Inside Gustavus 

April 26, 2018 | Volume 50, Number 30

President Cabinet Summary

April 17 Cabinet Meeting Summary

1.Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Alisa Rosenthal gave an update on the work of the President’s Council for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and reported that the Circle Drive cameras will be installed soon.

2.Special Assistant to the President for Strategy Kathi Tunheim gave an update on Gustavus Acts, especially the work in developing the key performance indicators for the seven priority strategies.

3. Members reviewed the agenda for the April 19-20 Board meeting, including the topics for the strategic discussion session on Thursday afternoon.

4. Provost Kelly indicated that continued discussions are being held on the harassment policy, but it will be ready for the Board’s review (not approval) at the April meeting. The discrimination and harassment policies will be available for the Board’s review and approval at the June Board meeting.]

April 24 Cabinet Meeting Summary

1.  Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Julie Kline and Human Resources Business Partner Ann Johnson were present to review the Gallup Employee Engagement survey results and to discuss next steps. Gallup representatives will be meeting with Cabinet members in early May to review the results in more detail. Employee focus groups will be conducted at a later date.

2. Julie and Ann also introduced draft statements for a Gustavus compensation philosophy and a performance management philosophy. The Strategy 3.3/3.4 Committee will update the draft philosophies applying suggestions made by Cabinet members.

3. Members approved the hiring of a full-time Student Life replacement position (Campus Safety Assistant Director).

4. Members approved the hiring of a full-time Chaplain’s Office replacement position (Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministries).

5. Discussion was held regarding the activities related to the April 19-20 Board meeting.

News and Announcements  

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

MAYDAY! Peace Conference Featuring Nobel Peace Prize Winner...The MAYDAY! Peace Conference is on Wednesday, May 2 starting at 10 a.m. in Christ Chapel. Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee will share her inspiring story of working to end the civil war in Liberia and the role women serve in creating peace around the world. Following the keynote address is a luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Library - Gustavus Library Associates. The luncheon will feature the remarks "Me and You, Too: Women Stories in Peace Building" given by Mikka McCracken '09 of ELCA World Hunger. At 1:15 p.m., there will be a movie screening of the documentary about Ms. Gbowee's life and 2:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall will be a discussion of the main themes of the day. Gustavus students, faculty, and staff will need to show their Gustavus ID for entrance into Chapel. To learn more about the event, visit the online page.

Save the Date: Fourth Annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture…Please mark your calendar for 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Beck Hall 101. Marie Walker, Professor of Psychological Science, will present her talk entitled “Liberal Arts and Diversity.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Walker, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after the lecture. For more information, visit the online page.

Fine Arts

April 24 - May 2

Music

April 28 at 10 a.m., Gustavus Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Spring Concert, in Bjorling Recital Hall

April 28 at 1:30 p.m., Anna Batz, Mezzo-Soprano, in Bjorling Recital Hall

April 28 at 5:30 p.m., Emily Sasik, Clarinet and Piano, in Bjorling Recital Hall

April 28 at 7:30 p.m., Austyn Menk, Organ, in Christ Chapel

April 29 at 1:30 p.m., Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert, in Bjorling Recital Hall

April 29 at 3:30 p.m., 2018 Brassworks!, in Bjorling Recital Hall

Schaefer Art Gallery

April 15 – May 19, "Howard Quednau: Dioramas"
 

Weekend Home Athletic Events 

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

  • Track hosts Drake Alternative at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28
  • Men's Tennis hosts St. Thomas at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28
  • Baseball hosts Macalester at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 29

In the News


The Free Press wrote a column on a Gustavus professor answering 'Heat Loss 101' questions.

The Free Press reported on Gustavus students participating in the first Earth Day in 1970.

KEYC talked about Gustavus students hosting 'Discover the Outdoors.'

Brenda Kelly being chosen as the next Provost was reported in The Free Press and the St. Peter Herald..

The Free Press ran a story on Nobel Peace Prize winner Gbowee coming to speak at Gustavus.


 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today "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
99:50 a.m. Teachers Talking on Nobel 2020https://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-on-nobel-2020-2Online
7 p.m. Volleyball at Cornell (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-cornell-cancelledMount Vernon, Iowa
7 p.m. Boom Boom Bingohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/boom-boom-bingo-2Lund Forum
Tomorrow 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. Glowga: Peer Assistants SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glowga-peer-assistants-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.
Sep 29 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.
6 p.m. Women's Soccer at Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-luther-cancelledDecorah, Iowa
Sep 30 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
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
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
7 p.m. Volleyball vs. St. Scholastica (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-vs-st-scholastica-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Oct 3 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
Women's Golf at MIAC Championships (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-miac-championships-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-olaf-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1 p.m. Football at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Hamline (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-vs-hamline-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
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.
Oct 5 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
Men's Golf at MIAC Championship (Postponed)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-miac-championship-postponedCoon Rapids, Minn.

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