News for the
WIU Campus Community
Oct. 15, 2010 • Vol 26, No.4
Presidential Search Meetings Notice
The Western Illinois University Presidential Search committee and members of the Board of Trustees met Oct. 11 and 12, and will meet Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22 in closed session, in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, to discuss personnel issues.
WIU Receives Grant for Prevention of Violence Against Women
Western Illinois University has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), to help further reduce incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
WIU Libraries to Host Forensics Exhibit and Speaker Series
Universities Libraries' Physical Sciences Library will host the 2010 Forensics Exhibit and Speaker Series from Friday, Oct. 15 through Monday, Nov. 15 on the WIU-Macomb campus.
Notices, Reminders and Upcoming Events
Microsoft Home Use Program Available for Employees
WIU faculty, staff, graduate students and teaching assistants may now download specific Microsoft software for just $9.95, thanks to an arrangement between Western's University Technology (uTech) division and the Microsoft Home Use Program.
Love Your Body Day 2010 - Fit It In Your Lunch Hour
Sample fitness classes, open free to the University and Macomb communities, will be offered Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Spencer Student Recreation Center.
Spring Fever in the Fall
Marietta Loehrlein, WIU professor of agriculture, will present a session on proper planting of bulbs for a beautiful flowerbed in the spring, Monday, Oct. 25.
Flu Shot Clinic
Flu shots will be available to all WIU employees/retirees and other state agency employees Monday, Nov. 8.
Social Security and Medicare Presentation Nov. 10
A Social Security representative will give a presentation and question-and answer-session on Social Security and Medicare.
Entry Deadline Nov. 18 for Triennial Photographic Competition
The WIU Art Gallery invites all serious amateur and professional photographers to
enter prints for the 19th triennial photograph competition, "The Photograph as an Art Object." The entry deadline is 4 pm. Thursday, Nov. 18.
Applied Exercise Physiologist to Discuss Exercise Benefits
Melinda Millard-Stafford, professor and associate chair of the School of Applied Physiology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver the third annual Cheryl J. Cohen Lecture Monday, Oct. 18.
"Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" Exhibit
The traveling exhibition of "Abraham Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," is on display now through Nov. 19 in Western's Leslie F. Malpass Library.
Horn Field Campus Corn Maze Open
The popular corn maze at Western Illinois University's Horn Field Campus (HFC) will be open from 1-4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October.
Graphic Novel Discussions at University Libraries
University Libraries' series of graphic novel discussions in Leslie F. Malpass Library Room 180.
Faculty and Staff News
Changes in Civil Service Personnel
Human Resources' listing of new employees, reassignments and promotions, and other
recent changes in Civil Service personnel is now available.
Civil Service Employee of the Month
Jody Zscheck, a graphic designer associate in Campus Recreation, has been
named the WIU October Civil Service Employee of the Month.
Division of Student Services Awards
The Division of Student Services named Don Myers, University Union Bookstore, one of its Employee of the Month recipients for September. View the list of Student Services award recipients here.
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