Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

Inside UNI launched in January 2013 replacing UNI Online and MyUNIverse News. Visit the UNI Online archives for information published prior to January 2013.
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Fall faculty workshop

The fall faculty workshop will take place from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, in the Maucker Ballroom (conversation and snacks begin at 9:45). The guest presenter is Peter Seldin, who will lecture and give a workshop on "Evaluating Teaching Effectively: What Works, What Doesn't and Why." More information and registration is available online.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Aug. 15 is deadline for pre-tax permit option

Permanent faculty and staff have until Aug. 15 to take advantage of the monthly pre-tax payment option for parking permit fees.  This applies to A & B permits.  Order permits in person in GIL 30 or via the online parking permit application. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Open forum for University Relations director candidates

Three candidates have been chosen for on-campus interviews for the position of director of University Relations (UR). Each will participate in a presentation open to the campus community. Presentations will be from 2 to 3 p.m., Aug. 9; 2 to 3 p.m., Aug. 15; and 11 a.m. to noon, Aug. 16. All presentation will be in the Maucker Union University Room. Resumes are posted on the UR website. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
New UNI Facilities and Administrative Cost Rate for Grants and Contracts

Effective July 1, UNI's federally negotiated facilities and administrative (indirect) cost rate is 33.8 percent of modified total direct costs (MTDC) for on-campus sponsored projects and 13.5 percent of MTDC for off-campus projects. For more information, see UNI Facilities and Administrative Costs.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
July Fulbright announcement

July Fulbright announcements are posted on the international programs website under announcements. For more information, email oip@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Register for WRS facility usage

Registrations for 2013-14 Wellness/Recreation Center and Health Beat facility use are now being accepted.  The fee for UNI employees is $182 for the year. Register online via payroll deduction by clicking "online registrations" or in person, at WRC 101.  Information about user polices and fees can be found online. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Inside UNI newsletter updates

Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff will resume a twice-per-week publication the week of Aug. 19. Inside UNI for Students will be emailed to students on Wednesdays starting Aug. 21. The deadline for submissions is noon, the prior Tuesday. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Wellness/Recreation Center closed Aug. 3 - 18

The WRC will be closed for annual maintenance and repairs Aug. 3 through 18, reopening Monday, Aug. 19. Health Beat will be closed Aug. 3 through 25, reopening Monday, Aug. 26. The WRC will also be closed Friday, Aug. 23, for annual training of all WRS student employees, reopening on Saturday, Aug. 24 for regular fall hours.  Summer and fall hours are posted online. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
NEH summer stipends - internal deadline: Sept. 9

UNI may nominate two full-time faculty to apply to the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Stipend program, a $6,000 award for two months of full-time research and writing. The internal competition deadline is 5 p.m., Sept. 9.

Monday, Aug 5, 2013
Fall university office hours

Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) for university offices resume.  Supervisors with staff who do not have email access should inform them of regular business hours.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Faculty and staff exclusive discount at Copyworks still available

As you're getting ready for the fall 2013 semester, remember that Copyworks is offering an exclusive discount to all UNI faculty and staff for printing needs. To receive the discount, orders should be submitted to University Relations at urprinting@uni.edu or 125 East Bartlett.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Visit UNI's new, interactive booth during Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18

Check out the new, interactive UNI booth in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fair, Aug 8-18. President Ruud will be at the booth to visit with fairgoers, alumni, prospective students and their families from noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Authorization for payroll deduction of ID card purchases

Electronic authorization for payroll deduction of purchases charged to your ID card is now available. Currently, employees can swipe their ID card at DOR dining centers and retail operations to charge the purchase and have the charge deducted from their paycheck. Effective Oct. 15, this service will only be available to employees who electronically authorize payroll deduction for purchases in advance. To authorize, go to e-Business UNI Employee Self Service and select UID Payroll Deduct Authorization. For more information, see additional navigation instructions or email Linda Gruetzmacher.

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

Fall 2013 courses focusing on workplace communication are in need of individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created, e.g., newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti for more information.

Friday, Jul 26, 2013
Library exhibit cases available

Submissions are being accepted from university departments or programs, student organizations and upcoming events to mount a display in one of the Rod Library's two display cases. For more information on the exhibit cases or to submit a request, visit the exhibits website.  

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer coming to UNI

UNI will welcome Doris Kearns Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, to campus Oct. 2 as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Goodwin will meet with UNI students at 4 p.m., Oct. 2, followed by a presentation at 7:30 p.m., in the Great Hall, GBPAC. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Reception for Melissa Payne

A farewell reception will be held for Melissa Payne from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, in the CME. Thank her for her service as student assistance/outreach coordinator in Student Affairs, and wish her well as she moves on to a faculty position at Ellsworth Community College. For more information, call 273-2332.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
DOR offices return to Redeker Center July 29

The Department of Residence offices will return to Redeker Center Monday, July 29. This involves: ID card services, room assignments, dining and housing administration, business office, technology, marketing, Fresh Beginnings and facility management.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Open enrollment changes viewable on fringe benefit statements

Open enrollment changes have been updated in e-business.  Employees may view changes on their fringe benefit statement effective Aug. 1.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Faculty and staff family picnic

Save the date for a faculty and staff family picnic from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, on the south lawn of the president's house. 

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Parking news

There are three significant parking changes for the new year.  Effective Aug. 1, the meter rate on campus will increase to 80 cents per hour.  Effective Aug. 24, parking and UNI moving citations will incur a $5 late fee if not paid within 10 days of issuance. This fee also applies to any violations paid via payroll deduction or student billing. The daily rate for permits used for conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. will be $2 for any dates requested beyond Aug. 25. Order parking permits online now to avoid lines in August. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Are you interested in a Workplace Local Food Box program?

UNI Employee Wellness is partnering with Iowa State University Extension to determine if faculty and staff are interested in the Workplace Local Food Box Program. A food box includes milk, meat, eggs, processed products and produce, featuring products from local growers, creameries and processors. Each week the food box will have different contents, and will be delivered to the workplace. Participants can register and pay online through the food box website. For more information, visit the Wellness Benefits website. Email Nick McCannn at anbfoodbox@gmail.com if interested.

Monday, Jul 22, 2013
WRS summer massage specials

Special pricing for massages runs through Friday, Aug. 2. To schedule an appointment, call 273-6119 or stop by WRC 104.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013
New Guided Independent Study courses offered

Enroll at any time, work at your own pace and take up to nine months to complete a course via UNI Guided Independent Study. More than 75 courses are available. The course list is posted online. For more information, call 273-2123 or email gis-program@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Employee Assistance Program online training

The new EAP provider, Employee and Family Resources, currently has online training sessions available for faculty and staff. These training sessions serve as an orientation of available resources and services offered. More information and registration are posted online. 

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