Inside Gustavus 

December 8, 2016 | Volume 49, Number 14

President Cabinet Summary

1.  Members approved the Facilities and Administrative Cost Distribution Policy as submitted.

2.  Provost Brenda Kelly shared the proposed provost office organizational structure for FY ’18 and indicated that she will also share this information at the December 15 faculty meeting. The Curriculum Committee will also be giving a report on its progress of the general education curriculum reform at the faculty meeting.

3.  Members approved the hiring of three Dining Service positions: Executive Chef (30 hours/40 weeks), Production Manager (full-time), and Market Place Supervisor (full-time). The current position of Executive Chef and Production Manager is being replaced with two separate positions as a part of a smooth transition toward a retirement. Given the reduced hours of the Executive Chef, the incremental cost to the College will be minimal.   

News and Announcements

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Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Break - Fri., Dec. 16: 8 a.m. - 1 a.m.; Sat., Dec. 17: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 18: 11 a.m. - 1 a.m; Mon., Dec. 19: 8 a.m. - 1 a.m.; Tues., Dec 20 - Thurs., Dec. 22: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 23 - Mon., Jan. 2: Closed. Happy Holidays!

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

Faculty and Administration Holiday Party - Tuesday, December 20, 2016,
4 - 6:30 p.m. Alumni Hall - (Hours have been extended to 6:30 p.m.)

Support Staff Holiday Luncheon - Wednesday, December 21, 2016,
11 a.m., Alumni Hall

If you haven't already done so, please RSVP to Jean Noren (faculty/administrator) or Lisa Octigan (support staff).

If you are unable to attend your holiday celebration, please feel free to drop off food items or monetary donations to Heidi Wobbrock (Book Mark).
Thank you in advance for your donation. Happy Holidays!

Home Athletic Events

Check the athletics page for updates and support the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this week.

  • Men’s hockey hosts St. Scholastica at 7:05 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9
  • Women’s gymnastics hosts alumni meet at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10
  • Women’s hockey hosts UW-River Falls at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10
  • Men’s hockey hosts UW-Eau Clarie at 7:05 p.m., Saturday. Dec. 10
  • Men’s basketball hosts North Central at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13

Fine Arts Events

Hillstrom Museum of Art 

November 21, 2016 – January 27, 2017

Action! The Anatomy of LeRoy Neiman’s Champions

Theatre/Dance

December 8 at 7 p.m., December 9 at 8:30 p.m., December 10 at 1 p.m., December 11 at 4 p.m., Shared Space Dance Concert in the Kresge Studio *

December 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., Theatre Honors performances by Andrea Bromann & Andy Lupinek in Anderson Theatre *

December 10 at 4 & 8:30 p.m., December 11 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., A Mini-Fringe Festival in the Black Box *

Music

December 9 at 8 p.m., Michael Johnson in Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall *

December 10 at 10:30 a.m., Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Winter Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall

December 10 at 1:30 p.m., Brassworks! featuring the Gustavus Brass Choir in Bjorling Recital Hall

December 11 at 1:30 p.m., The Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra Winter Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall

December 11 at 7 p.m., A String Chamber Ensemble Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall

* Tickets available online at gustavustickets.com and available tickets available at the door (please note space is limited for the theatre/dance events)

In the Media

The Mankato Free Press focused on Gustavus in its coverage of the Office of Higher Education's new state report on sexual misconduct.

KEYC covered Christmas in Christ Chapel, including interviews with first-year Emily Hannan and Al Behrends, who is retiring this winter after participating in all 44 years of Christmas in Christ Chapel.

The St. Peter Herald covered a visit to town (and Gustavus) by leaders from Saint Peter's sister city, Petatlan, Mexico. Chaz Brown '11 teaches at the university in Petatlan and led the delegation.

The Festival of St. Lucia was previewed and covered by the St. Peter Herald. KEYC and the Mankato Free Press will also be releasing pieces this week.

First-year Austyn Menk is featured in a Mankato Magazine piece (scroll to page 26) about his study of piano with Paul Baumgartner and Bonnie Jorgensen.

Mankato Magazine also featured a piece on Doc E's Life-Changing Salsa (scroll to page 30), which grew out of the Gustavus Social Entrepreneurs Club under the direction of Paul Estenson.

Chaplain Brian Konkol is quoted in a Mankato Free Press piece on Mankato's YWCA forum on race that took place this week.

Obituaries

Mattie Triplett, mother of Cindy Sargent (Dining Service), passed away peacefully on December 1, 2016. A memorial service was held at the St. Peter Funeral Home on December 6. A full obituary can be read online

Paul Franzen, father of Mary Ann Felmlee (Dining Service), passed away peacefully on November 26, 2016. Mass of Christian burial was held on December 1 at St. John's Catholic Church in Union Hill. A full obituary can be read online

To inform the campus community of the death of a current student, employee, or trustee; an emeritus professor or trustee; or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact the Office of the President (x7538 or jolene@gustavus.edu). Death announcements and funeral notices for students, current and emeritus faculty and employees, and trustees will be sent to the community via written notice from the president, posted on community-l, the official campus-wide e-mail list, and published in the Inside Gustavus or Summer Scoop. Notices for immediate family members of current employees will be published in the Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop unless they occur during a publication break, in which case they will be posted on employee-l. 

Plugs

Need a house/apartment sitter for 2017-2018 academic year? I am a nonsmoker and married with no pets, responsible and clean obsessed. Place can be furnished or unfurnished. Contact Esther Wang at ext. 7361 or ewang2@gustavus.edu.

Home for Rent...Currently available, beautifully maintained Victorian home/triplex in Saint Peter. Original woodwork, leaded glass, etc.
521 Minnesota Ave. Short drive to school. Short walk to coffee shop.

  • 2BR/1 bath large main level with huge rooms, high ceilings and basement with washer/dryer $975/month
  • 1BR/1 bath upper flat.  $575/month
  • 2BR/1 bath upper efficiency  $650/month

St. Peter rental license in place.  Enormous attic, shared common area, very well insulated, garage parking available, new Anderson windows and blinds, updated kitchens/bath, carpeted throughout, warm and cozy.  Please contact David Collins, PA-C for more details and for showing.  952-261-5095 

"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
34 p.m. Fall 2020 Career Expo! Tuesdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-2020-career-expo-tuesdayZoom Meeting: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/5079337525?pwd=UkY0TC9RL0tnY2tENXdLV1FicEVxZz09
4 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Augsburg (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-augsburg-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
4:306:30 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
6 p.m. Women's Soccer at Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-luther-cancelledDecorah, Iowa
Tomorrow Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
23 p.m. Teaching Discussionshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teaching-discussions-2Online
45 p.m. Fall 2020 Career Expo! Wednesdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-2020-career-expo-wednesdayZoom Meeting: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/5079337525?pwd=UkY0TC9RL0tnY2tENXdLV1FicEVxZz09
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Catherine (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-catherine-cancelledSt. Paul, Minn.
Oct 1 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
8:309:30 a.m. Teaching Discussionshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teaching-discussions-3Online
12:301:20 p.m. New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-148Online
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
56 p.m. Fall 2020 Career Expo! Thursdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-2020-career-expo-thursdayZoom Meeting: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/5079337525?pwd=UkY0TC9RL0tnY2tENXdLV1FicEVxZz09
Oct 2 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
6:308 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
7 p.m. Volleyball vs. St. Scholastica (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-vs-st-scholastica-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Oct 3 Women's Golf at MIAC Championships (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-miac-championships-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
Men's Golf at MIAC Championship (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-miac-championship-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
1 p.m. Football at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-olaf-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Hamline (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-vs-hamline-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
Oct 4 Men's Golf at MIAC Championship (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-miac-championship-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
Women's Golf at MIAC Championships (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-miac-championships-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
2 p.m. Men's Soccer at UW-Whitewater (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-uwwhitewater-cancelledWhitewater, Wis.
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
Oct 5 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 MIAC Championships (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-miac-championships-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
Men's Golf at MIAC Championship (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-miac-championship-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
78:30 p.m. Forum with League of Women Votershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/forum-with-league-of-women-votersZoom
Oct 6 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nobel Conference 56https://gustavus.edu/calendar/nobel-conference-56Virtual Conference
34 p.m. Celebrating the Jewish Holiday of Sukkothttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-the-jewish-holiday-of-sukkotEckman Mall North by the sukkah!
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Paul, Minn.
Oct 7 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nobel Conference 56https://gustavus.edu/calendar/nobel-conference-56Virtual Conference
4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Augsburg (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-augsburg-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Oct 8 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
3:305 p.m. Reconciliation Circle with Cânté Sütá-Francis Bettelyounhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/reconciliation-circle-with-cnt-stfrancis-bettelyoun-5via videoconference or telephone
7 p.m. Volleyball at UM-Morris (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-ummorris-cancelledMorris, Minn.
Oct 9 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art

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