When I first contacted Dr. Janet Ericksen, she was just finishing up leading a study abroad program to England, entitled “Life in a Medieval City: Literature and Culture in York, 700-1500.” The program is close to her heart-- learning Old English and visiting medieval sites while studying in the UK during her junior year as an undergraduate was one of the things that inspired her to pursue a doctorate in medieval British literature. Click on the title to read the full story.
The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) is in the process of revising the Civil Service Employment Rules. Two public hearings will be held in order to hear constituent feedback on the proposed revisions. Click on the title for more information.
The Twin Cities Delegation of the Faculty Senate will hold the first of a series of meetings on potential revisions to Twin Cities undergraduate liberal education requirements on Thursday, October 5th, 2017, from 2:30-5:00 p.m. in 25 Mondale Hall.
The University of Minnesota has been part of Sarah Johnson Sexton’s life since she was a child. She is a second-generation University employee (her father, Jerry Sexton, worked in a department known as “Videotape” at the time) as well as an alumna, having earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish at the University.
As we begin the 2017-18 academic year, those familiar with University Senate governance might notice that a familiar face is missing: After 23 years of service to University Senate governance, Becky Hippert is exploring new territory as a department administrator in the College of Biological Sciences.