Campus Announcements

Library newsletter available
The second issue of Library Liaison, the Sacramento State Library Collections newsletter, is now online at: library.csus.edu/pubs/liaison/spring2006/spring.html. Highlights include the budget status for library collections, introductions to two new databases: Social Sciences Citation Index and Dissertations and Theses and more news on the Library’s move to electronic journal access. There is also news for the Art, Computer Science, Education, Music and Nursing departments.

For more information contact the editors: Anne Bradley at bradleya@csus.edu or 278-4350, and Leilani Hall at leilani@csus.edu or 278-6422.

Study Abroad Fair
Students considering studying abroad but don’t know where to start can visit the Study Abroad Fair, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 5 in Library Quad. Students can talk to other students who have participated and get information about course credit, registration fees, financial aid, scholarships and application deadlines.

For more information, call the Office of Global Education at 278-6686 or stop by Lassen Hall 2304.

Candidate Visits
Members of the College of Education and the campus community are invited to meet the candidates for the position of Dean of College of Education on the dates below.

Vitae may be reviewed in the Office of Academic Affairs in Sacramento Hall 230 or in the Dean's Office for the College of Education in Eureka 206. Written comments should be sent to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ric Brown at ricb@csus.edu no later than Wednesday, May 10.

Registration for Summer Semester 2006
Even though it’s still raining outside, it’s almost time for summer registration. The invitation to register was e-mailed to 21,645 students who are eligible to enroll as continuing students. CASPER begins April 17. Details can be found at: www.csus.edu/admr/invsum06/

For more information, contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar@csus.edu.

Input sought at College Summit
The City of Sacramento will hold a College Summit for students to express their preferences on how the city should develop from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 20 in the University Union Redwood Room.

The summit is part of the city’s General Plan Update and seeks to gather input from Sacramento’s future leaders on services, housing, and transportation improvements. The General Plan will guide the city’s decisions on issues such as land use, public safety, transportation, housing and more over the next 25 years.

Free lunch will be provided. RSVP is requested by calling Michelle Skhal at (916) 808-8704.


General Announcements

Customer satisfaction surveys
The CSU 2006 Customer Satisfaction Survey for Sacramento State is now available. The survey will help University departments better understand campus needs and identify areas where improvements can be made. To assure anonymity, responses will be collected and summarized by an agency outside of the CSU.

The links will be active through May 23:

For questions about the surveys, or about quality improvement at Sacramento State or in the CSU system, contact Sarah Whyte, interim director of Strategic Planning and QI at 278-7450 or whytes@csus.edu.


Human Resources

Catastrophic Leave Program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour increments. CSEA, MPP, Unit 6 and Confidential employees may donate up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year. Unit 4 employees may donate up to a maximum of 32 hours per fiscal year.

If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained by going to www.csus.edu/hr/forms.stm#Disability, by visiting the Human Resources Benefits Office in Sacramento Hall 162, or by calling 278-6213.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation program: Chiquita Aries, Admissions and Records; Glenmil Biete, Housing and Residential Life; Corrina Carlock, Admissions and Records; Tamara Dunn, College of Business Administration; *Karen Moseby, Procurement; Sara Richards, Academic Technology and Creative Services; Jane Roberts, History; Ondria Small, College of Continuing Education; and Annie Suarez, Educational Administration and Policy Studies (*Only vacation leave credits may be donated to this employee.)