SF State Magazine now online
The newest edition of SF State Magazine is now online. Featured in this issue are a photo essay about Afghanistan, a look back at the tenure of the late August Coppola, a report on Whirlwind Wheelchair International's efforts in Haiti, an introduction to SF State's latest NSF CAREER grant awardee and a list of the latest publications and recordings by faculty and alumni. To read the magazine, visit www.sfsu.edu/~sfsumag/archive/fall_10/index.html
On-campus search for new Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Academic Affairs is seeking applications and nominations for Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. Applicants must be tenured, full professors. The complete position description is posted on the Academic Affairs website at www.sfsu.edu/~academic/jobs.html
The search committee members are: Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro (Committee Chair), Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Studies Gail Evans, Chair/Professor of BECA Scott Patterson, Assistant to the Dean of the College of Business Janet Remolona-Blecha, Chair/Professor of Public Administration Genie Stowers, Professor of Chemistry Ray Trautman and Chair/Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner.
Review of applications and nominations will begin Feb. 15, 2011. Direct questions to Christine Nagaya, staff liaison to the committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1142.
Web template update scheduled
The University is planning its next annual modification of the standardized Web template. The template is used by colleges and departments to present a unified identity on official University Web pages and to ensure compliance with section 508 accessibility requirements.
To suggest features or functions to be addressed in this update, please complete the survey at www.sfsu.edu/templatesurvey/
Suggestions for modifications will be reviewed by the Disability Programs and Resource Center, Division of Information Technology and University Communications. Suggestions that meet accessibility, functional and branding requirements will be implemented in version 1.06 of the template code.
Revised code will be ready for use by March 1. Notification of the new code's availability will be made in CampusMemo. To be alerted when version 1.06 is ready, subscribe to the Web Development e-mail list at www.sfsu.edu/~news/webtemplate/download.html
This week in Insiders: Associate Professor of Creative Writing Nona Caspers, Librarian Ned Fielden, Librarian Mira Foster and Senior Director of Development Mark Kelleher.
Read Insiders: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall10/dec20insiders.htm
This week in Newsmakers: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Gene Chelberg and Director of the Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan.
We mark the passing of Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the College of Humanities Jane Gurko and Professor of English Gail Weinstein.
Submitting events to CampusMemo
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Click on the link for each event to view full listing in the University Calendar.
Fall '10 Final Exams
Fall '10 Department Meetings
Fall '10 Evaluation Day
Fall '10 Grading Day
Jan. 3: Fall '10 Semester Ends; Grades Due: 1 p.m.
Jan. 11: AT Winter Institute: A Teaching with Technology Showcase and Academic Technologies Expo: 9 a.m.
For more upcoming events, see the University