Employee Announcements

  • FY17 Budget Development - 22 hours ago | 92 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:

                https://myxavier.sharepoint.com/sites/uprc/Pages/home.aspx

     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

  • STUDENTS WEBTIME ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED - 23 hours ago | 167 views

    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 - 1 day ago | 35 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. . . - 1 day ago | 145 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! - 1 day ago | 152 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 - 1 day ago | 163 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 - 1 day ago | 380 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 - 1 day ago | 148 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! - 2 days ago | 387 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 - 2 days ago | 75 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 - 2 days ago | 91 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. 

    http://www.xavier.edu/hr/Retirement-101-Registration.cfm 

  • A Huge Thank You! - 2 days ago | 195 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 8:24 PM

    The Office of Student Involvement would like to extend our thanks to the entire campus community for their assistance and support with Manresa 2015: Start Here! Many people across campus volunteered to assist with the program through move crew, check-in, faculty discussion sessions, interest sessions, and more, and the program wouldn't have been successful without all those who gave their time and energy!

    In addition, we want to thank those who assisted with the parent/family programs, the transfer orientation program, and the veteran student orientation program.

    Thanks for helping us to welcome all of our new students and families to the Xavier family!

  • Student Employee Web Time Entry - 2 days ago | 318 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 3:20 PM

    Due to the large volume of entries, any student who has been unable to enter their time for work this week of August 24th, should be able to do so by the end of the week.  Students have until Monday the 31st by 4:59 p.m. to enter their time for this week.    Contact Student Employment at claryv@xavier.edu with questions regarding this.  Thanks for your patience.  

  • Enjoy the outdoors in the library garden! - 2 days ago | 246 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 2:06 PM

    The garden area behind McDonald Library is now available for all members of the University community to enjoy the fresh air and spend time outdoors. Please access the garden through the first floor of the library using the glass doors along the back wall. The garden will be open weekdays 7am - 5pm during warm weather.

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

  • Campus Climate Survey - 2 days ago | 105 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 12:05 PM

    Thank you to all who participated in the Spring 2015 Campus Climate Survey for Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence- we had our highest participation rates to date. The Spring 2015 Survey results and the 2012-2015 Multiyear Comparison are now available.

    1-Title IX Survey Results Spring 2015.pdf

    2-2012 - 2015 Title_IX_Survey_Results_Comparison.pdf

  • Notice of Non-Discrimination - 2 days ago | 330 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 11:44 AM

    In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Xavier University does not discriminate, exclude from participation in, or deny benefits of its educational programs, admission policies, activities, or employment policies and opportunities on the basis of sex.  Questions about Title IX may be submitted to Xavier’s Title IX Coordinator Kate Lawson, GSC RM 332, x3046, lawsonk1@xavier.edu and/or the Office of Civil Rights, Cleveland Office, U.S. Dept. of Education, 1350 Euclid Ave., Ste 325, Cleveland, OH 44115, 216-522-4970,OCR.Cleveland@ed.gov.

  • Studio portraits - 2 days ago | 82 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 11:25 AM

    The new academic year is a good time to update your photo for the Xavier directory. The Office of University Communications offers studio sessions for faculty and staff to have portraits made or updated. The next session  is on Wednesday, September 2nd, from 11:00 to 12:00 and 3:00 to 4:00. The new photography and video studio is located in Alumni Room 114. No appointment is necessary.

     

  • Still Need Student Employees? - 2 days ago | 71 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 10:45 AM

    All student employee positions must be advertised to all students.  If you still have student position openings to be filled send me the attached position posting form so that your position can get posted on Hire-A-Muskie, Xavier's online job posting board. Later today or first thing tomorrow morning, I will be making an announcement to students to search on Hire-A-Muskie for on-campus student positions still available.

    If you have any questions or need to discuss, contact Vicki Clary at 513-745-4880 or claryv@xavier.edu

    1-Job Posting Form.doc

  • Spirit Celebration 2015 - 3 days ago | 307 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 10:08 AM

    Save the date of September 9 for Spirit Celebration . The special Mass and ice cream social is part of a long Jesuit tradition dating back to 1548 which honors the beginning of the academic year. This year’s Celebration will take place on the Academic Mall and include a blessing of Alter Hall. So that all may attend, classes and meetings will be suspended and offices will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

  • Join Us for International WoW Coffee Hour TODAY!! - 3 days ago | 177 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 9:18 AM

    The Center for International Education welcomes the campus community to join us for our first International Coffee Hour of the year! We will be outside the Gallagher Student Center in the new outdoor amphitheater beginning at 3:30pm. International snacks and iced coffee will be provided. We hope to see you there!! 

  • Needed: SWAG Peer Educators! (Paid Position) - 3 days ago | 351 views

    Posted: 8/25/15 1:54 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

  • Ryan Writers Series Poetry Reading by Claudia Keel. . . - 3 days ago | 106 views

    Ryan Writers Series Poetry Reading by Claudia Keelan

    Posted: 8/25/15 11:53 AM

    The Xavier English Department's Ryan Writers Series presents a poetry reading by Claudia Keelan on Tuesday, September 15, at 7:30 PM in CLC 412, Kennedy Auditorium. Claudia Keelan is the author of seven books poetry, including Utopic (Alice James Books,) Missing Her (2009) from New Issues Press, and the verse-drama O, Heart recently published by Barrow Street in the spring of 2014. Truth of My Songs: The Poems of the Trobairitz is her first book of translations (Omnidawn 2015). Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books, and the Jerome Shestack prize from the American Poetry Review.  She teaches at the Universityof Nevada, Las Vegas, where she is Director of Creative Writing programs and the editor of Interim (www.interimmag.org).

    For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/957134717676950/

  • Fall Safety Training Calendar - 4 days ago | 187 views

    Posted: 8/25/15 10:11 AM

    The Xavier Police Department posted the fall safety training calendar on the safety website www.xavier.edu/safety .  Please join us for one of our classes at Flynn Hall.  Please register for the class by clicking on the link on the calendar.  If you would like to schedule training for a campus group or department please contact Sgt. Bryce at 513-745-2010 or bryces@xavier.edu

  • Tenure and Promotion Information Session - 4 days ago | 58 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 4:25 PM

    Tenure and promotion information session

    Members of the University Rank and Tenure Committee as well as Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Scott Chadwick, are holding an information session on the tenure and promotion process for the 2015-2016 academic year. Faculty are invited to the session which will take place in the Conaton Board Room located on the 2nd floor of Schmidt Hall on Monday, September 14th from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

    The rank and tenure calendar, as well as instructions and forms for the tenure and promotion process, can be accessed on the NeXus Tenure site, located at https://nexus.xavier.edu/sites/tenure:

    The calendar, instructions, and forms are located on the left hand navigation bar within ‘Tenure & Promotion Instructions and Timeline.’

  • Is Xavier Up For the Challenge? - 4 days ago | 487 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 3:29 PM

    This October, Xavier Students, faculty, and staff are joining campuses around the region to raise awareness about mental health issues in their community by participating in the Warrior Run College Challenge.

    The Warrior Run is a 5K race and one-mile walk run in memory of Jim Miller, a former Xavier staff member that benefits Children’s Hospital’s Surviving the Teens program.  The Race will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015.  Universities competing in the “College Challenge”  participate in the race as runners, walkers, or volunteers, as well as fundraise for wellness initiatives on their campus. Last year Xavier won the inaugural College Challenge and received a traveling trophy, a $1,500 scholarship, as well as $5,000 to fund wellness initiatives on campus.

    Xavier students and student groups can REGISTER for this year’s Challenge and Race for a reduced rate of $10 before September 5. Faculty and Staff may also register and participate in the Race, or volunteer.

    Stay tuned for a Week of Wellness events on campus that precede the Run, October 1-7, 2015.

     

    For more information: http://www.cincywarriorrun.org/collegechallenge.php

  • Pope Francis Resources - 4 days ago | 193 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 3:25 PM

    In recognition of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22-27, information is available at www.xavier.edu/pope on the Jesuit Resource, including his principles, tips for leadership and happiness, quotes, and a brief biography.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/jesuitresource/news-events/Pope-Francis.cfm

  • CINCO Innovative Educator of the Year Award - 4 days ago | 186 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 1:10 PM

    Nominations are now open for CINCO Innovative Educator of the Year Award, presented by CINCO Family Financial Center Credit Union. $2000 in award money will be awarded to one winner and two finalists at the XU-Western Kentucky men’s basketball game on December 5, 2015. Nominations are open through October 12, 2015. To nominate a faculty member, please visit www.goxavier.com/CINCO. For more information, please contact Jennifer Reilly: jreilly@xaviersportsproperties.com .

    For more information: http://www.goxavier.com/CINCO

  • Benjamin Barber: "If Mayors Ruled the World" - 4 days ago | 181 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 10:50 AM

    and "Consumption Justice" Lectures. The date of this lecture is Monday, September 14.
    1. Consumption Justice, Sustainability Day: Kennedy Auditorium in CLC, 3:00 pm.
    2. If Mayors Ruled the World: The Cintas Center, Duff Banquet Room, 7:00 pm.


    Benjamin Barber (CUNY, The Graduate Center), in If Mayors ruled the World, Dysfunctional Nations and Rising Cities, argues that cities have, in the age of globalization, 'once again become democracy's best hope." Barber presents a way of rethinking the challenge of democracy: cities, unlike the limping nation-state, are positioned to connect local democratic participation with social and political power to promote lasting change.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/ers/Lecture-Series.cfm

  • The E/RS Interviews: - 4 days ago | 241 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 10:42 AM

    Community, Equality, Environment." This event will be held in the Cintas Center in the Duff Banquet Room at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 10.

    In the first of six E/RS interviews, Father Graham and Paul Colella (Philosophy) will discuss dimensions of "the American experience" based on both their personal experiences and academic pursuits. The E/RS interviews provide an opportunity for us to get to know in a more informal fashion members of the Xavier community.

     

  • 2015-16 Parking Permits - On Sale Now - 5 days ago | 371 views

    Posted: 8/23/15 12:23 PM

    Student Parking permits for the new 2015-16 academic year are now on sale. 

    Go to   www.xavier.edu/parking  , click on the “On Sale Now” link, and log into the site using your Xavier username and password.  The old 2014-15 permits expired on August 15, so order your new permit today.

    Adjunct Faculty can follow the same directions above to renew their annual permit.

    Faculty & Staff currently holding the “FS16” permit type do NOT need to acquire a new permit, as this permit is valid until August 2016.