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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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