Monthly Mailing to Deans - September 2015

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TO: Deans  
FROM: P. Barry Butler
Executive Vice President and Provost

September 28, 2015

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

Events and deadlines:

Date Event/Deadline Responsible
Oct. 1 Spring 2015 course fee requests due Deans and budget officers
Oct. 3 You@UI Academic and Student Life Open House Faculty and staff
Oct. 9 “Fall 2015 Mapworks: What We Know About the New Student Transition” Faculty and staff
Oct. 30 Deadline to apply for International Programs Summer Research Fellowships Tenured/tenure track faculty
Nov. 20 Deadline to apply for International Programs Major Project Awards Tenured/tenure track faculty

Recent communications:

Date From To Item Action
Sept. 1 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs International Visiting Scholars Information/share
Sept. 2 Larry Lockwood Deans, Directors, and DEO Call for Spring Semester 2016 course fee requests Submit requests
Sept. 3 Downing Thomas Faculty and Staff International Travel Health Insurance Information/share
Sept. 8 Georgina Dodge Faculty and Staff "BMindful" Website Helps Avoid Conflict with Religious Holy Days Information/share
Sept. 8 Brent Gage Faculty and Staff Volunteers needed for largest UI student recruitment event October 3rd Register to volunteer
Sept. 11 Mirra Anson
Academic Support & Retention
Deans, Directors, and DEO Invitation to “Fall 2015 Mapworks: What We Know About the New Student Transition” Information/share
Sept. 14 Kelly Kadera
International programs
Deans, Directors, and DEO Funding Opportunities for UI Faculty Information/share
Sept. 23 Diane Finnerty Deans, Directors, and DEO UI Faculty Development Programs and Resources – Fall 2015 Information/share

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