Inside Gustavus 

November 15, 2018 | Volume 51, Number 11

 President Cabinet Summary

November 6 Cabinet Meeting Summary
1. Human Resources Business Partner Ann Johnson was present to review a number of requested new/replacement positions.

• Members approved the hiring of a full-time GTS replacement positon (Information Systems Development and Support Administrator).

• Members approved the hiring of two full-time Physical Plant replacement positions (Director of Building Services and Operating Engineer).

• Members approved an additional 20 hours in the Counseling Center (Mental Health Therapist).

2. Discussion was held regarding future budget planning.

November 13 Cabinet Meeting Summary
1. Director of Institutional Research David Menk was present to discuss the proposed lists of peer and aspirant institutions. Members approved the lists. They will be reviewed with the Faculty Senate, faculty, and the Board of Trustees this winter.

2. Special Assistant to the President for Strategy Kathi Tunheim gave a report on the most recent SPUR meeting and asked Consultant Ann Duffield to report on the student survey focus groups she is conducting on campus this week. Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education and 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.

3. Members reviewed a draft spear phishing notice to employees. Due to a number of employees who have been recent targets of phishing attempts, members agreed on implementing a mandatory adoption of duo two-factor authentication and GusMail by January 23, 2019, to help protect employees, students, and the College.

4. Associate Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis Kris Hank was present to review the timetable and online process for the FY 2020 budget planning.

News and Announcements

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College Post Office Hours...The College Post Office will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 21, 2018.
The Mailroom and Print Services will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

New Room Reservation System...The campus is moving to a new room request/reservation system, which is called ReServe. An important part of the new system is that all email correspondence about a room request will be managed within the system. Thus, emails about room reservations will come from @mail.reservecloud.com. We cannot change this to a Gustavus address. Some offices are starting to use the new system. Therefore, please trust and open emails from this address. For now, room requests should be made to the person in each building responsible for managing requests. This list can be found at gustavus.edu/events/reserve.

Library hours for Thanksgiving week... 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Tuesday November 20 and Wednesday, November 21. Thursday, November 22 - Saturday, November 24: Closed. Sunday, 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. November 25.

Ushers for Christmas in Christ Chapel...Usher help is needed to assist guests at Christmas in Christ Chapel. With the reserved seating option being new this year, we would like some additional help. You can stay and watch the Worship Service or leave when it begins. To volunteer, please contact Ann Volk in Marketing at 507-933-7520 or avolk@gustavus.edu. Thank you for your consideration.

Donation request...Gustavus employees who would like to donate paid time off/vacation hours to a fellow employee who is on an approved FMLA leave, and will run out of paid time off (PTO) prior to the end of the leave, may access the donation form here and submit the form to the Payroll area in the Finance office.

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

Department of Scandinavian Studies Annual Yuletide Breakfast...
Join Associate Professor of History, Scandinavian Studies, and Russian and Eastern European Studies Dr. Glenn Kranking, Douglas Nimmo Professor of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra Dr. James Patrick Miller, and student musicians Andy DeLuca, Kristi Manning, Charlie Barnhouse, and Karin Anderson of as they share reflections from last winter's 2018 GWO tour in Sweden and Norway.

This event will take place from 8-10 a.m. on Thursday, December 13 in the Jackson Campus Center Banquet Room. Tickets are $9 each, and can be purchased online or by calling 507-933-7520. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Tollefson at 507-933-7391.

Christmas in Christ Chapel - Tickets on sale now...Christmas in Christ Chapel is happening November 30, December 1 and 2. There is an exciting, significant change in how tickets will be sold this year. New this year, guests will select specific reservable seats in Christ Chapel at the time of ticket purchase. There will no longer be general admission seating. Employees will continue to receive one free ticket. Tickets are going fast! For more information and to get your tickets, visit the Christmas in Christ Chapel website.

Hymnfest Announcement... Hymnfest will be held this Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m. at Union Presbyterian Church at Locust and Third Street. We welcome you to a festival of hymns and readings for organ, choir, and congregation. “Bring Peace to Earth Again: Musical Reflections for Justice” is this year’s theme, featuring guest artist Emily G. Bruflat, organist at First Lutheran Church. This hymnfest is free and open to the public. We hope to see you Sunday.

Weekend Home Athletic Events

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

• Women’s hockey hosts Hamline at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16

• Women’s basketball hosts UM-Morris at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16

• Swim & Dive hosts the Grace Goblirsch Memorial Invite at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

• Women’s basketball hosts Martin Luther at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

• Men’s basketball hosts Northwestern-St. Paul at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

• Men’s hockey hosts Hamline at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

Fine Arts 

Schaefer Art Gallery
Through December 10, Art Minor Spotlight Exhibition

November 15, 4-6 p.m., Art Minor Spotlight Exhibition Opening Reception

Hillstrom
November 19 through February 1, "Charles E. Burchfield: Oh My Heavens"

November 19, 7-9 p.m., "Charles E. Burchfield: Oh My Heavens" opening reception

Music
November 16 at 4:30 p.m., Jazz in the Courtyard Cafe

November 17 at 7:30 p.m., Gustavus Artist Series: Sarah Leuwerke, Mezzo-Soprano in Bjorling Recital Hall

November 18 at 1:30 p.m., Fall Jazz Showcase in Bjorling Recital Hall

November 18 at 4:30 p.m., Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra Fall Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall

In the News

The St. Peter Herald reported on the 4th Annual St. Peter Mental Health Wellness Fair that was organized by students in the Department of Psychological Science.

Obituaries

John J. Schneider (father of Karri Anderson, Book Mark), age 79 of Le Sueur died on Tuesday morning, November 13, 2018. Memorial services will be at the Kolden Funeral Home, Le Sueur on Saturday, November 17, 2018, 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the funeral home the morning of the services. A full obituary can be found 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 jnoren@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 campuswide e-mail list, and published in Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop. Notices for immediate family members of current employees will be published in Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop.

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, 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 St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
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
Tomorrow "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 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
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 "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
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 "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.
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 Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
"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.
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

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

 

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