Sad News –
Judy Banks, wife of previous Dean – Larry Banks, passed away in October. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton church, assisted by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home, on December 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Banks Family Scholarship in care of the Missouri State Foundation (http://www.missouristatefoundation.org), the American Diabetes Association, or any charity of choice.
Important Dates as you look ahead to 2016!
Training for Blackboard – https://blogs.missouristate.edu/blackboard/2015/12/10/spring-2016-blackboard-training-classes-now-open/?utm_source=inside&utm_medium=provostcomm&utm_content=2016lmstrainingschedule&utm_campaign=computerservices
Request for Proposals – Faculty Research Grants
The spring deadline for Faculty Research Grants (FRG) is February 5, 2016. These grants are one-year (max $7500) of funding.
The grants are to support new research, creative or scholarly activities or for high quality projects not likely to receive external funding.
To be eligible, a person must: a) be a ranked faculty member; b) have submitted the final report for his/her previous FRG to the Graduate College prior to last February 5th; c) not received a summer fellowship for 2016 from the Graduate College, and d) remain with the University for a year after the project is completed (spring 2018).
For more information, see the faculty research grants webpage.
If you have questions, contact the Graduate College at 836-5335.
- Summer Schedule Proposals are due ASAP.
- Assessment Plan updates are due by February 1 from each program!!!!
- Faculty are notified of final decisions regarding sabbaticals by February 15, 2016.
Do you need university data for a proposal or report? Here are the first two places to look!
DATA, DATA, DATA – https://mis.missouristate.edu/KeyPerformanceIndicators/
DATA, DATA, DATA (also called Bear Intelligience) – http://www.missouristate.edu/data/
January 4 Offices open – everyone reports to work
January 7 Staff Recognition Luncheon
January 11 Spring 2016 Classes Begin
January 18 Holiday – no classes
February 5 BOG meeting in West Plains
February 5 Faculty Research Grants Proposals due today!
February 8 Faculty turn in Annual reports
February 9 CNAS Public lecture series – Linnea Iantria, Temple 002, 7:30 PM
February 15 Holiday – no classes
February 20 Science Olympiad
February 24 JVIC/CNAS Research Symposium – 12:30-5:00 PM
February 25 Everything must be updated in Digital Measures!
March 7-13 Spring Break
March 11 Departmental Committees must submit evaluations of all tenure/track faculty to department head by this date!
I will be preparing a CNAS NEWS email to go out the week of January 4. If you have news – please let me know and I will include it!