June 15, 2009
Sacramento State Bulletin

Campus Announcements

Campus drill
Sacramento State’s Department of Public Safety will conduct a drill to evacuate all buildings on campus sometime between 9 a.m.-noon onThursday, June 18.

During the drill, automated announcements from the Emergency Notification System will be sent to emergency first responders and campus building coordinators. Building occupants should follow instructions and go to designated areas until the “all clear” message is given.
Submitted by Public Affairs

Updated faculty reports available
The Instructional Personnel Cost Report (fall 2008), Full-time and Part-time Faculty Ratio Report (fall 2008) and Faculty Teaching Assignment Report (fall 2008 and spring 2009) are available on the Academic Affairs Data Center and Institutional Research website. 

In addition to the updated reports, there are two new reports this year: a three-year trend data for instructional personnel cost per weighted teaching units and per student full time equivalent (FTE) and a three-year trend data for student FTE generated by full-time and part-time faculty.

Information regarding faculty teaching assignment, course enrollment and student FTE is available from these reports. Log on to or
Send questions or comments to or call 278-6566.
Submitted by the Office of Institutional Research

Parking restrictions
To achieve energy cost savings, some parking facilities will be closed during the non-peak summer months. The closure schedule is:

  • Parking Structure III, closed June 17–Aug. 23.
  • Lot 10, closed June 17_Aug. 23.

Parking Structures I and II will remain open throughout the summer. Parking will also be available in all other campus lots.

For additional information, contact University Transportation and Parking Services at or 278-PARK.
Submitted by University Transportation and Parking Services

Whistleblower Protection Act
California Government Code Section 8548 requires the CSU to inform their employees of the California Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA Government Code Section 8547 et seq.). Pursuant to this section of the Government Code, the University is required to distribute electronically the State Auditor's written explanation of the California Whistleblower Protection Act. This was done on June 3, 2009.   

David Wagner, vice president for Human Resources, has been designated as the person on campus to receive protected disclosures and answer questions about these policies. He can be reached at 278-6078, via e-mail at, or through campus mail using ZIP code 6032.

The statutorily-required notice from the state auditor can be found at:

Record sale
Capital Public Radio's annual used record and CD sale is 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, at 2100 Arden Way, Suite 172. For information, contact Constance Crawford at 278-8955.
Submitted by Capital Public Radio

Employee Assistance Program hours
The Employee Assistance Program is open for appointments during the summer. Appointments begin at 7:30 a.m., and the last appointment is 3 p.m. The office closes at 4 p.m. Call 278-5018, or e-mail to set up an appointment.
Submitted by the Employee Assistance Program

Research Funding Update
The June issue of Research Funding Update is available. This update is published monthly to alert the campus community to possible sources of external support for research, scholarly and creative activities. An abbreviated listing and a more detailed version are available on the web at

This month's highlight includes National Academies' Partnership with Google, along with targeted funding opportunity notices in the following areas: arts, humanities, education, community development, health, mental health, science and engineering.

Additional information about any of the opportunities announced in Research Funding Update can be obtained by clicking on the web address or by contacting Research Administration at 278-7565.
Submitted by Research Administration

Housing and Residential Life candidates
The campus community is invited to meet the candidates for the director of Housing and Residential Life.

Anthony DeSantis, director of Housing, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2–3 p.m., Monday, June 15, Lassen Hall 3008 (Student Affairs Conference Room).

Lovellie Cimenski-Almogela, director of Housing and Residential Life, CSU, San Bernardino, 2–3 p.m., Tuesday, June 16,  Lassen Hall 3008 (Student Affairs Conference Room).

Michael Speros, assistant dean of Residential Life, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, Mo., 2–3 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, Lassen Hall 3008 (Student Affairs Conference Room).

Individuals who attend are encouraged to submit written comments to Edward Jones in Student Affairs, Lassen Hall 3008 or e-mail him at by noon, Monday, June 22.
Submitted by Human Resources

New employee discount program
With the Sac State OneCard, Sacramento State employees can now receive discounts all over the Sacramento area. The OneCard office has compiled a list of businesses that provide reduced rates on frozen yogurt, doggie day care and even auto body work, just to name a few. Visit the OneCard website to view the discount vendors and start saving money.

Every week, the discount list expands and with your help it can grow even further. If you know of any vendors that would like to provide discounts to employees or if you have any vendor suggestions, call the OneCard Center at 278-7878.
Submitted by Business and Administrative Services

Human Resources

Catastrophic leave donation program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a maximum of 40 hours of sick or vacation leave credits in one-hour increments each fiscal year. Bargaining Units 1, 8, 10 and 11 may only donate up to 16 hours per fiscal year. If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained at, or visit the Human Resources Disability Leaves office in Sacramento Hall 162 or call 278-3522.

The following employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:

Julie Bradley, Mathematics Department
Janelle Robinette, Nursing
Michael Wilson, Economics
Joseph Small, Reprographics
Kellene O’Neil-Hinckley, Services to Students with Disabilities



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