College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 7-10-12

For Faculty

1. New Travel & Expense Forms

2. Newsmakers

For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Important Dates


For Faculty

1. New Travel & Expense Forms

Please note that new Travel & Expense Forms have been uploaded to the Business Office website.    Please use these forms for all expense reimbursement requests effective immediately.


2. Newsmakers

Nothing seems to have slowed down this summer so we thought you might like to see some of the recent news.


CLAS alumni collaborate on transcontinental Olympic event

July 10, 2012

You can Vote! Alumnus Tyler Howe is 'Take the Stage' finalist

July 9, 2012

GVSU Music & Dance students participate in London Cultural Olympics

July 9, 2012

Grandparents and grandchildren share college experience

June 29, 2012

CLAS student named Point Foundation Scholar

June 28, 2012

New Medea translation to be performed

June 28, 2012

Governor approves GVSU science lab building

June 26, 2012

School of Communications student interns working in Hollywood

June 25, 2012

40 years of Title IX: leveling education's playing field for women, girls

June 22, 2012

Allegrina 100 Bike Ride Sunday to Support CLAS Scholarship

June 20, 2012

Several CLAS Alumni Among Latest Woodrow Wilson Fellows

June 14, 2012

Parker Gives Paper at Conference Revisiting Earth Summit

June 11, 2012


For Unit Heads

3. CLAS Important Dates 


Important Dates



July 16 by noon

Fall staffing plans due to Cindy Laug

July 24

Fall draft contracts hand delivered to UH


July 25 by 5:00pm

Fall contracts due to Dean’s Office

Cindy Laug

Aug. 3

Classes End 2nd 6 weeks and 12 weeks


Aug. 6-7

Final Exams


Aug. 6

Submission deadline for Issues course proposals


Aug. 6

Regular faculty on payroll.


Aug. 13

Grades due 2nd 6 weeks and 12 weeks before noon

Banner and Blackboard close at this time


Aug. 15 & 16

New Faculty Orientation


Aug. 21

Unit Head Retreat

324/330 KEN

Aug. 22

FTLC Conference


Aug. 23

CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting


Aug. 24


Field House

Aug. 27

Fall 2011 Classes Begin




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