Landis wins Faculty Assembly run-off

April 21, 2011

Kevin Landis, associate professor, Visual and Performing Arts, was elected a College of Letters, Arts and Sciences representative to the UCCS Faculty Assembly in a run-off election. He defeated David Weiss, associate professor, Chemistry, for (More)

Benefit plan enrollment begins soon

April 21, 2011

Open enrollment for the 2011-12 plan year begins at 8 a.m. May 2, and ends at 5 p.m. May 27. Online enrollment begins at 8 a.m. May 11.

Decisions that could impact open enrollment are still being finalized, according to Mark Gelband, manager, Publications and Records Administration, Payroll & Benefits Services. That information will be presented in a future CU System Faculty & Staff Newsletter. (More)

New Faculty Representative Assembly officers elected

April 15, 2011

UCCS Faculty Representative Assembly President Catherine Kelly, associate professor, College of Education, announced results of the election for assembly positions for 2011-2012 at the April 8 meeting.

After a year as president-elect, Katie Kaukinen, associate professor, School of Public Affairs, becomes assembly president. Kelly will remain active on the assembly executive board as past president. (More)

Winkelbauer accepts new position

April 14, 2011

Brian Winkelbauer, vice president, CU Foundation, announced this week that he will become associate vice president for university advancement at the Colorado School of Mines Foundation effective May 16.

During the search for Winkelbauer’s replacement, questions about fundraising should be directed to the CU Foundation Office, 255-5100.

In Memory: William Shultz

April 14, 2011

William Shultz, an academic advisor in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences from 1979 to 1990, died April 7. A visitation is scheduled for 5 p.m. April 14 and funeral for 10 a.m. April 15.

His obituary, as it appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette, follows (More)

Financial Aid director candidates visit campus

April 7, 2011

Four candidates interviewing for director of the UCCS Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment visited campus during late March and early April, meeting UCCS leaders, touring the university and answering questions in open forums.

Homer Wesley, vice chancellor, Student Success and Enrollment Management, said the search committee hopes to move quickly in making a selection. (More)

Education dean finalists to visit campus

April 7, 2011

Three finalist candidates for the position of dean of the UCCS College of Education will meet with faculty and staff in open forums and campus receptions during April 12, 19 and 26. A fourth finalist met with faculty and staff April 5.

Brief descriptions of the candidates and the dates and times of their forums and receptions follow. The candidates were selected as finalists by a campus-wide search committee chaired by Venkat Reddy, dean, College of Business. (More)

Christensen to return to faculty

April 6, 2011

Tom Christensen, dean, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, recently announced plans to return to the faculty in June 2012.

Christensen will return to teaching and research as a professor in the Department of Physics and Energy Science. (More)

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