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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

What's Happening Today

* Reception for Tyrone and Lynette Washington

The entire campus community is invited to attend a reception for Dr. Tyrone and Lynette Washington on Wednesday, July 20, , from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 240 in Wallace Graves Hall.  Dr. Washington has accepted a position at the University of Arkansas and will be leaving Evansville at the end of July.  Please stop by and wish them well.


Upcoming Events

* Faculty and Staff Invited to Connect with the Evansville Business Community

Faculty and staff are encouraged to support the graduating class of the 2011 Organizational Leadership Cohort by attending the annual “Connect for a Cause” professional speed networking event set for Aug. 4, from 6-8 p.m. in Eykamp 251, Ridgway University Center.  It is an excellent opportunity to build bridges with the Evansville business community and create opportunities to market your expertise.

Bob Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Old National Bank, is the keynote speaker.  Meet him and other local leaders in a fast-paced business networking setting and exchange information the old-fashioned way - speaking and listening face-to-face.

In addition, by paying the entry fee of one canned good, you will be helping the Evansville Christian Life Center (the recipient of all donations).

The 2011 Organizational Leadership Cohort and UE Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education invite all faculty and staff to join us. This networking activity is the practicum summer project for the OL Cohort, providing students with the opportunity to put their education to work in support of the Evansville community.

Come enjoy a wide array of refreshments from the Bauer House along with many door prizes, including items from the UE Athletic Department and Bookstore! Find more information and updates by visiting us on Facebook:!/event.php?eid=215636361792083

You may RSVP there or at


* Summer End Buyback

The summer ending buyback runs Thursday, Friday and Monday (July 21, 22 and 25) at the UE Bookstore.  The Bookstore will be buying back books whether used on this campus or not.  Your student ID is required but your original receipt is not needed.  We give cash on the spot and freely quote any books you might want to sell.  Also all UrEntal rental books for the summer classes are due back by Friday, July 22 to avoid any late charges.  UE Athletes are also reminded to bring their books back to the Bookstore no later than Monday, July 25.  If you have any questions please contact the Bookstore.


Info You Should Know

* Libraries Announces Summer Intersession Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during Summer Intersession beginning on July 23 through Aug. 23.  Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at: 488.2376 or .  Regular hours resume on first class day of Autumn Semester which is Aug. 24.

• Monday:           8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Tuesday:           8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Wednesday:   8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Thursday:         8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Friday:                8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Saturday:          CLOSED
• Sunday:             CLOSED

* Discounted Parking Vouchers for those with UE Plates

Students, faculty and staff who sport the UE State of Indiana license plate in 2011(new and renewal plates) will receive a $25 discount off of the parking permit fee for 2011-2012.  The registration process for the plates is now handled through the state.  So if you haven’t gotten your UE plate or need to renew, visit  If you have already gotten your 2011 UE plate, simply bring your State of Indiana vehicle registration with you when you purchase your parking permit in August.  If you haven’t registered your vehicle yet, you will need to pay the full parking permit fee and then bring your registration in to Security to get a credit back for $25.  Questions?  Contact



* Solinsky Appointed to NCAA Committee

Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator Sarah Solinsky has been appointed to the NCAA D-I Awards, Benefits, Expenses and Financial Aid Cabinet.

Solinsky, who was promoted to UE's Senior Associate Director of Athletics in June 2010, began her tenure on the NCAA committee July 1, and will serve her four-year term until July, 2015.

The Awards, Benefits, Expenses and Financial Aid Cabinet has oversight authority in areas including, reviewing D-I legislation relating to the principles of awards, benefits, expenses, and financial aid. The cabinet studies issues and makes policy or legislative recommendations related to the provision of financial aid to student-athletes. Regulations of awards, benefits, expenses relating to student-athletes (excluding NCAA championships) are also part of the cabinet's focus.

Division I Awards, Benefits, Expenses and Financial Aid Cabinet

Liaisons: Kris Richardson, Shauna Cobb
Chair: Sarah Bobert (Jul 2010 - Jul 2012)

Joel Maturi (AD)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Peter Garcia (AD)
Florida International University

Alyson Hagy (FAR)
University of Wyoming

Richard Carmichael (FAR)
Wake Forest University

Robert Bookwalter (FAR)
Marshall University

Joseph L. Fink III (FAR)
University of Kentucky

Mike Scott (Financial Aid Dir.)
Texas Christian University

Sarah Bobert (SWA)
Marquette University

Kelly Andrews (SWA)
University of Toledo

Betsy J. Mosher (SWA)
California State University, Fresno

Judi Henry (SWA)
Texas Tech University

Christine Dawson (Assoc. Commissioner)
Pac-12 Conference

Allen Ward (AD)
Murray State University

Edgar Gantt (Assist. Commissioner)
Southwestern Athletic Conf.

Camie Bechtold (Associate AD)
Montana State University-Bozeman

Nathan Fry (CCA)
Harvard University

Gail Gasparich (FAR)
Towson University

Sarah Solinsky (CCD)
University of Evansville

Jim Griffis (FAR)
University of South Carolina Upstate

Ken Walker (FAR)
California Polytechnic State University

Kathy C. Litzau (SWA)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Mike Matoso (Sr. Assoc. AD)
University of San Diego

Nancy H. Lyons (Sr. Assoc. AD)
Boston University


Sympathy to...

* Donna Teague and Family

Sympathy to Donna Teague, assistant vice president of Fiscal Affairs, and her family on the death of Donna’s father, Charles Patrick O’Reilly who passed away Saturday, July 16.  The funeral service was at 10 a.m. yesterday at St. Romuald Catholic Church in Hardinsburg, Ky.


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