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  Staffline: A Publication of the Staff Council SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
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A Note from President Sullivan

photo descriptionAnother school year is underway, and all around campus I see offices and departments in full swing as we welcome our students to this new semester of academic discovery and personal growth and learning. No matter what Department you are in or where you invest your energies on a daily basis at UVM, each one of our more than 3,000 staff colleagues plays an important part in making our campus a welcoming and rich environment for learning and living.

At Convocation last Sunday, I encouraged our new students to open their minds—to new experiences, to unfamiliar subjects, to divergent viewpoints—and to fully engage in the rich academic and cultural offerings on campus and in town. The Our Common Ground values that guide our UVM community create a framework for modeling the best of what an engaged, educated citizen can be. Continue reading . . .

Upcoming Staff Council Meeting
The next Staff Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 5th, 12:05-1:30 in Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. Click here for a copy of the agenda.

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Information from Staff Council:

Nominations Now Open for Representatives to Board of Trustees Committees!

photo descriptionWe are seeking one staff representative to the Budget, Finance and Investment Committee and one staff representative to the Committee on Educational Policy and Institutional Resources.

As a staff representative to the Board of Trustees, you'll attend your committee meeting and prepare short reports on committee proceedings to share with Staff Council and the UVM community. Details are available on the nomination forms:

BFI Nomination Form

EPIR Nomination Form

Nominations for these positions are due by Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. Please return completed nomination forms to the Staff Council Office (Waterman 313) or to Staff.Council@uvm.edu.


Information from around UVM:

Staff Appreciation Week - September 11th-15th, 2017

photo descriptionUVM’s Staff Appreciation Week is around the corner. It is the time of year when our University community sets aside a week of activities to celebrate and recognize staff for their dedication and contributions.

The festivities will start with the Social on the Green, Monday, September 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the Bailey Howe/Davis Green (between the Davis Center and Bailey/Howe Library). All UVM staff are invited and encouraged to attend this special picnic lunch hosted by President Tom Sullivan. Join your colleagues for a traditional barbecue with hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, and chicken, and enjoy music, great conversation, raffle prizes, games, and more.

The 7th Annual Staff Art Exhibit Reception, Celebrate Staff! Celebrate Art!, will be held on Thursday, September 14 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Davis Center's Livak Fireplace Lounge and Gallery. The art show, running September 5-29, will showcase the varied artistic talents of the UVM staff community. Meet several of the contributing artists and enjoy light refreshments. More information is available on the Staff Council's UVM Staff Art Exhibit page.

Visit HRDMA's Staff Appreciation Week page for the full schedule of activities and more information!


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