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Tuesday, May 20, 2003


UNI SERVICE CLUB PRESENTATION: Service clubs, such as Rotary and
Kiwanis, routinely request presentations by President Koob about
hot topics affecting higher education. University Marketing &
Public Relations will be working work with UNI faculty and staff
interested in delivering a 20-minute presentation to Iowaπs service
clubs. The PowerPoint, titled "Community Builders" can be found at The presentation includes
powerful information about workforce statistics, benefits of an
educated workforce, wealth creation, the role of education in the
economy, and current legislative issues affecting higher education
institutions in Iowa. Questions or comments can be directed to Stacey
Christensen, 3-3170 or



BOR AGENDA/MEETING: The next meeting of the Board of Regents, State
of Iowa, will take place May 21 in Vinton and May 22 in Iowa City.
The agenda is posted at
FY CLOSING SCHEDULE: It's time to prepare departmental accounts for
fiscal year close-out. The FY2003 closing schedule is set. For help
in meeting the year-end activities deadlines, review the FY2003 Year
End Calendar at
The MEMFIS Users Group PowerPoint presentation about the closeout, is available at
UNI IN THE NEWS: Dean Kruckeberg is quoted in this amusing story
from the Seattle Times
PAYROLL TIME SHEET CUTOFF CHANGE: The June 2003 payroll time sheet
cutoff date for merit time sheets and students using Kronos time
clock has been changed from Saturday, June 7 to Saturday, June 14.
To print off a revised copy of Payroll cutoff dates, see
RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Larry Gordon is retiring from UNI as a
Storekeeper II after 27 years of service. A retirement celebration
is planned at the Cedar Falls Amvets, 20th & Irving Sts. on Friday,
May 30 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. UNI AFSCME Local 2659 will host the
celebration and Shooting Star Sound Productions will be providing
Music and Karaoke. Come and wish Larry well.
SECURING ROBES FOR CONVOCATION: Academic apparel will be provided
free of charge, with orders handled by the Registrar's Office. For
ordering information visit
COURSE PACKETS: Print Services will no longer be producing or
selling course packets at Copy Central in the Rod Library.  As an
alternative, University Book and Supply offers this service and the
contact is Jeremy Strohman. 



COPY CENTRAL HOURS CHANGE: Copy Central, located in the lower level
of Rod Library, will be open from 10 - 2, Monday - Friday during the


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