Spring Exempt Staff Forum, April 29

Date/Time Tuesday, April 29, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

St. Paul: Woulfe Alumni Hall, ASC 378
Minneapolis: Terrence Murphy Hall, TMH 252

The forum will be simulcast between the two campuses.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Susan Huber
Additional speakers: Mark Vangsgard, Dr. Corrine Carvalho and Dr. Michael Cogan

Lunch with a vegetarian option will be served after a blessing from Fr. Malone.

11:30 a.m.: Food service begins
11:40 a.m.: Blessing by Fr. Malone
11:45 a.m.: Opening remarks
11:50 a.m.: Dr. Huber, 20/20: Twenty Years in Twenty Minutes, a reflection on noteworthy changes at UST over the last two decades of her career here
12:20 p.m.: Mark Vansgard, budget update
12:40 p.m.: Drs. Carvalho and Cogan, strategic planning update

Length of remarks may vary, so these are an estimate only.

About Dr. Huber

Dr. Susan Huber is the executive vice president and provost at the University of St. Thomas. She assists the president with the overall strategic direction of the University and especially its academic mission. She provides leadership and supervision to the vice president for student affairs, the vice president for IRT, the associate vice presidents and staff in the Office of Academic Affairs, the deans in the university's six colleges and schools, the director of the libraries and the directors of multiple academic centers.

Sue is a tenured faculty member and full professor in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, where she also served as department chair, associate dean and dean. She earned a degree in Latin and English from the College of St. Teresa, Winona, MN, followed by an MA in Curriculum and Instruction and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership both from the then College of St. Thomas.

Upcoming Events

Annual Elections for the Exempt Staff Council

The elections process is complete and the council would like to thank everyone who nominated someone, ran in the elections and voted. Your participation and willingness to be part of the council helps make us a representative body for all exempt staff.

Newly elected members to the council are:

  • Kate Burke (UST Libraries)
  • Joanie Kyllo (Opus College of Business Undergraduate Advising)
  • Margaret McKibbin (Opus College of Business Student Services)
  • Brad Pulles (Student Diversity and Inclusion Services)
  • Matt Wash (IRT Web Services)

Outgoing council members are:

  • Jill Akervik
  • Kristine Baker
  • Birdie Cunningham
  • Brooke Dierkhising
  • Kathy O’Neil

The Exempt Staff Council would like to thank everyone for their service and dedication.

Leadership Academy Offerings

If you enjoyed the Mindful Meditation in the Workplace event the ESC hosted in January, take a look at the spring Leadership Academy offerings for more opportunities to work on developing mindfulness.

Visit the Leadership Academy website to see all the upcoming offerings »