PRESIDENT SEEKS NOMINEES FOR ANNUAL STAFF AWARDS
President Alastair Summerlee is calling for nominations for the President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service. The awards recognize employees who have demonstrated outstanding service and/or who have made significant contributions to the University community beyond what is expected of their position. All non-academic full- and part-time U of G staff who have been employed for at least two years are eligible for the award. The nomination deadline is May 31. For full details, visit www.uoguelph.ca/president/exemplaryservice.shtml. A hard copy of the nomination package is available from the President's Office on Level 4 of the University Centre.
CBS CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE DEAN The College of Biological Science is seeking nominations and applications for the position of associate dean for the B.Sc. program. The initial appointment will be for a three-year term with 60-per-cent release time from the faculty member's home position. The associate dean will chair the B.Sc. program committee and be a member of all its subcommittees. The ideal candidate will hold a tenured faculty appointment in one of the departments in the B.Sc. program. Nominations and applications should include a statement of interest, CV and names of three referees and must be submitted by Feb. 21 to Prof. Jacqueline Murray, chair of the selection committee, c/o the CBS dean's office.
CONFERENCE TO EXPLORE ASSESSMENT OF TEACHING
Teaching Support Services and the Office of Open Learning are sponsoring the McGraw-Hill Ryerson Conference on “Assessing Teaching in Higher Education: Practice, Problems and Progress” Feb. 21 and 22. Keynote speakers are Teresa Dawson of the University of Toronto at Scarborough, Mary Taylor Huber of the Carnegie Foundation, Brian Little of Harvard and Carleton universities, Ron Smith of Concordia University and Marty Wall of the University of Toronto. Pre-conference workshops will be held Feb. 20. For complete details and to register, visit www.open.uoguelph.ca/mhrconference.
OAC LECTURE TO FOCUS ON ONTARIO'S GREENBELT
OAC's public lecture series presents Prof. Stew Hilts, chair of the Department of Land Resource Science, and Bob Bedggood, chair of the Agricultural Adaptation Council, discussing “Ontario's Greenbelt: A Farm Perspective” Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 1714 of OVC.
ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE
Occupational Health Services will hold a Blood Pressure Clinic Day for U of G employees Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the foyer of the University Centre. Come and have your blood pressure checked, ask questions and pick up information on getting “heart smart.”
University of Guelph | Guelph, Ontario, Canada
| N1G 2W1 | Tel: 519-824-4120
University of Guelph