January 20, 2010
In the spotlight
Day of Service draws many; 'Walk the Talk' celebration continues
More than 260 volunteers participated in Purdue's Day of Service on Monday (Jan. 18) during the University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Volunteers worked on 23 projects for local nonprofit agencies, including Cary Home for Children, Columbian Park Zoo and Hanna Community Center.
Purdue's celebration, called "Walk the Talk," continues Thursday (Jan. 21) with a talk titled "Seeing a Color Blind Future" by Columbia University law professor Patricia J. Williams. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Purdue announces search for vice president for student affairs
Purdue officials announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) that a national search is under way to replace Thomas B. Robinson, vice president for student services, who announced internally last summer his plans to retire at the end of the current fiscal year on June 30. Read more...
All University employees to receive 2009 W-2 forms by mail
The Tax Office has targeted today (Jan. 20) as the date it expects to mail 2009 W-2 wage and tax statements to University employees. Read more...
Deadline to apply for APSAC professional development grant is March 1
APSAC is now accepting applications for its individual professional development grants. Grants generally fund professional education; attendance at lectures, conferences and seminars; or tuition assistance for academic classes. Read more...
Proposals sought for learning outcomes assessment grants
The Office of the Provost is accepting proposals for learning outcomes assessment grants.
The grants are available to support activities that are focused on confirming and improving student learning, such as developing / purchasing assessment tools such as exams and surveys, conducting focus groups, analyzing assessment results or developing an assessment plan. Read more...
HTM's John Purdue Room now open for lunch
The John Purdue Room, a dining venue in Stone Hall operated as part of the academic program of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, is open for lunch for spring semester. Read more...
Purdue TAP offers suggestions for managing business in 2010
If the economy begins recovering this year as hoped, administrators at Purdue's Technical Assistance Program say smart managers will make the most of an improved business climate. Read more...
On the Web
A feature-length documentary called "Black Purdue," which chronicles the experiences of African-American students at Purdue University since the 1890s, can be viewed online at www.purdue.edu/blackpurdue.
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