News for the
WIU Campus Community
March 4, 2011• Vol 26, No. 12
38th Annual WIU International Bazaar March 4-5
Travel around the world--by simply stepping inside the University Union--at the
38th Annual International Bazaar at Western Illinois University, with this year's theme, "Education Is the Seed of Knowledge."
Military Honorary Society Recognizes WIU
Because of its commitment to veterans and active duty service personnel, Western Illinois University has been
accepted as a charter member of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society.
Candidates for COEHS Dean to Interview March 9-22
Three candidates for the WIU College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) dean position will be on WIU's campuses for interviews beginning Wednesday, March 9, according to Susan Martinelli-Fernandez, College of Arts and Sciences dean and chair of the search committee.
Notices, Reminders and Upcoming Events
CITR Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Advisers
The Western Illinois University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research (CITR) is
now accepting nominations for the annual Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. Deadline for nominations is April 15.
SURS Sessions Available
A representative from SURS will be on campus to answer questions at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. Click here for more information.
Sustainability Brown Bag Lunch Discussions
The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs' (IIRA) series of Sustainability Brownbaggers lunch-time conversations continues on Tuesdays throughout March.
SURS to offer Self-Managed Plan (SMP) Education Seminars
The State University Retirement System (SURS) will offer
free Self-Managed Plan (SMP) educational seminars from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 and Thursday, April 21 at the SURS office in Champaign (IL).
Free Plasma Glucose Screening
Employee Wellness will sponsor a
plasma glucose screening from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 9.
Space Still Available for NYC Theatre Trip
Have you always wanted to see New York City through the eyes of a native New Yorker?
A limited number of spaces is still available for this year's trip with President Goldfarb.
President's Diversity Committee Seeks Nominations, Recipes for Cookbook
The University Diversity Council seeks nominations for the President's Excellence in Diversity Awards, as well as submissions for a cookbook that will be available at the annual President's Excellence in Diversity reception.
Click here for more information.
Faculty and Staff News
Civil Service Employee of the Month
Dixie Bodenhamer, an office support associate in Western Illinois University management and marketing department, is theCivil Service Employee of the Month for February.
Grants and Contracts
The most recent listing of faculty and staff grant recipients, provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects,
is available here.
View the most recent list of
faculty and staff presentations, publications, and more.
Call for Nominations: 2012 DFL
The Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Selection Committee is
soliciting nominations for the 2012 prestigious award from the faculty, staff and students of Western Illinois University.
Davis Named Diamond Honoree
Tracy Davis, director of the college student personnel graduate program,
has been recognized as a Diamond Honoree by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Foundation.
A Fulbright Footprint: Meloy Returns to Africa This Month
Linda Loxley Meloy, a Beardstown (IL) native and WIU alumna who has been a faculty member at her alma mater for 22 years, recently traveled to Nigeria via a Fulbright Specialist Program appointment.
Division of Student Services Awards
The Division of Student Services has named its
award recipients for February.