University Senate Governance Blog

News and updates from University Senate Governance.


The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee (AF&T), February 22, 2019
In these minutes:
 Review of Draft Statement to Administration Regarding the Reproductive Services Fellowship Delay; Academic Personnel Plan Discussion; 7-12 Memo Discussion; Suspending Business with Huawei

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Social Concerns and Equity, Access, and Diversity Committees Statement on Building Names

On April 1, 2019, the Social Concerns Committee and Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee approved a statement regarding the report of the Task Force on Building Names and Institutional History and its reception at the Board of Regents meeting. Read the full statement.

FCC Letter to Board of Regents Regarding Building Names Report

On March 15, 2019, the Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC) sent a letter to the Board of Regents requesting a special session devoted to the debate and discussion of the report of the Task Force on Building Names and Institutional History.

Spotlight On: Missy Juliette

Missy Juliette never planned to work in finance. In fact, she swore off math in seventh grade. When she was young, she had dreams to be a teacher.

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Senate Library Committee (SLC), February 20, 2019
In these minutes: 
Welcome and Introductions; Overview of Open Access Publishing Fund; Review of Open Access Policy

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

SCFA Retirement Subcommittee, February 4, 2019
In these minutes: Fund Line-Up Design Overview; General Account and General Account Limited Update; No Deductions from Faculty and P&A Employee’s Last Paycheck Following their Last Date of Service; Recognition of Rosalie O’Brien 

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Engaging distinct combination of emotional, personal, interpersonal skills and competencies

Presented by:
Professor Catherine (Catie) Rasmussen
U of MN Extension-Leadership and Civic Engagement

Monday, March 18th 2019

Moos Tower 5-125 (TC)

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

or via WebEx at https://z.umn.edu/pabrownbag0318

Catherine has 35 years of experience as an educator of leadership development and is a certified Emotional Intelligence trainer. She brings a passion for engaging participants in the joy of learning about themselves and others in order to create change.    

 

P&A Senate Outstanding Unit Award 2019

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Outstanding Unit Award! The Award recognizes a University unit (department, center, institute, college, etc.) judged to be exemplary in its support of P&A staff and the critical role P&A employees fulfill in carrying out the University’s mission. The winning unit receives a $1,000 professional development grant. Any unit employing P&A staff is eligible to apply. Units that previously received the award must wait three years before applying again.

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