Employee Announcements

  • Why do we need a written Constitution? - 7 hours ago | 78 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 4:47 PM

    On Thursday, September 17, the Departments of History and Political Science will present the annual Constitution Day lecture. This year, Dr. Yonatan Eyal will consider the question, "Why do we need a written Constitution?" Although we have come to take it for granted, the idea of having a written fundamental law was something of a novelty in the eighteenth century. 

    The lecture is free and will be held in the Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall, at 7PM.

  • Deadline For Grades of Incomplete - 10 hours ago | 48 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 1:50 PM

    The deadline to change any grades of Incomplete (I) from the Spring and Summer semesters is Tuesday, September 8th.  In accordance with academic policy, any remaining grades of Incomplete will be administratively changed to grades of F unless an extension approved by your dean is received in by the Office of the Registrar by that date.  Approved extensions can be sent to grace@xavier.edu.

    For more information: http://catalog.xavier.edu/content.php?catoid=17&navoid=832#Incomplete_Work

  • Divsion of Student Affairs Announcement - 12 hours ago | 252 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 11:49 AM

    The Division of Student Affairs announces a reorganization that aligns Xavier's student wellness programs and services.  Jean Griffin has been named Dean of Students and will oversee the McGrath Health & Wellness Center and the Psychological Services Center in addition to continuing her work in guiding the University's student conduct processes.  Joining Jean in the Dean of Students area is new staff member, Betsy Johnson, who is serving as the Assistant Director for Student Integrity, and Angie Kneflin, who is taking on a new Care Management Coordinator position.  Betsy and Angie join Jean and the rest of the staff at McGrath Health & Wellness and Psychological Services Center to promote student success, wellness and integrity in support of Xavier's commitment to the education and care of the whole person.

  • CTE Faculty in Residence Staff Sessions - 12 hours ago | 39 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 11:44 AM

    The Center for Teaching Excellence begins the staff sessions of the CTE Faculty in Residence program Wednesday, September 9th on the topic "The Innovation Imperative" at 1:00 p.m. in CLC 308. Dr. Rashmi Assudani, Management and Entrepreneurship, will discuss why innovation is needed in today's complex business world.  As the 2015 CTE Faculty in Residence, Dr. Assudani offers these sessions for staff in conjunction with her course, Creativity and Innovation. The remaining sessions are October 7, November 4 and December 2, all from 1:00-2:00.  More information, including how to register, can be found here on the CTE website.

  • Support Staff Timesheet Due Early - 14 hours ago | 100 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 9:51 AM

    Due to the Labor Day Holiday, Monday September 7, Support Staff Employees' Web Time Entry Timesheets for the pay date September 11, 2015 will be due by Noon on Friday September 4, 2015.  Approvers will need to approve their Support Staff Employee's Web Time Entry Timesheets by the end of the day on Friday September 4, 2015.  We cannot guarantee pay if a Support Staff employee does not submit their Web Time Entry Timesheet by the due date and time.  It may be helpful to contact your supervisor to let them know you have submitted your time for their approval.  For more information, call x3436.

  • Attention Faculty - Check Out This Opportunity - 15 hours ago | 142 views

    Posted: 9/2/15 8:39 AM

    Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Faculty Fellows Program

    As part of Xavier’s commitment to provide increased international engagement opportunities for students, the Center for International Education invites faculty members interested in teaching a COIL course during the Spring 2016 semester to submit an application to participate in the COIL Faculty Fellows Program. The COIL Fellows Program will equip faculty with the necessary theory, tools and processes to establish international partnerships, negotiate student learning outcomes, syllabi, and common assessments,  design common student tasks and projects, and identify technology tools. The COIL Faculty Fellows Program is overseen by the Center for International Education in collaboration with the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Design, Information Technologies, the Center for Mission and Identity, and the CORE Curriculum Committee. **Applications are due by September 8.** 

    COIL Faculty Fellows Program Application 

  • Keys Found - 1 day ago | 445 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 3:28 PM

    A set of keys, car and house/dorm keys, was found outside Alter Hall on Monday, August 31.  If you have misplaced your keys, please contact Marca Kasselmann, kasselmannml@xavier.edu, X3626, or come to the physics department office, Lindner 110.

  • Needed: SWAG Peer Educators! (Paid Position) - 1 day ago | 174 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 3:27 PM

    Xavier's Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) is looking for new Peer Educator's (PE'S) for the 2015-2016 school year! PE'S develop and facilitate prevention education programming on the critical wellness issues of sexual violence, interpersonal relationships, gender identity, and alcohol and/or drug use using a bystander intervention model. The goal is to create dialogue among peers that positively impact attitudes and behavior; and engage students in meaningful opportunities to create a healthy campus community that supports student success. Applications are now available at http://goo.gl/forms/hxiZqX65pE. Contact the SWAG program coordinator, Megan Bowling (bowlingm3@xavier.edu) for any questions or comments

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/SWAG

  • Needed: SWAG Peer Educators! (Paid Position) - 1 day ago | 61 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 3:27 PM

    Xavier's Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) is looking for new Peer Educator's (PE'S) for the 2015-2016 school year! PE'S develop and facilitate prevention education programming on the critical wellness issues of sexual violence, interpersonal relationships, gender identity, and alcohol and/or drug use using a bystander intervention model. The goal is to create dialogue among peers that positively impact attitudes and behavior; and engage students in meaningful opportunities to create a healthy campus community that supports student success. Applications are now available at http://goo.gl/forms/hxiZqX65pE. Contact the SWAG program coordinator, Megan Bowling (bowlingm3@xavier.edu) for any questions or comments

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/SWAG

  • The Pope Is Coming - Join the Conversation! - 1 day ago | 252 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 2:52 PM

    A Graced Moment: Awakening to Ecological Conversion with Pope Francis
    A Workshop on the new Papal Encyclical Offered by Xavier University's Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice
    With the Pope's visit to the States only a few weeks away, excitement is mounting - what will he say to Congress and the United Nations?  Get a preview of the Pope's message by joining Xavier University's Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice as we explore his recent encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home through engagement with the Pope's own words, discussion of what this means for us, and resources for further study
    Registration is now open for both our workshops.  Choose either Saturday, September 12th, 9-3 ($25 including lunch) or Saturday, September 19th, 1-5 ($10).   Scholarships are available upon request.  To register and for more information, visit us online at www/xavier.edu/issj and click on the tree. 

    1-Laudato Si 11x17.pdf

  • Got Writing Assignments? - 1 day ago | 239 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 1:24 PM

    If you are working on a writing project, you may want to visit Xavier's Writing Center, which is now open for the Fall semester. Our student tutors (both grad and undergrad) can help you at any stage of the writing process, from just getting started to polishing off a final draft. If you'd like to make an appointment, please give us a call at 513-745-2875. Our hours are MW 9:00 am-8:00 pm; TTH 9:30 am-8:30 pm; F 9:00 am-3:00 pm; and Sun 1:00-9:00 pm.

  • Dining & Retail Hours of Operation - Labor Day Wee. . . - 1 day ago | 204 views

    Dining & Retail Hours of Operation - Labor Day Weekend

    Posted: 9/1/15 11:08 AM

    The Office of Auxiliary Services would like to share the Hours of Operation for all of the Campus Dining and Retail Office's for the Labor Day Holiday Weekend, September 5th, 6th and 7th.


    1-Labor Day 2015.pdf

  • New Director for Institutional Research - 1 day ago | 171 views

    Posted: 9/1/15 11:07 AM

    Carol Maegly is pleased to announce that Ms. Emily Shipley has been named the Director of Institutional Research effective immediately. Emily brings more than six year of institutional research experience to this position. Congratulations Emily!

  • Why We Stay: Changing Role of Women in our Faith C. . . - 2 days ago | 143 views

    Why We Stay: Changing Role of Women in our Faith Communities

    Posted: 8/31/15 5:03 PM

    There are long-held beliefs that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam do not empower women.  But many of us choose to stay.  Why? Come participate in this vitally important conversation.

    Featured panelists are co-editors and authors of the recently published book: Faithfully Feminist. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

    Join us, Sunday, September 20, 2-6:30pm, Duff Banquet Center at Cintas. Free and open to the public.  Reservations appreciated but not required. 

    This event is part of Xavier's commemoration of the 50th Anniversay of Nostra Aetate.

    For RSVP and Sponsor information please see the flyer pdf.



  • SAASS moves to Cintas Center - 2 days ago | 339 views

    Posted: 8/31/15 3:54 PM

    Student Athlete Academic Support Services has officially moved to its new location in the CIntas Center. The phone number is x3489, the new ML is 7540. Questions? Please call Bobbie Terlau at x3489.

  • Academic Advising Center has a new phone number - 2 days ago | 207 views

    Posted: 8/31/15 3:48 PM

    ATTENTION - The Academic Advising Center's new phone number  - x 3488. Questions? Please call Bobbie Terlau at x 3488.

  • Starbucks and Hoxworth Blooddrive - 2 days ago | 254 views

    Posted: 8/31/15 12:54 PM

    Starbucks at University Station and the Howxworth Blood Center have teamed up for a Blood Drive event on Xavier's campus, in front of the Cintas Center.

    All Donors will receive a FREE Tall Starbucks beverage!

    This Blood Drive event will be held

    Tuesday through Friday (September 8th - September 11th)

    10:00am - 4:00pm

    1-Starbucks and Hoxworth Flyer.pdf

  • XU Handbell Ensemble Open to Students, Faculty, an. . . - 2 days ago | 153 views

    XU Handbell Ensemble Open to Students, Faculty, and Staff

    Posted: 8/31/15 10:27 AM

    The Department of Music and Theater is launching a new Handbell Ensemble as part of the Sacred Music degree program.  Under the direction of Jan Corrothers, this ensemble will meet on Monday evenings from 6:00pm - 7:15pm in Long Recital Hall, Edgecliff Hall.  There are currently twelve openings available for new ringers.  Open to all XU students, faculty and staff, this ensemble will participate in University masses/services and various concert events on campus and within the community.  Ability to read music is encouraged, but not mandatory.  For further information, please contact Jan at corrothersj@xavier.edu.  

  • FY17 Budget Development - 5 days ago | 115 views

    Posted: 8/28/15 11:50 AM

    Today is the first UPRC & AC meeting of 2015-16. We would like to take a moment to welcome our new UPRC council members, Marco Fatuzzo, Professor & Chair, Physics and John Kucia, Administrative Vice President and thank the council members who have completed their terms, Shannon Byrne-Cueva, Professor and Chair of Classics and Modern Languages and Lori Johnson, Assistant Provost, Student Enrichment.

    As a friendly reminder, you can access the UPRC site by using the Nexus Icon on the employee hub or the following link:


     New this year is a FY17 Budget Cycle Calendar. The calendar provides a way for the campus community to see the timeline for information being requested by and due back to the Financial Planning and Budgets office to develop the FY17 budget recommendation by UPRC.  

    We hope you enjoy our newest feature and we are looking forward to another great year!

    1-FY17 Budget Development Announcement.docx


    Posted: 8/28/15 10:43 AM

    Due to the high volume of new hire student workers, we have extended the timesheet submission deadline to Wednesday, September 2 by 5pm instead of Monday August 31.  If the student worker is unable to access their timesheet by Wednesday, September 2 you should contract the Payroll Department at ext 3436. The student payroll schedule is located at http://www.xavier.edu/controller/payroll/Payroll-Schedule.cfm and the instructions for Webtime entry is http://www.xavier.edu/career/Student-Employment1.cfm  for your convenience.  Thank you for your patience.

  • CTE Keynote - Chad Hershock - 5 days ago | 60 views

    Posted: 8/28/15 9:52 AM

    Faculty and staff are invited as Chad Hershock from Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Pedagogical Innovation provides the CTE’s fall keynote presentation on “How Teaching Works: Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies,” Monday, August 31st, 3:00-4:15 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium. Reception follows.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/cte/Chad-Hershock.cfm

  • Center for Diversity & Inclusion's Re-naming Cerem. . . - 5 days ago | 192 views

    Center for Diversity & Inclusion's Re-naming Ceremony

    Posted: 8/28/15 4:38 AM

    The Center for Diversity and Inclusion invites students, staff and faculty to attend our official re-naming ceremony on Monday, August 31 from 2-4pm. We are located in the Gallagher Student Center on the second floor. This ceremony acknowledges the evolution of a new identity center on campus that seeks to engage the entire Xavier community in dialogue about issues related to diversity and inclusion. During the ceremony, there will be brief words shared regarding our work on campus, tour of the space, CDI swag readily available and time to mingle over food and drink. We hope to see you there!

  • Join an XU Music Ensemble! - 6 days ago | 164 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 1:41 PM

    Do you love music? Do you sing or play an instrument? If so, we have a place for you in our ensembles! You do not have to be a music major to participate!

    Symphonic Wind Ensemble rehearses MWF 1-1:50. Jazz Ensemble rehearses TR 2:30-3:45. The Xavier University Pep Band performs at home Men's and Women's Basketball games and other special events. Please contact Dr. Benjamin Chamberlain (chamberlainb4@xavier.edu; 513-745-3865) if interested in either group.

    Concert Choir rehearses MWF 1-2:15. We also have Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus. Please contact Dr. Richard Schnipke (schnipker@xavier.edu; 513-745-2832) if interested in Choirs.

    Chamber Orchestra rehearses MW 4:30-5:45. Please contact Manami White (whitem5@xavier.edu; 513-745-3866) if interested in Chamber Orchestra.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/music/ensembles.cfm

  • Annual Performance Goals - 6 days ago | 183 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 1:06 PM

    Staff and administrators are invited to identify activities that will support “the appropriation of Xavier’s Jesuit identity at the individual…level” when making this year’s performance goals (such as under Section 2: Organizational Goals) to align with the University’s 2015-16 Goals.  For information on opportunities and activities, contact CMO Debra Mooney@xavier.edu.


    (note to editor: - please consult with me prior to making any changes to this submission)

  • iPads at University Library - 6 days ago | 406 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 1:06 PM

    The University Library now provides iPads for check-out at the Connection Center desk in the CLC.  These iPads may circulate outside the CLC building for the day. The library encourages students, faculty and staff to provide suggestions and feedback about their experience when returning the iPads.  Please contact Megan Martin, Circulation Supervisor, with questions: martinm29@xavier.edu.

  • Sustainability Day September 14 - 6 days ago | 160 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 12:14 PM

    September 14 will be Sustainability Day with the theme “Consumption Justice”.  Events include updates on Xavier sustainability efforts and remarks by Provost Scott Chadwick.  Political theorist Benjamin Barber will also be discussing his work, Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole, a thought provoking examination of our overproducing economy.  Please plan to attend from 3-4:30 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium in CLC.   Cosponsored by the Sustainability Committee, the Ethics/Religion and Society Program,  and the Brueggeman Center.  

    For more information: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Consumed/

  • Thou Shalt be Photographed! - 6 days ago | 416 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 9:25 AM

    We want to know what makes you smile! So come share your smiles with us at our open-air photobooth today from 5:30 p.m 'til 7:30 p.m. in front of Fenwick.  Bring your friends - new and old - to get your own free prints to take home!

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/campusuite25/modules/calendar.cfm?grp_id=2172&cal_id=39034#.Vd8O5PlVhHw

  • Manresa Volunteer Sign up - 6 days ago | 79 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 8:18 AM

    Faculty and Staff who have been at Xavier for more than a year are invited to serve as table hosts at the Manresa for New Faculty and Staff Luncheons hosted by the Center for Mission and Identity.  To sign up to be a table host, click here.  For more information, email Joe Shadle at Shadlej@xavier.edu.


  • Retirement 101 - Social Security and Medicare - 6 days ago | 105 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 7:35 AM

    The topic of the second session of the Retirement 101 session is tips on navigating Social Security and Medicare.  Sue Denny from the Social Security Office will be presenting this very informative session on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the Schott Hall Presentation Room.  Please register for this and other upcoming sessions by clicking the link below.