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Routing Bankruptcy Notices
April 29, 2014 — As the University continues to evaluate its internal processes and determine ways in which it can operate more efficiently, the Office of General Counsel is currently reviewing processes regarding bankruptcy notices. The University generally receives three types of bankruptcy notices from the court: (1) student enters bankruptcy owing tuition and fees, room and board, etc.; (2) student enters bankruptcy owing loans; and (3) company/individual enters bankruptcy owing money for University products/services. Read the memo. (.pdf)

Diversity Survey
April 28, 2014 — As discussed in the February 24, 2014, memo to campus, the importance of diversifying the University community is an on-going dynamic process. The University began offering additional diversity training in February, as one of several ways to enhance the diversity initiatives to the faculty and staff at UW. To date, approximately 59% of supervisors have completed this training.  Read the memo. (.pdf)


Recommendations Regarding Compensation and Tuition
March 25, 2014 — I am forwarding to you the following proposal, which summarizes the recommendations regarding compensation and tuition I have provided to the Board of Trustees and intend to discuss at the regular Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for this Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28. The two recommendations overlap, to a degree, as you will see below. Read the memo. (.pdf)

Message from Session: UW Must Do More to Help Itself
March 19, 2014 — It has been an amazing decade for the University of Wyoming. Due to the commitment of state elected officials and the generosity of private donors, UW’s physical facilities have seen a remarkable transformation, with more than 1 million square feet of new, state-of-the art spaces for instruction and research. Read the story.


OFCCP Training
February 24, 2014 — Diversifying the University community is an on-going dynamic process and we take every opportunity to advance this initiative. During recent months, in response to the growing number of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities around the country, new programs have been announced by the US Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to encourage employers to focus marketing and recruiting efforts towards the talent that exists within these segments of the population, creating more diversity in their workforce. Read the memo. (.pdf)

UW Plan and Planning Process
February 5, 2014 — The university planning process now underway will define our university for the next six years and create a foundation for its progress over the next few decades. I wish to encourage faculty, staff, and students to participate actively in this process. The resulting programmatic and resource plan will be an evolving document, updated as needed, and a baseline for program, capital, and fiscal decision making. It will establish metrics by which we will assess our collective progress toward achieving the institutional goals and unit objectives defined during the process. Read the memo. (.pdf)


UW Trustees Appoint Dick McGinity President
January 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Thursday) appointed Dick McGinity as the university’s 25th president, expressing confidence that the university’s efforts to excel as a premier land-grant institution will move forward under his leadership. Read the story.

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