CHPA Calendar of Events

 

 

 Schedule of Events 2014-2015

 

An online submission form for our graduates:  Graduate Survey Form

 

August 2014

 

 

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August 1              Summer Commencement, 10:00 am

August 6              Dean's Retreat - Library Center, 8:30 - 3:30

August 12            New Faculty Orientation, 8:00 am – 1:30 pm

August 13            28th Showcase on Teaching & Learning, 8:00-1:00 

August 14            All-Faculty Luncheon, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, PSU Ballroom       

August 15            CHPA Family Picnic – Phelps Grove Pavilion, 5:30 to 7:00 pm

August 17            New Student Convocation, JQH Arena, 2:00 pm

August 18            Fall 2014 Classes Begin

August 20            CHPA All-College Meeting, STRO 001, 3:30 pm

August 21            Mr. Kairat Umarov,The Ambassador of Kazakhstan, under the auspices of Cong. Billy Long and the Masters in Global Studies program
                              will make a brief presentation and participate in a question and answer session in STRO 003 at 7:00 pm.

August 25           Faculty and Staff Free Picture Day in PSU 312 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

August 27           Digital Measures Training with Pam Sailors in STRO 250 at 2:30 pm.

 

 

September 2014

 

 

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Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -- October 15; http://www.hispanicheritagemonth.org/)

September 1      Labor Day Holiday

September 4     Workshop on Critical Thinking: Presentation by Ethan Kleinberg, Professor of History, Wesleyan University, on “Not yet Marrano: Levinas, Derrida and
                             the Ontology of ‘Being-Jewish’," in LIB 100 at 4:00 pm.

September 4     Digital Measures Training with Pam Sailors in STRO 250 at 2:30 pm.

September 8      Winter Intersession Course Proposals due to the Department Heads

September 8      Ozarks Studies Program presents Dr. J. Blake Perkins of Williams Baptist College, who will speak on “Ain’t Servin’ Them Ungodly Silk-Hatted Fellers: World War I Draft
                              Resistance in the Ozarks,“ at 7:00 pm in PSU 313.

September 10   Study Away Fair (http://international.missouristate.edu/studyaway/82365.htm) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the PSU atrium

September 15   Winter Intersession Course Proposals due to the Dean

Sept 15-19         Public Affairs Week

September 15   Census Date: turn in PAFs for faculty teaching on-line classes

September 18   CHPA Research Forum featuring Katie Hoegeman (SOC/ANT), who will speak on “The Occupational Status of Female Clergy” at 3:30 in STRO 350.

September 26   “Shattering Silences: Nigerian Cultural Connections” -- This presentation is part of the Nigeria Public Affairs Program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section, Abuja, Nigeria,
                             and Missouri State University Provost Office and Division for Diversity & Inclusion. It is a presentation by a Nigerian Scholars Delegation from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka designed to
                             share Nigeria’s cultural diversity. This event is free and open to the public, but since food is served your registration through FCTL is required to ensure adequate food service. It is held in
                             PSU 313 at 4:00-6:30 pm.

Septermber 28   Deadline: Summer and Summer Intersession 2015 proposals to Study Away Office (http://international.missouristate.edu/studyaway/73013.htm)

September 29   President Smart presents the State of the University Address, noon in PSU Theater

September 29   Faculty submit Tenure and/or Promotion dossier to Department Heads and
                              External Reviews due to Department Heads for inclusion in the dossier

Septemeber 29  “Shattering Silences: International Disability Studies: Building Community” -- This panel is part of the Nigeria Public Affairs Program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section,
                              Abuja, Nigeria, and Missouri State University, Provost Office and Division for Diversity & Inclusion. It focuses on the experiences of Nigerian students with disabilities and their backgrounds,
                              expectations, and challenges. The event is free and open to the public. It is listed on the Academic Advisor Forum calendar and will count toward master advisor recertification.  Please register
                              with FCTL to attend since food is served at this event.  It will be held in PSU 313 at 1:30-3:00 pm.

 September 30   Department Heads submit Promotion dossiers to Department Committee

 

 

 

       October  2014

 

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Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -- October 15)   

 

October 9-10      Fall Break

October 13          Deadline for Faculty to submit proposal for 2014 Fall Faculty Research Grants -
                                http://graduate.missouristate.edu/facultystaff/ResearchSupport.htm

October 14          CHPA Scholarship Banquet, PSU 400, 6:00-7:30 pm

October 14           Religious Studies presents Dr. Russell McCutcheon, University of Alabama, who will speak on "And That’s Why No One Takes the Humanities Seriously,"
                               at 7:00 pm in STRO 203.

October 15          Fall 2013 mid-term Grades due by 10:00 am

October 16          CHPA Research Forum: Presentation by Scott Worman (SOC/ANT), who will speak on "Tribes, States, and Landscapes: an archaeological perspective
                              on human-environment interactions" at 3:30 in STRO 350.

October 20          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. 20-22, 2014)

October 20          Summer and Fall 2014 Intersession Course Proposals due to Department Heads

October 20          Deadline for applications: Study Away Exploratory Travel Funds (http://international.missouristate.edu/assets/studyaway/Exploratory_Travel_Fund_2014-15.pdf)

October 24          Deadline for submission of summer 2015 Faculty Fellowships --
                               http://graduate.missouristate.edu/facultystaff/ResearchSupport.htm

October 24         Deadline for nominations for Study Away Award for Excellence (http://international.missouristate.edu/assets/studyaway/2015_Award_for_Excellence_Nomination_Packet.pdf)

October 28          Public Affairs Convocation, Eric Greitens, HHPA

October 28          Majors Fair, PSU Ballroom 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

October 31          Summer and Fall 2014 Intersession Course Proposals due to Dean

 



 

 

 

      November 2014

 

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November 3       Summer and Fall 2015 Draft Course Schedule due to Dean

November 3       Deadline for faculty to submit sabbatical application to Dean
                             (http://www.missouristate.edu/provost/FacultyDevelopment/sabbaticals.htm)

November 3       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 5       CHPA Research Forum: Presentation by C. Patrick Scott (ECO) at 3:30 in STRO 250.

November 7       Reciprocity in Practice -- This workshop is designed for community and government agencies who desire to work toward stronger partnerships with area higher education institutions.
                             Topics will include a look into the culture of higher education, best practices and standards for partnership, and a discussion of challenges and barriers you face in working with
                             post-secondary institutions. Also included is an opportunity to meet with representatives from higher education institutions in the Springfield area. The link to register for this event is
                             http://missouricompact.missourstate.edu/Events.htm. It is scheduled for 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the E-factory, 405 N Jefferson Ave.

November 10     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 12    Department Heads submit Promotion dossiers to Dean

November 13    Workshop on Critical Thinking: Presentation by Edward Baring, Assistant Professor of Modern European Intellectual
                             and Cultural History, Drew University, on “A Secular Kierkegaard:  Confessional Readings of Heidegger before 1945," in LIB 100 at 4:00 pm.

November 21    Deadline: Fall Intersession 2015 Study Away proposals

 

 

 

 

    December 2014

 

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December 5         All Teaching Evaluations due to Dean’s Office

Dec 6-11               Fall 2014 Final Exam Period (http://www.missouristate.edu/registrar/FA14Finals.htm)

December 10       Deans submit Promotion recommendations (with rationale) to applicants.
                                Applicants have 3 days to review, respond, sign and return to Dean (Dec. 10-12, 2014)

December 12     Fall 2014 Commencement

December 15     Fall 2014 Grades due by 10:00 am

December 15     Deans send Tenure and/or Promotion Organizational Binders to the Office of the
                             Provost with recommendations

 

 

 

 January 2015

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January 5-9          Winter 2015 Intersession Period

January 12           Spring 2015 Classes Begin

January 19           Martin Luther King Holiday

January 20           Winter 2015 Intersession Grades due by 10:00 am

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

 

 

 

 

 

February 2015

 

February 2015

 

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African American Heritage Month

February 9          Faculty submit Annual Evaluation dossiers to Dept Heads (Digital Measures accounts
                                must be updated by this date)

February 9          Dept Heads give Probationary Faculty evaluation dossiers to Dept committee

February 10        Census Date: turn in PAFs for faculty teaching on-line classes

February 13        Deadline for Deans to notify Provost of non-renewal of contract faculty in 1st year

February 16        Presidents’ Day Holiday

 

 

 

March 2015

 

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Women's History Month

March 2               Deadline for departments to build their basic schedule of course offerings for summer
                             and fall 2015

March 2                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 9-15         Spring Break

March 13             Provost notifies Applicants of Promotion Decisions

March 13             Deadline for Faculty to submit Equity Adjustment to Department Heads

March 13             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 16             Second Block classes begin

March 18             Mid-term spring 2015 Grades must be submitted by 10:00 am

March 25-27       Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference, PSU

March 27             Faculty applicants for Tenure/Promotion begin discussion with Heads on selection of
                                external reviewers

March 27             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 2015 – Sequenced Registration opens

 

 

April 2015

 

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April 2-5               Spring Holiday

April 3                   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 3                   Heads send all annual faculty evaluations to Dean

April 6                   Heads submit equity requests to Dean with written recommendations

April 10                 Last day to Drop or Withdraw, declare Pass/Not Pass, and change to or from Audit for
                              Full Semester Classes

April 10                 Deadline for Deans to notify Provost of non-renewal of 3+ year contracts

April 14-17           Public Affairs Conference, "The Ethical Citizen -- Can You Make a Difference?", PSU

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

April 17                 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 24                 Last date for Provost to notify faculty of non-renewal of 3+ year contracts

 

 

 

 

 


   

 

May 2015

 

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May 1                    Deans provide decision on non-reappointment of Instructors

May 1                    Deans complete report of annual progress toward tenure/promotion for probationary
                                faculty & provide written record of their evaluation (confirmation of receipt by signature)

May 1                   Deadline: Winter Intersession 2015-16 proposals

May 4                    First Draft of spring 2016 class schedule due to the Dean

May 8                   All Teaching Evaluations due to Dean’s Office

May 9-14             Spring 2015 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 15                 Spring 2015 Commencement

May 18                 Spring 2015 Final Grades due by 10:00 am

 

June 2014

 

June 1                   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

 

 

July 2014

 

July 4                 Independence Day Holiday

July 16              Provost's Retreat - Darr Agriculture Center

July 31 - Aug 1  Final Exam Period

 

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