Inside Gustavus 

May 24, 2018 | Volume 50, Number 34

President Cabinet Summary

May 22 Cabinet Meeting Summary

1. The powerpoint for the May 24 all-employee meeting was discussed. Highlighted will be results of the Gallup Survey, progress on 2017-2018 institutional goals, FY 2018 budget, FY 2019 budget, and an enrollment update.

2. Continued discussion was held regarding developing a plan to leverage funds from the curent accumulated surpluses for future growth ideas for the College. This plan will be discussed with trustees at the June Board meeting.

3. Members approved the hiring of a Student Life replacement position (Administrative Assistant in Residential Life).

4. Members approved the hiring of an athletic replacement position (assistant football coach).

5. Members approved the hiring of a new athletic position (budget neutral) (assistant baseball coach)

6. All employee meetings in FY 2019 were confirmed. August 29, 3 p.m.; February 14, 3:30 p.m.; May 23, 2:30 p.m.

7. Members reviewed and affirmed a proposed revised structure for the Employee Compensation Committee.

News and Announcements  

Visit Gustie Newswire for more news...

Commencement Ushers Needed...Ushers are needed to provide hospitality to approximately 4,000 guests coming to celebrate the graduating seniors. Come be part of the festivities of Commencement on Saturday, June 2 and usher from noon-2 p.m. If you are willing to help, email commencement@gustavus.edu.

Technology Rentals...Video camera kits, tripods, and/or projectors will not be available for checkout from the library from June 1 through August 31. If you were planning on using such equipment during these summer months, please contact Mark Kump, x7571, prior to May 31 to make permissible arrangements. Please also expect a delay with the processing and availability of books and DVDs purchased from June 1 through August 31. If you need materials for fall semester courses, please plan accordingly.

Gustavus Employee Picnic...The Gustavus Employee Picnic will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. There will be a full picnic menu and entertainment by the Hootenanny Annies. Invitations will be mailed via campus mail. Please return the bottom portion of the invitation as your RSVP to Jean Noren, Office of the President. Your RSVP will qualify you for door prize drawings.

Book Mark Finals Sale...The Finals Week Sale is going on now through May 29 in the Book Mark. Items are 20 percent off storewide (some exclusions apply). Whether you need a gift or something new for yourself, the Book Mark has you covered.

Library Hours for Spring Finals...Thursday, May 24 & Friday, May 25: 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday, May 26: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, May 27: 11 a.m.-1 a.m.; Monday, May 28: 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesday, May 29-Friday, June 1: 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Post Office Closed...On Monday, May 28, 2018, there will be no incoming or outgoing USPS, FEDEX or UPS deliveries in observance of Memorial Day. Print and Mail Services will also be closed.

College Post Office Summer Window Hours...The College Post Office will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from May 30 through August 10, 2018. The Mailroom and Print Services will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

I CAN Prevent Diabetes!...Individuals and Communities Acting Now to Prevent Diabetes with Jen Donkin, RD, CDE and Nicole Boelter, MS. Trained life style coaches will help you learn how to create a healthier lifestyle and prevent diabetes in this diabetes prevention program. Classes are held weekly for 16 weeks and then monthly for eight months. These classes will be held on Wednesdays, starting August 29, 2018 at the Helen White conference center (River's Edge Campus). Cost is $75, with incentives offered for regular participation. To register, call Jen at 934-7694. 

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

Retirement for Sue Myhra... Join us as we celebrate Sue Myhra's retirement. Sue is retiring this summer after 39 years of service to the Residential Life office and Gustavus. Stop by the open house from 3-4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25 in the Heritage Room for some treats and to wish Sue well in her next adventures. We will have a short program at 3:30 p.m.

Farewell for Lisa Rinehart...The Student Life Division invites the Gustavus community to join us as we say goodbye and best wishes to Lisa Rinehart, Director of the Counseling Center, who will be leaving Gustavus at the end of this academic year. Refreshments will be served. We hope you will stop by on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 between 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Dean of Students office to wish Lisa farewell.

Fine Arts

Hillstrom Museum of Art

May 5 to June 2, Adieu: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2018

In the News

The Mankato Free Press and the St Peter Herald wrote about Brandon Dean becoming the next Gustavus Adolphus Choir Conductor.

The St Peter Herald covered Gustavus students enjoying prom with residents at Ecumen Prairie Hill.

KEYC and the Mankato Free Press reported on Gustavus Adolphus College being named a 2018 Green Ribbon School.

Plugs

Seeking Room Rental...Visiting faculty member in psychological science is seeking a room rental 1-2 nights per week for the 2018-19 academic year. If you are looking to lease, please contact Madeline Harms.

Looking for Room to Rent...I will be joining the Department of History as a visiting assistant professor this August, and I am looking for a room to rent before my family joins me in Minnesota and we settle into a home. Please contact me (Misti Nicole Harper) by email or phone (501-650-4400).

Seeking Housing Starting August...I will be joining the faculty in the economics and management department this August. My wife and I are looking for a 2 to 3 bedroom home to rent for the academic year. We have an older dog and cat that need a home too. Please contact me (Lonnie Hosman) by email or at 605-440-1825. Thanks.


Looking for a pet-mate?...Our friendly female lab/pit/heeler mix -with a jedi inspired name- is looking for a house mate / family to cuddle with during our sabbatical leave (July 2018-19). She is wonderful with people, kids, and around the house, but does not always get along with other dogs or cats. If you would enjoy the company of a loving dog for an extended period of time, please contact Angelique Dwyer. Thanks.

"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and 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 and 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.

To add or change items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College Calendar event form. View the entire College Calendar online.

 

Inside Gustavus is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the Office of Marketing and Communication. It is published weekly during the academic year (except during the week of Thanksgiving, the Christmas break, Touring Week, and the Spring and Easter breaks). Anyone may submit items by filling out an online submission form. While online submissions are preferred, items may also be submitted typewritten on a letter-sized sheet of paper. Send "snail mail" items to: Inside Gustavus, Office of Marketing and Communication. Items must reach the office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the Tuesday before publication. For more information, contact the Marketing and Communication office (marketing@gustavus.edu or x7520).

Home | News & Info | Inside Gustavus Archives | Submit an Item Online