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Next P&A Senate Meeting

The P&A Senate will not meet again until August 2016.

P&A Senate Approved resolution:
Resolution to increase the maximum allowable bankable vacation hours for P&A employees (PDF)

2016 Outstanding Unit Award Winner

The P&A Senate is pleased to announce the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Duluth, as the winning unit for the 2016 P&A Outstanding Unit Award.

Award presentation at the meeting
Award presentation at the May 6 Senate meeting

2016-17 Elections

At the April 1 P&A Senate meeting, the following officers were elected for 2016-17:

  • Chair: Etty DeVeaux
  • Chair-elect: Catherine St. Hill
  • Benefits & Compensation Subcommittee Co-Chairs: Shannon Farrell & Ian Ringgenberg
  • Communications Subcommittee Chair: Austin Calhoun
  • Outreach Subcommittee Chair: Ann Hagen
  • Professional Development & Recognition Subcommittee Chair: Peter Angelos

2015-16 P&A Brown Bag Lunch Series

March Brown Bag

When: Wednesday, March 2, 12:00-1:00 pm
On-line: Via WebEx, Meeting # 748 833 769
Where: 45 Humanities Fine Arts Building, Morris Campus
Topic: Community Engagement: What Does It Have to Do with Me?
Presenter: Argie Manolis, Coordinator, Office of Community Engagement, University of Minnesota Morris

January Brown Bag

When: Monday, January 11, 12:00-1:00 pm
On-line:Via WebEx: Meeting# 749 963 533
Where: 2-233 Carlson Schl of Management, 321 19th Avenue S
Topic: Let’s Make Work Better - Strategies for Improving Happiness in Your Worklife
Presenter: Theresa Glomb, Professor, Carlson School of Management
Resources: Presentation Slides
Professor Theresa Glomb's UMN TEDTalk - Fall 2015

December Brown Bag

When: Tuesday, December 8, 12:00-1:00 pm
Where: Online Webinar
Topic: Using Google Drive to Improve Your On-Line Collaboration
Presenter: Kirsten Peterson, Technology Training Consultant, Office of Information Technology

P&A Senate Inaugural Professional Development Forum

Preparing Ourselves to Meet Grand Challenges: A future-focused discussion on administrative and professional competence needed to meet the University's mission, now and in the future.

This inaugural P&A professional development forum brings together thought leaders from across the University and the greater community for a discussion on the contemporary trends in University administrative leadership; and corresponding attributes to assist P&A's development and capacity to lead and support strategic leadership today, and in the future.

Materials from the Forum

New Employee Orientation Video for the P&A Senate