News in Brief
Staff Info Session: February
All A-1 and A-3 employees of the University are
invited to a special information session to be held Thursday, February 26,
from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 102 Chemistry Building, 34th & Spruce, under
the joint aegis of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly (PPSA) and the A-3
Executive Vice President John Fry, Human Resources Vice President Jack Heuer,
and the new Director of Professional Employee Development, Annie McKee,
will make presentations and answer questions on three topics:
- Plans for a Skills Development Center;
- What's Happened Since the P.I.Q.? (the Position
Information Questionnaire, a 26-page form filled out last year by all staff
as part of HR's classification redesign project); and
- Phase II of Benefits Redesign.
"This will be an interactive session"
said the invitation by PPSA chair Jim Bean and A-3 Assembly chair Donna
Arthur. "We hope to have 30 minutes for questions and answers following
the presentations." They urged staff to send questions ahead of time
via e-mail to at jhbean@pobox, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Foundation Deadline
Applications for Research Foundation Proposals
are due on March 15. Due to space limitations, it is not possible for Almanac
to publish the guidelines in this issue. However, these guidelines are available
online as published in the October 7, 1997 issue.
Faculty Regalia Sale: March
The Bookstore invites faculty to order custom-made
regalia now and save 15% on all caps, gowns and hoods during the Faculty
Regalia Sale, March 3-4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. An E.R. Moore Co. representative
will be on hand to assist in the selection of academic regalia.
Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, February
17, 1998, Volume 44, Number 22