Inside Gustavus 

October 13, 2016 | Volume 49, Number 7

President Cabinet Summary

  1. Members approved the Facilities and Administrative Costs Recovery all-college policy.
  2. Members approved the hiring of an Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach/Swanson Tennis Center Administrative Assistant replacement position.
  3. Members approved the hiring of a Counseling Center position (Staff Psychologist).
  4. Members approved the hiring of a Dining Service replacement position (Rotisserie).
  5. Members approved the hiring of an Advancement replacement position (Gift Accounting Specialist and Data Support).
  6. Members approved adding 10 hours to the temporary position in Community Service until the new Director is on board (approximately November 15).
  7. Members approved the drone all-college policy.

News and Announcements

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In-Service Opportunity... Learn 2 Live will provide an in-service for faculty and staff to provide resources to help support students. Save the date for October 17 in the Board Room. There will be two afternoon sessions offered. Details to follow in an email/invite soon.

Postage Rate Hike Anticipated... According to Print and Mail Services, the consensus is that the USPS will file for a rate increase of around one percent, with implementation January 22, 2017. The USPS is waiting for final Consumer Price Index (CPI) numbers upon which it must base its rate request. Stay tuned for more updates.

Toner Cartridge Recycling... Print and Mail Services can recycle your cartridges. Please drop off your empty cartridges at the mailroom in the Jackson Campus Center. We ship them to the recycler and they pay the shipping costs. We are committed to enhancing sustainable practices. Please consider recycling your cartridges if you do not already do so.

St. Lucia Nominations Sought... The Gustavus community is encouraged to nominate sophomore women for the St. Lucia Court who exemplify qualities of courageous leadership, service to others, strength of character, and compassion.

Please note that these women do not have to have any Swedish connection or the ability to sing. You may nominate as many women as you wish.The Festival of St. Lucia will be celebrated on Thursday, December 8 during the morning Chapel Service.

Submit your nomination(s) by Friday, October 21 or contact Barb Larson Taylor at btaylor@gustavus.edu with any questions.

Saint Peter Weekly Newsletter... As we continue to find ways to strengthen our partnership with the City of Saint Peter we would like to share this link to their weekly newsletter. Be sure to read it for the latest information about the greater Saint Peter community.

Campus Happenings

Immigration Then and Now... Award-winning author and University of Minnesota professor Erika Lee will be on campus tonight, Thursday, October 13, at 7 p.m. to give a free, public lecture on the first global “immigration crisis of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.” Held in Alumni Hall, Lee's lecture will examine the Asian immigration “crisis” of a century ago, when changing population patterns sparked international debates, race riots, and restrictive immigration laws around the world, and will connect the global history of Asian exclusion to current debates about immigration.

Post-Nobel Open Mic Gathering... Have lingering questions after Nobel conference? Have a reading that adds your discipline's perspective to "in search of economic balance?" Come bring your thoughts to an informal gathering of faculty and students. Open-mic, all contributions welcome, zero pressure. Today, Thursday, October 13 at 4:30 in the Interpretive Center. Email Micah Maatman (mmaatman@gustavus.edu) if you would like to participate. Sponsored by the provost's office, refreshments provided.

Fall Visit Days... The admission office is hosting our Fall Visit Days: Explore Gustavus on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21. We will be hosting over 300 prospective students and their families for tours, sessions, and activities. Please join us in welcoming these potential future Gusties! If you generally park in the Norelius Lot, please consider using Olin, Beck, or Lund lots to allow more convenient parking for our visitors. Many thanks!

When Art and Science Meet... Photographs by local artist Kay Helms are currently on display in the Chester A. Johnson Geology Museum, located on the first floor of the Nobel Hall of Science. Read more about the interdisciplinary exhibition.

Home Athletic Events

Support the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this weekend:

  • Women's soccer hosts Wartburg at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 16.

Fine Arts Events

Hillstom Gallery
September 12 – November 6, 2016

Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It All

Chester A. Johnson Geology Museum
Through early December

Photographs by local artist Kay Helms

Upcoming Concerts

October 16 1:30 p.m. The Minnesota Percussion Trio will present this concert free to the public which includes a new composition by Gustavus composer Kathryn Johns Bergman '07 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
October 17 7:30 p.m. Combined faculty recital with saxophonist Donnie Norton and pianist Esther Wang in Bjorling Recital Hall.

In The News

KNUJ Radio announced tonight's visiting lecturer, Erika Lee, who will discuss the first global immigration crisis at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall.

The St. Peter Herald ran a front-page story about the Linnaeus Arboretum's Fall Fest, which took place last Saturday. Photos are also available online.

Off Campus Events of Interest

Ellis Jones Birthday Party... An open house is planned to honor Ellis Jones, emeritus professor, for his 85th birthday. The open house will be held on Saturday, November 12 in the Jackson Campus Center from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Greetings may be sent to 301 South Washington Avenue, Apt. 205, Saint Peter.

Plugs

Seeking Rental... Hello Gusties! I am a new administrator at the College looking for a one bedroom rental in Saint Peter. Please call me if you have an opening (701-412-3084). Thank you!

"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and/or services to others in the community, or seek the same from them. It is not meant to accommodate ads or announcements from area businesses such as real estate agents or retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Tomorrow Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at St. Olaf Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-cross-country-at-st-olaf-invitational-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
1 p.m. Volleyball at UW-River Falls (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uwriver-falls-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
1 p.m. Football at Carleton (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-carleton-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball at UW-Eau Claire (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uweau-claire-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
Sep 20 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
66:30 p.m. 48-Hour Theatre Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/48hour-theatre-projectStreaming Online
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 21 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 22 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 23 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
Sep 24 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
12:301:20 p.m. New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-146Online
3:305 p.m. Reconciliation Circle with Cânté Sütá-Francis Bettelyounhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/reconciliation-circle-with-cnt-stfrancis-bettelyoun-5via videoconference or telephone
4:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-luther-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Sep 25 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
7 p.m. Boom Boom Bingohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/boom-boom-bingo-2Lund Forum
7 p.m. Volleyball at Cornell (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-cornell-cancelledMount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 26 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Homecominghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-6Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
10 a.m. Volleyball at Monmouth (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-monmouth-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
noon Volleyball at Coe (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-coe-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
1 p.m. Football hosts St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-hosts-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Catherine (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-catherine-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1011:59 p.m. Peer Assistants host SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/peer-assistants-host-snlLund Arena
Sep 27 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 28 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.

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