Employee Announcements

Open Forum for Professor Karim Tiro, Wednesday, October 26, 4:00 – 5:00 in Conaton Board Room

Posted: 10/25/16 5:26 PM

We are shifting the Open Forum for Professor Karim Tiro, the final CAS Associate Dean finalist, to 4:00 pm on Wednesday and the location to Conaton Board Room in order to facilitate faculty participation in the Faculty Open Forum for the Provost / Chief Academic Officer search. Faculty are welcome to attend the Provost session and then simply stay in the room for the Associate Dean Open Forum.

Posted: 10/25/16 2:50 PM

Once again the University is pleased to give continuing Xavier employees the opportunity to enjoy a men’s basketball game with their immediate family members.  If you are interested in receiving tickets, please click on the link below for additional information and the ticket request form.


Posted: 10/25/16 2:28 PM

It's the season for giving and being Men and Women for Others!  Xavier is working in partnership with the Hamilton County Deptarment of Job and Family Services to assist families in need during the holidays.  There are families of all sizes that could use your help.  If you or your department are interest in partiipating please sign up.

Questions?  Please contact the coordinating case worker, Holly Britton, at britth@jfs.hamilton-co.org.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/insidexavier/holidayproject/index.cfm

Posted: 10/25/16 12:05 PM

On Friday, 10/28/16, there will be NO PARKING in the gravel parking lot on the south side of the Alumni Center due to the Run Like Hell event hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and Xavier University.  Cones will be positioned to close off entrance into this parking lot on the Woodburn Avenue side as well as the entrance from the paved parking lot in front of the Alumni Center.

Posted: 10/25/16 11:01 AM

Join men's soccer on Wednesday, Oct. 26 as they take on top-ranked Creighton at the Xavier Soccer Complex at 7:00 PM. All faculty & staff members who present their ALL Card at the ticket tent will receive 4 complimentary tickets. The first 250 fans in attendance will also receive a pair of pink thundersticks in honor of their "Kick for a Cure" breast cancer awareness game. Come out and cheer on your Xavier Musketeers!

Posted: 10/25/16 9:27 AM

Women staff and faculty are invited to reflect on their work at Xavier Thursday, October 27th  in the Fenwick Conference Room from 12-1pm.  Participants will receive a copy of her newly published book, "Mastery and Moxie in 31 Days: A Journal and Guide for Career Women," printed with support from a Women of Excellence grant.

Posted: 10/25/16 9:04 AM

Today at 4:00 in Kennedy Auditorium, local sustainability experts will discuss Climate Justice: The Role of Local Sustainability. Gabe Gottlieb, Professor, Ethics/Religion and Society, will moderate a panel including: Larry Falkin, Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability, John Schulte, Exec. Director, XU Physical Plant, Roxanne Qualls, Asst. to the XU Provost for Civic Affairs, Scott Burns, President, Global Asset Recovery Programs LLC, and Carmelle Wasch, President, XU Student Sustainability. Information tables on local sustainability begin at 3:30. For more information, visit www.xavier.edu/green.

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

Posted: 10/24/16 7:23 PM

The Lavender Scholarship is new and is availble for self-identified LGBTQIA+ Xavier students. Applications are available on Orgsync and are due by 5pm on November 22nd.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil, Assistant Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, at oneilk2@xavier.edu.

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Posted: 10/24/16 7:12 PM

PWR will host their usual bi-weekly meeting this Wednesday, October 26th at 7pm in GSC 280. All women-identified students, faculty, and staff are welcome. No reservations required.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey O'Neil at oneilk2@xavier.edu.

Posted: 10/24/16 6:00 PM

Xavier’s Bias Advisory and Response Team (BART) has recently been made aware of incidents that have occurred on campus involving elements of racial bias.  BART’s response protocol when incidents of this type are reported includes offering support for impacted community members. 

On Wednesday, October 26th from 4:30-6:00pm in the Arrupe Overlook in GSC, BART will host a support forum for individuals who have been negatively impacted or harmed by recently reported racially biased incidents on campus.  BART will also welcome the participation of Xavier community members who would like to support those affected by these racially divisive incidents. Please help us spread the word!

For more information, please contact BART co-chairs, Taj Smith or Jean Griffin or visit the website.


For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/dean-of-students/About-the-Bias-Advisory-Group-Committee.cfm

Professional development opportunity: SafER Zones Trans 101- FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

Posted: 10/24/16 5:06 PM

New SafER Zones Trans 101 workshop available from the SafER Zones workshop series. Don't miss this professional development opportunity taking place on Wednesday, November 9th from 10am-12pm in GSC 214

?E-mail Kelsey O'Neil at oneilk2@xavier.edu to reserve your spot today.

You may also reach them at 513-745-1029


Posted: 10/24/16 3:51 PM

Come meet the Pope’s Rabbi, Rabbi Abraham Skorka, and hear him speak about his life and relationship with the Pope. Enjoy an evening of education about Rabbi Skorka’s history and his impact on the way people of different faiths come together with respect and love.

For FREE tickets, visit www.xavier.edu/skorka

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Posted: 10/24/16 3:20 PM

Join us for a community dialogue on "fitting in," "standing out," and cultural appropriation on Halloween day, Monday October 31, 2016. The dialogue begins at 3:00pm. Courageous Conversations is a dialogue series for students, faculty, and staff to gather and discuss current topics relevant to or intersecting with racial justice. Sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (Galagher 280).

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Posted: 10/24/16 2:00 PM

Stephen Yerian, emeritus, Department of Physics, partner of Christine Anderson, Department of History,  passed away October 21. Visiting hours 4 PM to 6:30 PM, Thursday, October 27 at Gilligan Funeral Home, 2926 Woodburn Ave. Celebration of Stephen’s life following visiting hours at Betta’s Italian Kitchen, 3764 Montgomery Rd. Donations may be directed to Xavier University Physics Department Hauck Fund or School of Nursing Support Fund, at Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-5430.

Posted: 10/24/16 1:59 PM

The wait is over, Fall Delta Week is here!!!  Come out to our week long events and hang with your favorite Deltas! Fall Delta Week, October 24th – 28th. Attached is a flyer with the locations and times for each event. See you there!


Posted: 10/24/16 1:32 PM

Please mark your calendars for the Staff Open Forum to discuss the Provost & CAO position with Jackie Mildner, Principal, and Leslie McCarthy, Senior Associate of Isaacson Miller Search Firm. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 2:00-2:45pm, Conaton Board Room, 2nd Floor Schmidt Hall

This is an information-gathering process that helps Isaacson, Miller fully understand the narrative that Xavier tells about itself, the organizational context for the role, and the pivotal challenges this person will face. Some questions you may want to consider ahead of the forum:

  • What is Xavier’s story?  What is the right, compelling and truthful narrative that the Search Committee and the firm should use?  What is the pitch? 

  • What are your aspirations for the future? In 3-5 years, what will Xavier have achieved?

  • In what ways can the next Provost help you reach these aspirations?

  • What are the characteristics, skill set, or experiences we are looking for in the next Provost?

If you are unable to attend but have input or a comment to share, please email your comment to one of the Staff Advisory Committee representatives by the end of the day, Friday, October 28.

Skip The Caf and Join the Lovely Ladies of AKA for a Pre-Thanskgiving dinner

Posted: 10/24/16 12:49 PM

Come and grab food prepared by the members of the Sigma Omega Graduate Chapter. Menu items include ribs, mac and cheese, caramel cake, all sorts of salads, plenty of appetizers, and much much more! Stuff your face with as much food as you can for $5 a plate! See you this Sunday at 3p! 



Posted: 10/24/16 12:09 PM

Winter is coming, make sure your XU Alert information is up to date.  In the event the University is closed or classes are cancelled an XU Alert will be sent to you with a phone call, TXT message, or email.  To Sign up or update your XU Alert information go to: www.getrave.com/login/xavier and login using our Xavier username and password.  You can also check the operating status on the Xavier Univeristy Campus Safety Page  #BeSafeXU

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

Posted: 10/24/16 11:37 AM

University Library honored the three student finalists for the Library Prize for First Year Seminar Students and their families at its luncheon during Family Weekend.  First place and $750 was awarded to Patrick Tilden. Dr. Graley Herren, English Department, nominated Tilden for his project "Dylan's Relationship with Religion" for Herren's First Year Seminar class Bob Dylan.

Second place and $150 was awarded to Angela Provenzano. Dr. Chris Anderson, History Department, nominated Provenzano for her project "The Open Casket of Emmett Till" for Anderson's First Year Seminar class Popular Culture and the Civil Rights Movement. Third place and $100 was awarded to Eric Egan. Dr. Marita von Weissenberg, History Department, nominated Egan for his project "The Price of a Child: How China's One-Child Policy Affected Marriage and Family Life" for von Weissenberg's First Year Seminar class Marriage: Crises and Renewal.

All three projects will be showcased in Exhibit, Xavier's digital repository for faculty and student scholarship.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/library/2016/10/First-Year-Seminar-Library-Prize-Award-Ceremony.cfm#.WA4pwi0rJpg

Internships for First and Second Year STEM Majors - Info Session Nov 1 7p

Posted: 10/24/16 11:05 AM

First and Second Year Science and Math Majors!

Are you interested in a paid internship for next summer?

Would you like to live on campus and provide fun and exciting STEM learning opportunities for Cincinnati youth?

Join the Xavier Noyce Program on November 1 at 7pm in Alter 007 for an information session about our upcoming internship opportunities. Light snacks will be served. 

For more information please contact Ashley Vaughn vaughna2@xavier.edu

Posted: 10/24/16 10:07 AM

The CTE announces an opportunity for faculty and staff members to participate in classes on November 1st and 2nd in order to celebrate our unique learning experiences at Xavier. Available class opportunities include science, literature, philosophy, making, and management, among others. In each class, visitors are invited to join in the learning process, preparing for and participating in class activities. Learn more and sign up to participate at the CTE website.

Posted: 10/24/16 9:46 AM

It's time to write your own. Can you write a novel during the month of November? University Library is giving you a head start and a prize to the Xavier student, faculty, staff or visitor who gets the farthest with a first draft. Join University Library and Trudelle Thomas and Jacki Lyon from the English Department for words of inspiration, registration, food and drink, and the chance to start your novel a few days early, this afternoon, October 24 at 4:30pm in the CLC atrium.

Posted: 10/24/16 8:36 AM

All are welcome to attend the Provost Area Assembly today, Monday, October 24th, beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Auditorium located in the Conaton Learning Commons. The event is being streamed live for those unable to attend in person. To view the live-stream, please access the XU Live site.  You will be prompted for your Xavier credentials prior to accessing the site. Contact the Help Desk at 4357 for assistance accessing the video.

Posted: 10/24/16 8:24 AM

Due to the Run Like Hell event occurring this Friday, the Woodburn gravel lot adjacent to Physical Plant will be closed between 5:00pm Thursday to 7:00am Saturday.

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