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CHPA Calendar of Events

 

 

 Schedule of Events 2013-2014

 

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August 2013

 

 

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August 8              CHPA Heads’ Retreat -- Library Station (N. Kansas Expressway) 9:00 to 3:30

August 13            New Faculty Orientation, 8:00 am – 1:30 pm, PSU 400

August 14            28th Showcase on Teaching & Learning, PSU Ballroom & 3rd Floor rooms, 8:00-1:00 

August 15            All-Faculty Luncheon, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, PSU Ballroom       

August 16            CHPA Family Picnic – Phelps Grove Pavilion, 5:30 to 7:00 pm

August 18            New Student Convocation, JQH Arena, 2:00 pm

August 19            Fall 2013 Classes Begin

August 22            CHPA All-College Meeting, STRO 004, 3:30 pm. Provost Frank Einhelig will attend and answer questions.

 

 

September 2013

 

 

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Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -- October 15)

September 2      Labor Day Holiday

September 6      Winter Intersession Course Proposals due to the Department Heads

September 13   Winter Intersession Course Proposals due to the Dean

September 17   Census Date: turn in PAFs for faculty teaching on-line classes

September 18   The Political Science Department presents Dr. Brian Calfano, who will speak on “Stop Dropping a Parametric Hammer: Rolling with Smooth Data Nails
                             in Generalized Regression” at 3:00 pm in Strong 301.

September 26   Majors Fair, PSU Ballroom, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

September 26   The Workshop for Critical Inquiry--Speaker Series presents Dr. Julian Bourg, Department of History, Boston College, who will speak on “In the Name of
                             the People: The Story of Terror in the Democratic Age,” at 4:00 pm in Strong 004.

September 26   The Political Science Department presents Dr. Philip Brenner, School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC, who will
                             speak on “The Cuban Dilemma: Raul Castro's Reforms and U.S. Policy.” The event is at 6-7:30 pm in LIB 101.

September 27   Deadline for Faculty to submit proposal for 2013 Fall Faculty Research Grants -
                                http://graduate.missouristate.edu/facultystaff/ResearchSupport.htm

September 30   Faculty submit Tenure and/or Promotion dossier to Department Heads and
                              External Reviews due to Department Heads for inclusion in the dossier

 

 

 

 

       October  2013

 

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Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -- October 15)

October 1            Department Heads submit Promotion dossiers to Department Committee

October 2            Department of Sociology & Anthropology, United Students for Fair Trade, and CHPA present "Fair Trade for Fair Wages: Garment workers from
                              Dominican Republic share their stories," at 3:00-4:30 pm in Glass 102.

October 3            CHPA Research Forum presents Dr. Martha Finch, Religious Studies, who will speak on the topic “Outward Adornment: (Ad)dressing Antebellum
                              Protestants,” on Friday, October 3rd at 3:30-5:00 pm in Strong 203.

October 3            Religious Studies Department presents Dr. Leslie Dorrough Smith (Avila University), who will speak on the topic, “Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech,
                              and the New Christian Right,” at 7:00 pm in LIB 101.

October 10-11   Fall Break

October 15          CHPA Scholarship Banquet, PSU 400, 6:00-7:30 pm

October 15          Deadline for submitting CASL Research Stipend and Faculty Fellow applications

October 16          Fall 2013 mid-term Grades due by 10:00 am

October 17          Anthropology Club speaker Dr. F. Scott Worman (ANT) will present "Whisky's for Drinking, Water's for Fighting: Archaeology and Resource Claims in
                              New Mexico"
at 5:00 pm in Strong 301.

October 21          Department Committee submits Promotion recommendations (with rationale) to Heads
                                Faculty applicants receive committee reports and must review, sign, and return to
                                Department within three business days (Oct. 21-23, 2013)

October 21          Summer and Fall 2014 Intersession Course Proposals due to Department Heads

October 21          Deadline for Study Away Exploratory Travel fund applications

October 24          The Workshop for Critical Inquiry--Speaker Series presents Dr. William Rehg, Department of Philosophy,
                              Saint Louis University, who will speak on “Does Science Serve the Common Good?" at 4:00 pm in Strong 004.

October 25          Deadline for submission of Public Affairs Grants -
                                http://publicaffairs.missouristate.edu/grant/

October 25          Deadline for submission of summer 2014 Faculty Fellowships --
                               http://graduate.missouristate.edu/facultystaff/ResearchSupport.htm

October 28          Summer and Fall 2014 Intersession Course Proposals due to Dean

October 31          Deadline for submitting Curriculum Innovation Fund Proposals



 

 

 

      November 2013

 

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November 1       Summer and Fall 2014 Draft Course Schedule due to Dean

November 1       Deadline for faculty to submit sabbatical application to Dean
                             (http://www.missouristate.edu/provost/FacultyDevelopment/sabbaticals.htm)

November 1       Deadline for faculty who have either taken a full year sabbatical or a one semester in
                              spring 2013 to submit their sabbatical report to Provost with copy to the Dean
                              (http://www.missouristate.edu/provost/FacultyDevelopment/sabbaticals.htm)

November 6       CHPA Research Forum: Dr. Andrew Johnson (PHI) will speak on “The Ethics of Undergraduate Grade Inflation” at 3:30 pm in STRO 350.

November 6       Religious Studies Department presents Sherrema Bower (Visiting Graduate Student at John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics),who will
                             speak onA Comparative Study of the Spiritual Experiences and Gendered Lives of Women in Two Pentecostal Communities in the USA and New
                             Zealand,” at 6:30 pm in STRO 001.

November 8       Department Heads complete their assessments and submit recommendations on
                             Promotion and Tenure (with rationale) to applicants - Faculty applicants have three
                             business days to review, respond, sign and return to the Department (Nov. 11-13, 2013)

November 14    Department Heads submit Promotion dossiers to Dean

November 15   Political Science Department presents a panel discussion on “A New Middle East? Assessing the Arab Uprisings after Three Years,” at 3:00 pm in LIB
                           101. Panelists include Dr. Jeff VanDenBerg (Drury), Dr. David Romano (PLS), Dr. Serdar Poyraz (HST), and Dhia Ben Ali (MA student at U. of Arkansas).

November 18    The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: Dr. Justin Vaughn, Political Science, Boise State U., will speak on "'I am the Responsible Officer of the
                             Government': JFK & Ideological Responsiveness in American Politics," in LIB 101 at 7:00 pm.

November 19    The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: The Curators from the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, present "Conflicting Evidence in the
                             Kennedy Assassination," in PSU Theater at 9:30 am.

November 20    The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: Dr. James Giglio, Emeritus History-MSU, will speak on "The Presidency of John F. Kennedy," in HILL 001
                             at 7:00 pm.

November 21    The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: MSU Press-Politics Panel will discuss "Reporting the Unthinkable: Media Challenges & Coverage in the Hours
                             after Dallas," in CAR 208 at 7:00 pm.

November 22    The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: "It Appears as Though Something has Happened in the Motorcade Route!" Remembering November 22, 1963,
                             in Hill 001 at 11:00 am.

 

 

 

    December 2013

 

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December 2       Deadline for Study Away Short-Term Faculty-Led proposals for Fall Intersession 2014

December 6       All Teaching Evaluations due to Dean’s Office

Dec 7-12               Fall 2013 Final Exam Period (http://www.missouristate.edu/assets/registrar/13FA_FinalExam.pdf)

December 13       Deans submit Promotion recommendations (with rationale) to applicants.
                                Applicants have 3 days to review, respond, sign and return to Dean (Dec. 16-19)

December 13     Fall 2013 Commencement

December 16     Fall 2013 Grades due by 10:00 am

December 20     Deans send Tenure and/or Promotion Organizational Binders to the Office of the
                             Provost with recommendations

 

 

 

 January 2014

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January 6-10       Winter 2014 Intersession Period

January 13           Spring 2014 Classes Begin

January 13           Time and Effort reports due to Financial Services for Faculty and Profession Staff

January 20           Martin Luther King Holiday

January 21           Winter 2014 Intersession Grades due by 10:00 am

January 24           Deadline for Faculty to submit Foundation Award material to Departmental office

January 31           ADPs due to Human Resources (copy to the Dean)

January 31           Deadline for submission of spring 2014 Faculty Research Grants --
                               http://graduate.missouristate.edu/facultystaff/ResearchSupport.htm

 

 

 

 

February 2014

 

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February 3          Deadline for nominations for BOG Staff Excellence and Faculty Excellence in Public
                             Affairs

February 3          Deadline for Departments to forward Foundation award material to the Dean

February 10        Faculty submit Annual Evaluation dossiers to Dept Heads (Digital Measures accounts
                                must be updated by this date)

February 10        Dept Heads give Probationary Faculty evaluation dossiers to Dept committee

February 10        Deadline for Dean’s to forward Foundation award material to the Office of the Provost

February 11        Census Date: turn in PAFs for faculty teaching on-line classes

February 14        Deadline for Deans to notify Provost of non-renewal of contract faculty in 1st year

February 14        Tentative Deadline for SCUF Proposals to the Office of the Proposals

February 14        Tentative Deadline for Financial Services to cut off permanent budget adjustments

February 17        Presidents’ Day Holiday

February 20       The Workshop for Critical Inquiry presents Dr. Michael Behrent, Appalachian State University, who will examine the origins of some key ideas in the
                             work of Postmodernist philosopher Michel Foucault.  The focus of his presentation will be on Foucault’s concept of the human and his announcement
                             of the “Death of Man.”  His presentation will be at 4:00 pm in LIB 101 on Thursday, February 20th.  For more information, please contact Dr. Ralph Shain
                             (PHI), rshain@missouristate.edu

February 27        CHPA Research Forum featuring Dr. Lisa Hall (SOC), who will speak on "MSU’s Public Sociology Program and Springfield-Greene County Health
                              Department,” at 2:30 pm in STRO 450.

February 28        Deadline for nominations for 2015-2016 Public Affairs Fellow

 

 

March 2014

 

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Women's History Month  (Link to Facebook Page)

March 1                Deadline for GEP 101 Instructor applications

March 1                Deadline for departments to build their basic schedule of course offerings for summer
                             and fall 2014

March 3                Deadline for Provost to give notice of non-renewal of contract for faculty in first
                             academic year of service (see section 3.11, Notice of Non-Reappointment of Tenure-
                             Track Faculty during the Probationary Period, in the Faculty Handbook

March 7                Deadline for BOG Staff Excellence and Faculty Excellence in Public Affairs Applications

March 10-16       Spring Break

March 14             Provost notifies Applicants of Promotion Decisions

March 14             Deadline for Faculty to submit Equity Adjustment to Department Heads

March 14             Probationary Faculty – Departmental Personnel Committees submit report of annual
                               review of progress toward tenure and promotion to Department Heads.  Faculty
                              members are given a written record of the departmental evaluation (confirmation of
                              receipt by signature)

March 17             Second Block classes begin

March 17             Deadline for submitting U. S. Professor of the Year Candidate Submission packets

March 17             Deadline for submitting Fall 2014 Showcase Proposals

March 19             Mid-term 2014 Grades must be submitted by 10:00 am

March 21             Deadline for Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award applications

March 21             Deadline for Public Affairs Grant applications for Fall 2014 grants

March 26            CHPA Research Forum presents Dr. Ashley Leinweber (PLS), who will speak on “From Marginalization to Mobilization: The Muslim Minority of the
                             Democratic Republic of Congo” at 3:00 pm in STRO 450.

March 28             Faculty applicants for Tenure/Promotion begin discussion with Heads on selection of
                                external reviewers

March 28             Department Heads submit Equity Adjustment Requests to Deans with Rationale

March 31             Dept Heads prepare and Deans send PAFs for Promotion to Provost’s Office

March 31             Summer and Fall 2014 – Sequenced Registration opens

 

 

April 2014

 

April 2014

 

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April 2                   Workshop for Critical Thinking presents Dr. Jason Adams, Grand Valley State University, who will speak on
                               “Live Theory:  Parallax Futures of the General Intellect” at 4:00 in STRO 002.

April 2                   Ozarks Studies presents Dr. Benjamin G. Rader, James L. Sellers Professor Emeritus of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who will speak on
                              “’Matters Involving Honor’: The Violent Life of Tyrus Raymond Cobb” at 7:00 pm in LIB 101.

April 3                   Ozarks Studies presents Dr. Benjamin G. Rader, James L. Sellers Professor Emeritus of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who will speak on
                              “Down in the Hollows: A Tale of Neighborhood and Family in the Missouri Ozarks” at 7:00 pm in LIB 101.

April 4                   Heads will have completed individual meetings with faculty on Annual Review
                              Heads submit tenure/promotion progress report on Probationary faculty. For
                              Probationary Faculty, this report will specify the faculty member’s progress toward
                              tenure and promotion.  At these meetings faculty are given a written record of their
                              annual evaluation (confirmation of receipt by signature).

April 4                   Heads send all annual faculty evaluations to Dean

April 4                   Heads submit equity requests to Dean with written recommendations

April 6                   Urban Warrior Challenge, sponsored by the MSU Bear Battalion.  For more information go to http://www.EmbraceTheSUC.com

April 7                   Deadline for Study Away Exploratory Travel fund applications (second round)

April 11                 Last day to Drop or Withdraw, declare Pass/Not Pass, and change to or from Audit for
                              Full Semester Classes

April 11                 Deadline for Deans to notify Provost of non-renewal of 3+ year contracts

April 15                 Deans present equity requests to the Provost for funding discussions

April 17-20           Spring 2014 Holiday

April 23                 CHPA Research Forum features Dr. Aida Hass (CRM), who will speak on "Building Knowledge and Changing Attitudes: An Evaluation Study of
                               Pathways to Change’ at 11:00 am in STRO 202.

April 24-25           Student Anthropology Conference

April 25                 Last day for Provost to notify faculty of non-renewal of 3+ year contracts

April 29                 Dean’s Workshop on Promotion and Tenure, 3:30 in STRO 204

 

 

 

 


   

 

May 2014

 

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May 1                    Deadline for Study Away Short-Term Faculty-Led proposals for Winter Intersession 2015

May 2                    Deans complete report of annual progress toward tenure/promotion for probationary
                                faculty & provide written record of their evaluation (confirmation of receipt by signature)

May 2                    Deadline for Deans to provide decisions on non-reappointment to instructors, clinical
                               faculty and research faculty

May 5                    First Draft of spring 2015 class schedule due to the Dean

May 9                    All Teaching Evaluations due to Dean’s Office

May 10-15           Spring 2014 Final Exam Period

May 15                 Deadline for Personnel Action Forms to be in the Provost Office for Non-Tenure track
                             faculty renewals for the next Academic Year

May 16                 Spring 2014 Commencement

 

June 2014

 

June 2                   Departmental Annual Reports due to Dean

June 13                 Time & Effort reports due to Financial Services Faculty and Professional Staff

June 19                 Summer 2014 census

June 21                 Deadline for submitting Remunerated Outside activities to the Office of the Provost

 

 

 

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