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July 30, 2020

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

July 23, 2020

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

June 29, 2020

The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) and Employment Rules Subcommittee have proposed revisions to the Civil Service Employment Rules. These changes will ensure compliance with the new Title IX regulations.

June 12, 2020

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

June 10, 2020

On June 9, 2020, Professor Amy Pittenger, chair, Faculty Consultative Committee, sent an email to all faculty sharing the outcomes of the votes taken at the June 9th special Faculty Senate meeting.

June 5, 2020

On June 5, 2020, the University Senate endorsed a statement from the Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee (EAD) on the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.

June 3, 2020

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

Classroom Advisory Subcommittee (CAS), April 13, 2020
In these minutes: 
Discussion of Remote Teaching and Learning; Update from OCM; Ideas for Next Year

May 29, 2020

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

May 25, 2020

"We are not working from home. We are sheltering in place during a crisis…and trying to work."

Since March and the transition to working from home, a lot of employees have been thinking about ways to stay connected and engaged with colleagues and adjust to the challenges that come from working at home. Jaden Hansen, associate development officer, School of Public Affairs, explained, "The three of us are working in different areas of development at the University and started the ECDP Alumni Group to help our newer colleagues stay connected and build a network with one another. We invited our colleagues to convene virtually to talk about overlaps in our work and to share resources. What we learned is that the work conversation was just the icebreaker.”

May 22, 2020

Looking Back

The 2019–20 academic year will be one to remember and, in many ways, perhaps one that we might prefer to forget. The impacts of this global pandemic will be indelible for all of us, even as they are still in flux. When we look back, what will we see? Or, rather, what will we choose to see, to remember, to celebrate? 

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