Administrators to speak at All-Staff Focus Forum

All staff, exempt and nonexempt (hourly), are invited to the All-Staff Focus Forum on Thursday, Oct. 29.

The forum will beheld from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 304, Murray-Herrick Campus Center, in St. Paul, and in Room 201, Opus Hall, in Minneapolis (please note the new location). The forum will be simulcast between the campuses. A chili luncheon will be served while members of senior administration share pertinent information regarding the state of the university from a variety of perspectives.

To ensure an accurate amount of food for everyone, register for the forum here by Friday, Oct. 23. Mark the campus where you will attend and your choice of chili: with meat or vegetarian. Register only once; if you use the link above to register again, only the UST Web site appears, indicating that your registration has been received.

All-Staff Focus Forum agenda:

  • Father John Malone, vice president for mission
    • Welcome and blessing
  • Dr. Mark Dienhart, executive vice president and chief operating officer
    • State of the university
    • Construction update
    • Pandemic planning
    • Undergraduate enrollment
  • Mark Vangsgard, vice president, Business Affairs, and CFO
    • Financial state of the university
  • Father John Malone, vice president for mission
    • Mission
    • UST and the archdiocese
  • Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer
    • Academic state of the university
  • Edna Comedy, associate vice president, Human Resources
    • Human Resources initiatives
    • Performance appraisal system
    • Unpaid leave
    • Purchased leave time

If you are unable to attend but would like to have a specific or general question asked on your behalf, e-mail the council for your constituency:

To submit an anonymous question or comment, click the link that applies to you: Exempt Staff Web site or the Nonexempt Staff Web site.