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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETINGNEW

The UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, via a conference call. Public access is in 025 GIL. The meeting agenda is posted on the presidential search site.  http://www.uni.edu/presidential-search/search-committee-meeting-agenda-12-11-12

EARLY PROCESSING OF STUDENT BIWEEKLY TIMECARDS FOR DECEMBERNEW

Dec. 15 is the cutoff date for the Dec. 26 biweekly payday. Because of the Christmas holiday, timecards will be processed early and must be approved by 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18 to be included in the Dec. 26 paycheck.

DECEMBER HEALTH, WELLNESS AND FITNESS E-NEWSLETTERS POSTEDNEW

December issues of the WRS E-Newsletter http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/docs/EnewsDecember2012(2).pdf and WRS Personal Fitness E-Newsletter http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/personal_training/docs/Newsletter_November,_December_2012.pdf are posted on the WRS website.  www.uni.edu/wellrec. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities, events and topics of the month.

POLICIES FOR YOUTH ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMS AND CAMPSNEW

In an effort to enhance the safety and security of youth participating in activities held on campus or in affiliation with UNI departments or organizations, several policies are under development. Visit the Enterprise Risk Management Council website  www.vpaf.uni.edu/ermc and click on the link "Proposed Policy Review." To have specific changes considered for the final drafts, please send an email itemizing those changes to policy-comment@uni.edu no later than Friday, Jan. 4. If you have questions, contact Tim McKenna tim.mckenna@uni.edu or Jan Hanish. jan.hanish@uni.edu

FAVORITE THINGS OF 2012

During the month of December, UNI will promote "These are my favorite things" on the UNI home page. Faculty, staff and students are asked to reflect on their favorite UNI events, memories or things of 2012 and send a 25-word or less comment to Lindsay Cunningham, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu. We will also include your name and department.

OPPORTUNITIES

TIAA-CREF COUNSELING SESSIONSNEW

A TIAA-CREF individual consultant will visit UNI Dec. 12,13 and 18 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics include: Am I on track for retirement? Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this? Is my current mix of investments appropriate? How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online for an individual meeting. https://publictools.tiaa-cref.org/tools/events?eventId=1-1AIQBHA or call 800-732-8353.

HEALTHY HOLIDAY EATING

UNI Employee Wellness will present "Healthy Holiday Eating" from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13,  in the CME. Lisa Krausman, UNI dietician, will educate employees on how to eat healthier during the holidays and offer healthy substitutes for holiday meals. Visit the HRS website www.uni.edu/hrs for more information and to register online. The first 10 people to register will receive an "Eat Right for Life" cookbook.

SAVE THE DATE FOR DIVERSITY WORKSHOPS

The Campus Coalition Builders will offer two full-day diversity workshops during spring semester and one in May. Dates include Feb. 1, April 11 and May 15. Registration is open to faculty, staff and students.  http://www.uni.edu/provost/diversity Please contact Karen Mitchell karen.mitchell@uni.edu if you are considering giving extra credit to students who participate in one of these workshops.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

EMPLOYMENT

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.

WELLNESS & RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.