Faculty/Staff News

Sep 26, 2023

Call for Coffin Grant Applications 2024-25

Coffin Grants provide up to $3,500 for applicable projects and are meant to offset direct expenses incurred as a result of the pursuit of substantive scholarly or creative work.

Sep 26, 2023

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) Program

The deadline to apply is Jan. 11, 2024.

Sep 22, 2023

Message from the Executive Director for EO/Title IX Compliance

Cultivating an environment consistent with UHart's core values and free from sexual violence and other sexual misconduct.

Sep 22, 2023

Grievance Committee Call for Nominations

The Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for two faculty representatives to serve on the Grievance Committee for a three-year term. Deadline: Oct. 2, 2023.

Sep 21, 2023

TIAA Webinars: October, November, and December Schedule

Join TIAA for free webinars this fall!

Sep 20, 2023

Join a Professional Learning Community Examining AI in Academia

We are seeking faculty and staff who are interested in exploring AI in higher education.

Sep 18, 2023

Cell Phone Verification Email on Sept. 20

UHart community members will receive an email asking you to confirm or update your cell phone number.

Sep 18, 2023

Fall 2023 DEIJB Professional Development Program

The University welcomes Dr. Lynn Pasquerella for a discussion on the recent developments in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging (DEIJB).

Sep 18, 2023

Fac/Staff Fitness Class Updates

Updates on schedule and new classes starting.

Sep 15, 2023

Graduate Student Reception

RSVP by Monday, Sept. 18!

Sep 15, 2023

September Open Senate Meeting

Faculty Senate will hold an Open Senate Meeting on Monday, Sept. 18.

Sep 13, 2023

Health Services for Faculty and Staff

Health Services is now seeing faculty and staff. Faculty and staff can schedule a visit with Hartford HealthCare University of Hartford Student Health.

Sep 25, 2023

Presidential Search Listening Sessions for Faculty and Staff

Additional virtual listening sessions have been added.

Sep 12, 2023

Tuition Exchange Deadline Approaching

Submit your application by Oct. 1.

Sep 12, 2023

Call for North Start Collective Faculty Fellowship Applications

Two fellows from our institution will be selected. There will be an information session on Oct. 6, at noon.

Sep 11, 2023

Seeking Faculty/Staff with International Backgrounds

The International Center is looking to connect with UHart faculty and staff who have an international background.

Sep 11, 2023

Join a Faculty Learning Community Dedicated to Issues Surrounding Health Disparities

We are seeking faculty who are interested in exploring physical and mental health disparities in our communities.

Sep 08, 2023

Staff Council Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13

Our guest speakers are Judy Wyman and Jess Nicklin.

Sep 08, 2023

Sign Up for the 14-Day Writing Challenge

Register for free by Oct. 3!

Sep 07, 2023

Faculty and Staff Seated Massages

Relax with a 15-minute seated massage!

Sep 06, 2023

Seeking Faculty for Committee Participation

The International Center is seeking two faculty members from Barney, HAS, and Hillyer as well as one faculty member from both CETA and Hartt to provide support to the Study Abroad program.

Sep 06, 2023

Early-Career Faculty Guidebook

A new publication from NCFDD was released with resources, webinars, and advice for faculty in their first few years.

Sep 05, 2023

Faculty Info Session for Study Abroad Options

Seeking faculty to lead short-term programs abroad!

Sep 05, 2023

CTEI Learn@Lunch: Opportunities Collaborate Around Teaching & Learning

CTEI invites you to join our upcoming Learn@Lunch sessions!

Sep 01, 2023

TIAA Individual Consultations

TIAA Consultant Rick O'Brien is available to provide individual consultations virtually.

Aug 31, 2023

Call for First Generation Faculty and Staff

Are you interested in providing guidance to our first-generation students?

Aug 30, 2023

Proposals Sought for 2024-25 Humanities Honors Seminar

Teach a class of your own design to 15 of UHart's best students.

Aug 30, 2023

Faculty Writing Circles are Back

Join your fellow colleagues in a supportive and productive environment on Friday mornings.

Aug 29, 2023

Updated Event Registration Process

New event registration process for student clubs and organizations, faculty, and staff.

Aug 24, 2023

Mortensen Library Instruction Sessions

Schedule your library sessions using our scheduling form or new instruction email!

Aug 23, 2023

Fall Faculty/Staff Fitness Classes

Yoga, pilates, and introducing a mixed-strength class!

Aug 22, 2023

Faculty-Staff Kickoff in Hursey Center on Aug. 23

A new format for the event is intended to welcome you back and provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues.

Aug 21, 2023

Seeking Faculty/Staff with International Backgrounds

Do you have an international background?

Aug 21, 2023

FCLD Workshops: September and October 2023

Register now for fall trainings!

Aug 21, 2023

Fall 2023 Ultra Workshops

Come learn the new Blackboard!

Aug 17, 2023

University Holidays and Gift Days for New Academic Year

The addition of Fall Break on Oct. 5–6 and other key dates to help employees in their advance planning.

Aug 18, 2023

Hawks Showing Heart – Staff Edition

Join us for community service!

Aug 16, 2023

Introducing MyUHart: Your Personalized Dashboard

This innovative platform brings together essential campus applications and information, optimizing your workflow for greater efficiency and effectiveness.

Aug 18, 2023

Come Learn Blackboard Ultra on Sept. 22

Blackboard Ultra is being implemented that has many new and exciting features, as well as being responsive across any device.

Aug 18, 2023

Graduate Courses and Taxes

Reminders for employees taking graduate-level courses.

Aug 11, 2023

Annual Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training

CSAs will receive an email from our training provider with instructions on how to access the annual training.

Aug 11, 2023

Application Deadlines for 2024-25 Sabbatical Leaves

Sept. 15 is the deadline to submit applications to your dean. Sept. 22 is the deadline to forward your application to the Associate Provost.

Aug 11, 2023

On-Campus Student Employment Fair

Looking to hire student workers for fall 2023?

Aug 08, 2023

Staff Council Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 9

Join us for announcements and discussion.

Aug 04, 2023

Do You Know of Any Housing Available for New Faculty?

We are looking to compile a list of possible housing options as we welcome new faculty.

Aug 04, 2023

FCLD Workshops – August Jumpstarts

Register today for training opportunities!

Jul 25, 2023

UHart Employee Sports Center Usage

The Sports Center is free to use for UHart employees.

Jul 25, 2023

Come Learn Blackboard Ultra on Aug. 15

On Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., FCLD will be holding an Ultra workshop in the Woods Classroom in the Harrison Libraries.

Jul 21, 2023

TIAA Individual Consultations

TIAA Consultant Rick O'Brien is available to provide individual consultations virtually.

Jul 18, 2023

Call for Proposals: Grant to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging Within the Classroom

Application Deadline: Sept. 15, 2023.

Jul 14, 2023

Join the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

Gain access to a robust library of professional development and training resources today!

Jul 14, 2023

Spring and Summer 2022 Blackboard Courses to be Archived on Friday, Sept. 22

On Sept. 22, 2023, all Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 Blackboard courses will be removed from active status on Blackboard.

Jul 14, 2023

FY23 Finance Deadlines

As fiscal year 2023 has come to a close, we are reminding the community that all FY23 invoices, IDTs, etc., must be submitted to Financial Accounting by July 21.

Jul 07, 2023

Opening Weekend Volunteers Needed

Want to welcome new and returning students to campus this fall?

Jul 11, 2023

Staff Council Meeting Wednesday, July 12

Jen Conley and Jill Engel-Hellman will join us as guest speakers.

Jul 11, 2023

Update to Eprotocol

Eprotocol will move over to multi-factor authentication on July 24.

Jul 06, 2023

Nick Wharton Appointed Interim Director of Harrison Libraries

A message from Provost Katherine Black with staffing updates in Harrison Libraries.

Jul 07, 2023

Pre-Retirement Planning Seminars

Additional sessions have been added on Aug. 24 and Sept. 21 to learn about Social Security, Medicare, and more.

Jul 07, 2023

Application Deadlines for 2024-25 Sabbatical Leaves

Faculty must apply in the fall of 2023 for 2024-25 sabbatical leaves.

Jun 30, 2023

RSVP: Celebration for Elizabeth Dill

Join us for a celebration for Elizabeth Dill who will be starting a new chapter as dean of the University Library at California State University Long Beach.

Jun 27, 2023

Reminder of the University's EAP Program

Help is available.

Jun 26, 2023

Presidential Search Website Launched

A campus community survey is also now open.

Jun 27, 2023

The New Ultra Blackboard is Coming to UHart

A new version of Blackboard called Blackboard Ultra is being implemented that has many new and exciting features, as well as being responsive across any device.

Jun 20, 2023

Independence Day Timesheet Deadline

Please note the deadline change for the pay date of July 7.

Jun 16, 2023

TIAA Individual Consultations

TIAA Consultant Rick O'Brien is available to provide individual consultations virtually.

Jun 13, 2023

Collaborate Recordings from Spring 2020–Summer 2021 to be Purged on June 28

On June 28, 2023, Collaborate recordings made during the COVID-19 emergency will be permanently removed.

Jun 06, 2023

Staff Council Meeting Wednesday, June 14

Jamie Skowyra will join us as a guest speaker.

Jun 05, 2023

Elizabeth Dill Accepts New Position on West Coast

The director of Harrison Libraries since April 2021 has been named dean of the University Library at Cal State Long Beach.

Jun 06, 2023

Reactivate ePAFs for Temps and Students

Information regarding ePAFs for student workers (S1, S2) and temporary positions (N6).

Jun 09, 2023

Information About Unemployment Impostor Claims

An important notification from ITS regarding unemployment impostor claims.

Jun 06, 2023

Bursar Office Year-End Close Procedures

We will be working on our year-end processes on Friday, June 30, 2023.

May 30, 2023

FCLD to Purge Spring '20 Through Summer '21 Collaborate Recordings on June 28

Collaborate recordings from these terms have been removed from Blackboard but have not yet been deleted.

May 30, 2023

New Compass Login Screen

Compass is moving to two-factor authentication.

May 19, 2023

Fall 2023 Courses are Now Available to Faculty

Fall 2023 courses are now available to faculty.

May 19, 2023

Open Senate WebEx Meeting Recording

The recording of the Open Senate meeting on May 17 is now available.

May 12, 2023

Changes in the Provost's Office

An announcement from Provost Katherine Black outlining changes in the Provost's Office.

May 12, 2023

Reminder: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Dependent Child Life Insurance

Notify HRD within 30 days of any changes in dependent eligibility status.

May 10, 2023

Minimum Wage Increase

Effective June 1, 2023, Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase from $14.00 per hour to $15.00 per hour.

May 10, 2023

Reminder From HRD

A reminder from HRD regarding medical, dental, vision, and dependent child life insurance.

May 09, 2023

Converting Discussions to Ultra

Some tips for converting your course to Ultra Course View.

May 05, 2023

A&S Faculty & Staff Farewell Reception

The reception will be held Thursday, May 11, from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

May 08, 2023

Blackboard Ultra Course View is Coming

A new version of Blackboard called Blackboard Ultra is being implemented that has many new and exciting features, as well as being responsive across any device.

May 04, 2023

Staff Council Meeting Wednesday, May 10

The new E-Board would like to welcome you!

May 03, 2023

The 2023 DEIJB Pulse Faculty and Staff Survey

Thank you for your participation!

May 03, 2023

Faculty/Staff Appreciation and Recognition Day Location Change

Today's event will now take place inside GSU.

May 03, 2023

Faculty and Staff Visitor Parking Permits

Faculty and staff must request a parking permit for their visitors online.

May 02, 2023

Board of Regents Meetings

A reminder to all faculty regarding Board of Regents meetings.

May 01, 2023

TIAA Individual Consultations

TIAA Consultant Rick O'Brien is available to provide individual consultations virtually.

May 01, 2023

NEH Summer Stipend Program

Apply today!

May 01, 2023

Margaret Tarampi Appointed Next Director of University Interdisciplinary Studies

A message from Provost Katherine Black.

Apr 28, 2023

Promotion, Tenure, and Sabbatical Information Sessions

Full-time faculty are invited to attend the Provost's Office annual Promotion, Tenure, and Sabbatical Information Sessions held via Zoom.

Apr 27, 2023

Call for Provost's Promotion & Tenure Committee 2023-24

There are two open seats — nominees should be tenured faculty from Barney, ENHP, Hartt, or Hillyer.

Apr 24, 2023

2023-24 Faculty Senate Officers

Congratulations to the new Faculty Senate Officers for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year!

Apr 24, 2023

RSVP: Faculty and Staff Appreciation and Recognition Day Barbeque

RSVP for the faculty and staff appreciation and recognition barbeque on May 3!

Apr 21, 2023

Reminder to Prepare Academic Assessment Reports by May 15

Need assessment support? Let's connect!

Apr 20, 2023

FCLD's Spring 2023 Workshops

Register today!

Apr 18, 2023

Friday Lunchroom for Faculty: Refuel & Renew

Close your semester immersed in the art of self-care and well-being! In the University Commons, this Friday, from noon – 2 p.m.

Apr 18, 2023

Get a Head Start on the Annual Career Development Assessment Program

Reviews are due to HRD by June 30, 2023.

Apr 17, 2023

Faculty and Staff Appreciation and Recognition Day Barbeque

Save the date!

Apr 17, 2023

Late Night Breakfast Volunteers

Late Night Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, May 2, from 10 p.m. to midnight.

Apr 14, 2023

Blackboard Ultra Gradebook Drop-in Help Sessions

Drop by via Zoom to review Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra on April 18 and April 20.

Apr 14, 2023

Provost's Office Annual Promotion and Tenure General Information Session

Full-time faculty are invited to attend the Zoom meeting on Friday, April 21, from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Apr 11, 2023

Staff Council Annual Meeting on April 12

Meet the new E-Board and hear from guest speakers Dave Stender and Jenn Siegal.

Apr 11, 2023

Reminder to Verify Address

All employees (full-time, part-time, temp, and student workers) should verify their PY address.

Apr 10, 2023

PeopleAdmin to Transition to Single Sign-On

All PeopleAdmin access will require single sign-on and MFA starting April 24.

Apr 07, 2023

Congratulations on Retirement to Mary Ellyn Uricchio

After almost 25 years in the Payroll Office, Mary Ellyn Uricchio's last day at the University will be April 7.

Apr 05, 2023

Open Sessions for Faculty and Staff

In the Wilde Auditorium on April 12 and April 18.

Apr 06, 2023

Request for Committee Members

Submit a nomination for the Provost's Promotion & Tenure Committee and the Grievance Committee.

Apr 04, 2023

Message from the Provost About Video Conferencing Platforms

The outcome of analysis and next steps.

Apr 05, 2023

April Staff Council Meeting Next Wednesday

The new E-Board will be announced, plus guest speakers Dave Stender and Jenn Siegal.

Apr 04, 2023

Apply for the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Award

Winners will be recognized at the August Faculty/Staff Kickoff and receive $500 in faculty development funds to be spent in the following academic year.