops on any or all of its programs upon request.
Lisa LaSalle and UW-Eau Claire graduate student Sarah Bender gave a presentation titled "Theory to Practice: Children who Stutter and Show Disordered Phonology" at the 11th Annual Leadership Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association — Division 4 (Fluency/Fluency Disorders) in Portland, Ore., in July. La Salle also presented "Use of the DAF/FAF Assistant (v. 1.1) With Teens and Adults Who Stutter" at the same conference.
Kris Retherford and UW-Eau Claire student Sara Halada presented a poster titled "Language Sample Analysis: A Comparison of Two Procedures" at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Annual Conference for Speech-Language Pathologists in Schools July 10 in Baltimore.
Angela Sterling-Orth's publication titled "Go-To Guide for Phonological Awareness" was selected as the "Editor's Pick" in the September issue of the Thinking Publications electronic newsletter.
Dick Boyum, emeritus, gave a presentation titled "Be The Best You Can Be — Managing Stress in a Stressful World" Sept. 23 for Garlick's CBRS, a company that manages group homes for developmentally and emotionally handicapped people in the Mondovi area. Boyum also gave the same presentation to manufacturing assembly supervisors at Hutchinson Technology and to Eau Claire County department leaders Sept. 22.
Katherine Schneider, emerita, had her story titled "What You Think You Know May Not Be True" chosen for presentation on Wisconsin Public Radio's "Here on Earth" Oct. 2. The show can be heard on WHWC, 88.3 FM at 2 p.m. that day.
Joel Pace presented a paper titled “Wordsworth's 'Vulgar' Language in America” at " Romantic Cosmopolitanism, " the 2004 Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Sept. 9-12 at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Family Health Nursing
Jayne Bielecki has been appointed to the Wisconsin Governor's Council on Public Health for a three-year term. The council meets four times per year and discusses laws, issues and ideas related to public health.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol and co-authors Errol Stock, Griffith University, Australia; Curt Peterson, Portland State University; and Chris Greenaway, Brisbane, Australia; presented their paper titled "Preliminary Results from GPR Stratigraphic Studies on Fraser Island, Australia" at the 10th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar June 21-24 in Delft, The Netherlands. The paper also was published in the conference proceedings.
Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin performed during a memorial concert for Danielle Martin, a music professor at the University of Texas at Austin who died in April 2004. The concert was held Sept. 18 at UT-Austin. Dossin also performed a solo concert Sept. 19 at Manchaca United Methodist Church in Austin.
Cellists Paul Kosower and Paula Kosower, and pianist Jee-Won Oh performed a concert at UW-Richland Center Sept. 19. The musicians also presented a pre-concert lecture about the works on the program, including Kol Nidrei by Bruch, Chopin Sonata, Suite for Solo Cello by Cassado, Vivaldi's Double Cello Concerto and Variations on a Theme of Rossini by Martinu.