President Easter will be making his annual visit to the Council of Academic Professionals at our meeting this Thursday. The meeting is being held in a special location to accomodate a larger number of attendees.
(Note: Melissa Madsen, Assistant Director of HR in the College of Fine and Applied Arts is chair of the Council of Academic Professionals and spoke at the May 2014 meeting of the Board of Trustees in Springfield. These are her comments.) Continue reading Transcript of the CAP Chair’s public comments at Board of Trustees meeting
The State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS) has released its report for the audit conducted during 2013. Of the 320 positions audited, the SUCSS auditor stated that 289 “were performing duties matching the specifications for various Civil Services classifications.” That means 90% of the positions were improperly classified in the opinion of SUCSS. Continue reading SUCSS finds that 90% of audited AP positions should be Civil Service
For fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 APDF awarded $63,269 of $67,267 requested by 130 applicants. To apply for a professional development grant, see:http://provost.illinois.edu/resources/Staff/
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