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UNI Online

(Vol. 1, No. 37)

Jan. 4, 2000

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

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Y2K: If you have problems you believe are related to Y2K, please call

the Y2K hotline at 3-4Y2K.

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NEW DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN: Based on your input, the Values, Vision,

Mission and Goals statements have been revised in the UNI Draft

Strategic Plan, and a new, much more detailed document identifying

objectives, actions and performance indicators for each goal has been

posted on the web. Please take the time to provide the same

thoughtful analysis and comment on this document that you did on the

previous one. You may send your comments to the committee via

e-mail or post them to the Draft Strategic Plan Message Board.

Draft Strategic Plan:

http://www.uni.edu/pres/draftstratplan2/

Message Board:

http://www.uni.edu/pres/draftstratplan/wwwboard/index.html

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The CBA Management and Professional Development

Center will conduct "Building a Culture for Motivating People and

Maximizing Performance," the first of the MPDC'S Management Training

Consortium workshop series for 2000. The workshop will be held in

CBB 1-3 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Jan. 13 and again on Jan. 19. For

more information and to register, call 3-5851 or 3-2965.

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TIAA-CREF SESSIONS: TIAA CREF representatives will be on campus

Jan. 11&12 for individual counseling sessions. If you're interested

in scheduling a session, call 1-800-842-2005, Extension 3010.

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INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE: Do you need assistance in

choosing and using instructional technology in your courses? If you

are using or want to know more about instructional technologies such

as WebCT, PowerPoint, creating web pages or emerging technologies

such as streaming media or desktop conferencing please contact TyAnn

Morehead, Instructional Design and Development Specialist. TyAnn will

be on campus during most of winter break to assist faculty in

preparing for spring semester.

mailto:tyann.morehead@uni.edu

http://www.uni.edu/its/et (choose instructional design and development)

Phone: 3-5854

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DISTANCE LEARNING TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP: A group of UNI

faculty and staff, in cooperation with Continuing Education, Contract

Training, is planning a technical workshop on campus for April 15, 2000

on distance learning tools. We request that any faculty members

currently working on distance learning projects contact

us with information about your project and technical interests. These

projects could involve any number of distance learning tools and

technologies. This workshop and project is funded by Deere, Inc.

If you want more information:

mailto:joan.ketels@uni.edu, or

mailto:daniel.power@uni.edu

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The Rod Library will be offering Internet and Database Workshops once

per week throughout January and February 2000. Visit the Rod Library

Workshop Calendar at

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/instruction/schedule.html

or call 3-2838 to learn more about these workshops.

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TAILORED LIBRARY TRAINING OFFERED: Will your spring Semester classes

be using the Internet or the Library? You may want to consider

reserving a library instruction session tailored to your specific

course objectives and assignments. The Rod Library faculty can

offer your class instruction ranging from a basic introduction to

advanced workshops on information retrieval. Interested? Call Cindy

Kruckeberg or Chris Neuhaus at 3-2838.

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EAP WORKS: The EAP WORKS Winter 1999 publication is available on the

Human Resource Web site. If hard copies are desired, please contact

Linda K. Miller at 3-7162.

http://www.uni.edu/hrs/eap

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NEWS

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CONVOCATION SPEAKERS: The committee planning a Fall 2000 Convocation

is seeking nominations for speakers who are: controversial or topical;

engage a broad audience rather than being single-discipline specific;

challenge or inspire on an educational level; and, preferably, have

some kind of book or media artifact that might be used to complement

his or her appearance. Brief, explanatory statements of nomination are

welcome immediately. Deadline is Jan. 19, 2000. Submit via E-mail to:

mailto:Convocation@uni.edu.

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DES MOINES HIGHER ED CENTER DIRECTOR: On Jan 9, a search will begin

for a director for the joint Drake/Regents Des Moines Higher Education

Center. Persons interested in applying may view the Job Description

and application procedures at:

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/51.html

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CNN YEAR-IN-REVIEW: Campus News Network is planning a special "1999

in Review" article. What’s the biggest thing you, your department or

your college accomplished this year? Please send submissions by Jan. 14.

mailto:campusnewsnetwork@uni.edu

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EVENTS

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ANCIENT POMPEII PROGRAM: The Black Hawk Regional Chapter of the Iowa

Archeology Society presents "Ancient Pompeii Today" at 7 p.m. Wednesday,

Jan. 5 in the front Dining Room of Mallard Point Retirement Residence,

2503 Orchard Drive, Cedar Falls. Werner Sell will provide slides and

commentary about the ruins of Pompeii as they appear today. For more

information, call Pat Higby, program coordinator, at 266-4934.

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MLK PROGRAM: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Life, The Legacy will

be presented Monday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m.,in the Maucker Union Expansion.

Join the UNI Community as time is taken to remember the life and

legacy of one of the world's greatest leaders of social change.

Through song, poetry, and reflection, the memory of Dr. King will

come alive.

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/st_activities/page8.html

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MLK OBSERVANCE AND VOLUNTEER FAIR: The Center for Multicultural

Education and the Placement and Career Services office present the

annual Volunteer Fair and Martin Luther King, Jr. program. The fair

is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 19. Mary Sawyer, author of "Black Ecumenism:

Implementing the Demands of Justice" and professor at Iowa State

University will keynote the event with a lecture on "Living Lives of

Service: Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr." All faculty and

staff are encouraged to attend and recommend the event to their students.

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ARTISTS SERIES: The UNI Artists Series welcomes one of the world's

great chamber orchestras, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, on Thursday,

Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Hall. For ticket information call

273-SHOW.

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Other events on the calendar this week at UNI:

http://access.uni.edu/acal/bin/callist.cgi?date=this_week

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