1998-99 Index

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A
	Administration
		Pershing named senior academic VP July 29
		Committee seeks senior health sciences VP August 12
		Academic Affairs reorgannizes with new VP Oct. 7
		ACS names director Oct. 7
		Softball game with ASUU tradition continues Oct. 7
		Pershing gives view of future Oct. 21
		VP Matsen will retire Dec. 1 Nov. 4
		Stringfellow appoint engineering dean Nov. 18
		Interim health sciences VP, dean appointments Dec. 2
		U Relations VP to retire  Jan. 21
		Cancer will be VP area; interim appointment	Feb. 18
		New senior VP will head Health Sciences March 24
		Research VP creates new associate position for arts/humanities March 24
		Dean of Fine Arts will be associate VP over performing venues April 21
		Appointments fill two vice presidencies April 21
		New vice presidency for human resources; interim appointment June 23
	Airborne Express doesn't direct-deliver June 9
	Alumni Association
		Homecoming adds events, dances August 26
		Dancing classes to prepare for homecoming dances Sept. 10
		Founders Day honors alumns Feb. 18
	Alternative Spring Break
		Faculty/staff volunteer opportunity Nov. 18
	ASUU Presenter helps with programming Oct. 7
	Athletics
		First annual "legends" basketball game July 29
		One more season before Utes leave WAC July 29
		Broadcast coverage of games Sept. 10
		Athletes give high level of community service Sept. 23
		New league will be Mountain West Conference Nov. 4
		MWC starts strong with TV contracts June 23
	Auto mileage reimbursement goes down slightly March 24
	Awards
		Cancer Registry earns national acclaim Dec. 16
		President consolidates teaching awards  Jan. 6
		Diversity award nominations Feb. 18
		Nominations for Presidential Staff awards March 24
		Distingusihed Research awards  April 7
		Distinguished Teaching awards April 21
		Diversity awards April 21
		Rosenblatt Prize May 26
		Presential Staff Awards May 26

B
	Benefits
		Use or loose second PP day Oct. 7
		TIAA/CREF teleconference on financial planning Oct. 21
		Novemember enrollment for flexible spending Oct. 21
		Veterans' Day is work day, with observances Nov. 4
		Tuition discount; new forms deadline Dec. 2
		Flex spending not taken from Dec. 18 check Dec. 16
		Committee looks at whole package  Feb. 3
		Flexible spending deadline for claims  Feb. 3
		April is open period for health insurance April 7
		Health Sciences creates its own HMO April 7
		State retirement, Fidelity meetings May 5
		Service limited during transition, open period extended May 5
		Make appointment for benefits counseling May 26
		New-hire eligibility dates May 26
		New procedure for utition discount May 26
		Health insurance contracts change, extends open period June 9
		Use paycheck stubs to verify deductions June 9
		COBRA protects insurance, firm handles claims June 9
		Certify student dependents for coverage June 9
	Bookstore
		Coach Majerus will sign books March 3
		Online options now includce text purchases June 23
	Budget
		Tuition shortfall leads to mid-year cut Dec. 16
		Legislative request Jan. 6
		Governor's online game gives feel for budget  Jan. 21
		U President sets pay-raise guidelines March 24

C
	Calendar of events will promote your event  Feb. 3
	Campaign for Our Community
		Day of Caring launches campaign Sept. 10
		Drive gives a choice of charities Oct. 7
		Reminder: check IN box for form Nov. 4
	Campus Directory changes needed by Aug. 15 July 29
	Campus Recreation
		Bubble provides indoor golf practice Dec. 2
	Cancer Registry earns national acclaim Dec. 16
	Career Development for University Secretaries (CDUS)
		U procedures course July 29
		Olympic planner will speak Oct. 7
		Nominations for Ence Award Jan. 6
		Conference will be April 21 in Union March 24
		Section of course for office professionals April 21
	Catalog of University on line June 23
	Chemicals available at discount to U departments Dec. 2
	Chemistry Farady Lecture is televised Dec. 16
	Child care
		Hospital center has openings July 8
		Openings at Hospital CDC Sept. 23
		Specials at CDC Jan. 6
		Biology center has openings May 26
	Christmas eve early closing Dec. 2
	Class rolls on Web for instructors April 7
	College of Health depts move to research park June 9
	Commencement
		Speaker is Mitt Romney April 21
		Buffet events move indoors April 21
		Allow for activities on Commencement Day May 5
	Community Service
		Add service-learning to courses August 12
		Bennion Center wants faculty leaders for spring break August 26
		Student-athletes give high level of service Sept. 23
		Staff service group seeks members Sept. 23
		LifeCare seeks volunteers Sept. 23
		KUER/KUED holiday food drive Dec. 2
		Bennion Center/KUER tool drive Feb. 18
		Reminder to bring garden tools March 3
		Professional clothing drive for needy women April 7
	Computers, computing
		Bookstore offers onlline Gateway purchases July 8
		Information resources use policy July 29
		Charges filed in hacker break-in August 26
		Users group for online teachers Dec. 2
		Center helps faculty use technology Dec. 16
		PC Week rates USHE #1 in technology April 7
		Purchase approval policy dropped April 7
		Summer registration problem wasn't PeopleSoft April 21
		ACLIS direct dial numbers change, user limits May 26
	Conferences
		National conference on violence Nov. 18
		Marketing survival May 26	
	Construction, plans
		Roundup of future Oct. 21
		Stop light at JHC July 8
		Stadium on schedule, road stays closed July 8
		Tunnel road will open soon August 26
		Stadium on schedule July 8
		Named Rice-Eccles August 12
		Stadium open house Labor Day August 26
		Park Bldg. exhibit shows future student housing Sept. 10
		C. Roland Christensen will have special classrooms Sept. 23
		Sewer to go under South Campus Dr. Oct. 21
		Roundup of current and future projects Oct. 21
		Energy saving measures for health sciences buildings Dec. 2
		Stay out of Fort Douglas construction Dec. 16
		Suggested routes around Fort Douglas Jan. 6
		Phase II housing closes east-west Fort Douglas roads April 7
		Summer projects will add parking  May 5
		Research Park building serves campus departments June 9
		Fort Douglas bookstore, copy center June 9
		Housing is on schedule, breakdown of projects June 9
		Central cooling plant for health sciences  June 23
		Park Building model shows new housing June 23
	Continuing Education summer youth classes April 21
	Continuum magazine
		Seeks campus authors for books column May 5
	Crime report reveals data, prevention tips Nov. 4
	Customer service tips
		Use tech-mail as though you are recepient August 12
D
	Department numbers give way to new system Nov. 4
	Defensive driving refresher required Nov. 18
	Development
		Private giving for 1997-98 tops record Sept. 23
		Donor gives band new uniforms Sept. 23
		Family Fund drive begins Dec. 2
	Digital sound inventor to receive Academy Award  Jan. 21
	Dining Services under private management August 12
	Directory of employees is online Feb. 18
	Distance Learning
		Web survey seeks data August 26
	Diversity/ Equal Opportunity
		Survey shows support for diversity Feb. 3
		Publication lists support services, agencies March 3
E
	Education Administration gets new name Oct. 7
	Electronic education workshop March 3
	Employee ID number
		Time to learn, will begin to see use March 3
	English classes for international spouses Sept. 10
	Environmental Health and Safety
		Use Web to report hazards Oct. 7
		Forklift drivers OSHA requirement Feb. 18
		Howard Huges site teaches safe science June 9
	Enrollment
		Fall dropped systemwide Oct. 21
	Event tickets available at campus outlets Nov. 18
F
	Faculty rank system
		Revised by Senate  Jan. 21
		Approved by Trustees March 24
	Fee for matriculation replaces several March 24
	Fitness for faculty/staff summer program April 21
	Food service
		Chartwells plans new look Nov. 4
		Update on construction, plans May 26
	Foothills open space preserve  June 23
	Fort Douglas Museum adds Hague mural, worth a visit March 3
	Founders Day honors alumns Feb. 18
	Fulbright scholars sought July 8
	FYI
	 Web site provides reference August 12
	 Will carry bulletins on Web August 26
	 Use Web calendar/FYI to promote you event  Feb. 3
G
H
	Health Sciences
		Talbert clinics become U Health Network, stress service Nov. 4
		Network accepts reduced benefits percentage Nov. 18
		Health Sciences Report on the Web  Jan. 21
		Health Network creates its own HMO, open to faculty/staff April 7
	Hospital
		Pulse newsletter is online www.med.utah.edu/pubaffairs August 12
	Housing
		Will get bookstore, copy center June 9
		Fort Douglas complex on schedule, breakdown of plans June 9
		Model complete in Park Building foyer June 23
		Rates set for new, old housing for five years June 23
	Howard Hughes Institute web site on safe science June 9
	Human Resources
		Shifts temporary hiring to departments Dec. 2
	Huntsman Cancer Institute
		Joins forces with IHC to share date Jan. 6
I
	ID numbers
		Students get new numbers, not SSN July 8
	InfoFair focuses on SMART patients March 24
	International conference April 7

J
K
	Karate club invites faculty, staff March 3
	Kingsbury Hall
		Sponsors New York tour Sept. 10
		Web site gives info Sept. 23
	KUED/KUER (see Media Services)
L
	Legislature
		Get involved now for most influence Sept. 23
		How to influence during session Jan. 6
		President meets one-on-one Jan. 6
		Budget request stresses flexibility Jan. 6
		Annual presentation about U of U Feb. 18
		Special edition coming Friday March 3
	Librarians restored to faculty ranks May 26
	Libraries
		Marriott extends Special Collections hours August 26
		Banned Books exhibit includes familiar titles Sept. 23
		Marriott locate cashier with copiers Dec. 16
		Adjust hours for holidays, semester break Dec. 16
		Service delivers articles by fax Dec. 16
		Strike back on high journal costs  Jan. 21
		State Pioneer provides services March 3
		Special Collections will close for move April 21
		Marriott will charge for use of Gould Auditorum June 23
M
	Mail
		Incoming mail must have new addresses Dec. 16
	Majerus will sign books March 8 March 3
	Management tips
		How to make decisions stick July 8
		How you say things makes a difference July 29
		Seven habits of good managers Nov. 4
		Use opportunities to build leadership Dec. 16
		Author's ideas to energize employees Feb. 3
		Separate recognition from raises, inflation gives false "progress" March 3
		Get new employees to orientation on time March 24
		Teamwork fails when fear factor applies June 23
	Martin Luther King celebration events  Jan. 6
	Media Services
		KUED joins all TV stations in going digital Feb. 3
		Local stations will share antenna site March 3
	Meterology Web site give unique information Dec. 2
	Mission Statement in catalog, on Web www.utah.edu under "Overview" July 29
	Moran Eye Center department feature Dec. 2
	Museum stores offer holiday gifts Dec. 16
	Music in education workshop April 7
N
O
	Olympics
		Planning committees reorganize Nov. 4
		Test events give opportunity to volunteer Nov. 18
		U cooperates in Justice Dept. probe	Feb. 3
		University not involved in scandal, will get benefits Feb. 18
		No classes, but U will not close for Games Feb. 18
		U volunteers perform well at test events March 24
P
	Pay policy
		Payday may be twice per month Nov. 18
		'98 is 27-paycheck year Nov. 18
		Payroll reporting goes paperless with KRONOS  Jan. 6
		Pay scales use new system July 8
		Paychecks will come twice per month Feb. 18
		Use new employee ID in KRONOS May 5
	Parking (see also Transportation)
		Hammerhead removal adds spaces August 26
		No fee collection at football, basketball games August 26
		Installation parking like Commencement Sept. 10
		Reminder that Installation is Friday Sept. 23
		Regs apply during breaks, Oct. 8-9 tickets waived Nov. 4
		Payroll deduction permits become tax free Dec. 16
		1999 summer projects add spaces  May 5
	Paydays will be twice per month beginning in May April 7
	Pay-raise guidelines from president March 24
	PEAK Academy
		Faculty/staff Fitness Program for fall July 29
		Faculty/staff fitness for summer April 21
		Cholesterol checks in July June 23
	Peoplesoft (Utah 2000) 
		Financials go live July 8
		Training on Windows, applications July 8
		Q&A sessions on Financials August 12
		Training on HR forms August 26
		Web site offers question/answer service August 26
		How to print class rosters Sept. 10
		HR forms on the Web Sept. 10
		Newsletter on Web site Oct. 7
		New system replaces department numbers Nov. 4
		Windows, other related software training Nov. 4
	Pioneer Theatre
		Zoo-Arts-Parks funds May 5
	Plant operations
		Grounds will try low-water garden May 26
	Policies www.admin.utah.edu/ppmanual
		Honorary namings of buildings, etc. July 8
		Information resources use policy July 29
		Vehicles on walkways July 29
		Three-day absence tantamount to resignation July 29
		Reductions in force July 29
		Revisions to Travel Policy Sept. 10
		HR bulletins answer questions  in print and on Web Oct. 7
		Financial disclosures Dec. 2
		Staff grievances, appeals Jan. 6
		Computer-purchase approval requirement dropped April 7
		Vacation changes for new employees, VPs April 21
	President
		Machen will address faculty August 12
		Installation set for Sept. 19-26 August 26
		Parking for Installation Day Sept. 10
		Reminder that Installation is Friday Sept. 23
		Outline of Installation speech Oct. 7
	Purchasing
		Product show features state contract vendors Oct. 21
		managers: give the Purchassing Card a look  Jan. 21
Q
R
	Rank system for faculty revised by Senate  Jan. 21
	Red Butte Garden
		Music/breakfast series Feb. 3
		Giant Bugs open Children's Garden May 5
		Zoo-Arts-Parks funds May 5
	Regents, Board of
		Set teaching load averages for institutions Sept. 10
		Task force proposes performance measures Sept. 23
		President sees progress on funding formulas Nov. 18
		U Trustees respond to queries from Regents Nov. 18
		Approve graduate tuition differentials Feb. 18
	Registration, Registrar's Office
		Class rolls now on Web for instructors April 7
	Research
		External funding hits all time high Sept. 10
		Seed Grant Program funds 17 projects Sept. 23
		Biology program involves undergrads Oct. 7
		Seeds grants support innovation March 3
	Retirement plans
		TIAA/CREF teleconference on personal finances Oct. 21
	Rice-Eccles Stadium (see "Stadium")
	Risk Management
		Defensive driving refresher required Nov. 18
		Rental care insurance state contract changes Nov. 18
		Web site provides self-service forms March 3
		Warning about thefts, especially laptops May 26
S
	Safety (See Environmental Health and Safety)
	Science education center seeks faculty involvement April 21
	Secretaries association (see CDUS)
	Semester system
		Reminder of Monday substitute day Feb. 3
		Registration cycle changes Feb. 3
		Transition a success, chair says May 5
	Shuttles, see Transportation
	Snow closures, tune KUED/KUER Oct. 21
	Speakers Bureau gives linnks to community  Jan. 21
	Sponsored Projects
		Workshop on Fastlane NSF grants March 24
	Stadium
		On schedule July 8
		Named Rice-Eccles August 12
		Open house Labor Day August 26
		Press Box area available for receptions Sept. 10
	Staff Advisory Council (UUSAC)
		Elects officers, solicits members July 8
		Newsletter advises on lobbying Legislature Dec. 16
		Seeks staff for U of U committees March 3
	Stockham, Tom, will receive Academy Award Jan. 21
	Student Affairs
		ID Bureau closes to upgrade computer Sept. 23
		Several fees consolidated into one, cuts red tape May 5
	Student Commission seeks to eliminate red tape Oct. 21
	Student privacy protestion measures Nov. 4
T
	Tanner Lecture events focus on spirituality April 7
	Teaching
		Users group for online courses Dec. 2
		President consolidates awards Jan. 6
		Technology workshop for faculty Feb. 3
		Technology workshop/electronic instruction March 3
	Telecommunications
		Updates due for White Pages Feb. 3
		Online directories access PeopleSoft Feb. 18
	Telephone scams: "toner phoner" July 8
	Transportation
		UTA bus passes available at no charge August 12
		Shuttles change routes drop side trips August 26
		Shuttles make more changes, un-changes Sept. 10
		Shuttles restored to old routes, but new GREEN remains Sept. 23
		UTA plans "Skip Trip" month to promote the bus Sept. 23
		Phase II housing closes east-west Fort Douglas roads April 7
		BLUE Shuttle skips business loop April 21
		YELLOW shuttle serves UNI, ARUP May 26
		YELLOW makes Chipeta loop permanent June 23
	Training
		Health care management certificate program Dec. 2
		Workshop for supervisors on employee separations Jan. 6
		Technoloogy workshop for faculty  Feb. 3
		Health care management adds entry-level training  June 23
	Travel
		Rental care insurance contract changes Nov. 18
	Tuition
		Regents approve HSC graduate differentials Feb. 18
U
	University College
		Begins operation August 12
		Refer new students to  May 5
	University Communications Office
		Speakers B ureau gives links to community  Jan. 21
	Utah Education Network supports education Feb. 3
	Utah Museum of Fine Arts
		Zoo-Arts-Parks funds May 5
	Utah Museum of Natural History
		Hansen Planetarium Web site www.utah.edu/Planetarium July 8
		Zoo-Arts-Parks funds May 5
		Kids sleepovers in dinosaur hall May 26
	UUSAC (see Staff Advisory Council)
V
	Veteran's Day will see observances, classes meet Nov. 4
W
	Wellness Fair Feb. 24 Feb. 18
	Wetlands, Riparian center opens doors  Jan. 21
	Women's Club
		Seeks new members August 26
X
Y
	Youth opportunities
		EXCELS camps March 24
Z
	Zoo-Arts-Parks funds May 5



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