The UIS Community

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Suggestions?

We're trying to communicate with staff and faculty in this financially troublesome and unusual year. We also have created an electronic suggestion box for you to submit ideas on what we might be able to do to address our budgetary concerns. The link is: Suggestion Box.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Angst

I heard the word "angst" at this morning's meeting of the Academic Professional Advisory Council. There is concern among professional staff that some might be receiving notices that their jobs will be eliminated in 6 months or 12 months. Right now, the angst and stress come from not knowing who might get those notices. I understand that. These times -- including furloughs -- are unprecedented in University of Illinois history.

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