Monday, June 21, 2004 Seattle Pacific University


Spring Quarter Grades Due on June 21

Spring Quarter grades are due in Student Academic Services (SAS) by 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 21. Grades may be submitted to SAS via the Web; in person; placed in the SAS drop box (located outside of Demaray Hall 151); mailed; or faxed to (206) 281-2669 (with the original mailed or submitted as soon as possible). If you have any questions concerning grading or meeting the University deadline, contact Kelli Knapp at (206) 281-2636. Timely submission of grades helps students and offices with important processes, such as the academic dismissal process, disbursing financial aid and processing enrollment verifications.

Audio and Video of SPU's Community Breakfast With David Brooks Now Available

If you missed SPU's 2004 Greater Seattle Community Breakfast, you can now hear and see the speakers via the SPU home page. Audio and video files of the remarks by SPU President Philip Eaton, School of Business and Economics Dean Jeff Van Duzer, and keynote speaker and New York Times columnist David Brooks are available on the President's Web page,, under the “President's Addresses" section. If you would like a printed transcript of the event, contact Julia Weir at (206) 281-2051 and one will be sent to you when available. More

Fac/Staff Bulletin Survey

Thanks to everyone who completed the Fac/Staff Bulletin survey. We really appreciate the 184 readers who took the time to answer the questions and offer suggestions and comments. We'll have the results in an upcoming Bulletin.

Fac/Staff Bulletin Now on Summer Schedule

Beginning June 21, the Fac/Staff Bulletin will be published every other week until late September. Be sure to send your announcements and news as early as possible to the Fac/Staff Bulletin editor (Tracy Cooper Norlen) at, or submit an item directly from the Fac/Staff Bulletin. (Look for the “Submit Bulletin Items" in the upper right-hand corner.) The next deadline is Thursday, July 1, for the July 6 publication.


Sink Speaks to School Counselors

Chris Sink, professor of school counseling and psychology, recently addressed school counselors attending the Arizona School Counselors' Academy in Tucson. His topic, "Taking Accountability to Heart," addressed the need for evidence-based practice. The academy is sponsored by the University of Arizona, the Arizona School Counselor Association and the Arizona Department of Education.

Welcome, Heidi!

Heidi Seivert is a new student financial services representative in Student Financial Services. Her phone number is (206) 281-2521.


Davis Featured in Seattle Times

Reed Davis, associate professor of political science and candidate for U.S. Senate, was featured in The Seattle Times on June 19. Read the story online. More

Caddell Featured on NPR's “Marketplace"

David Caddell, associate professor of sociology, was featured on National Public Radio's “Marketplace" on June 16. Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. The story concerned the recent split in the World Baptist Alliance. David spoke about the sociological implications of a split in a major denomination. Listen to the story online. (The piece ran at 7:50 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. on June 16.) More


Linda and Her Daughter Graduate!

Linda McClees, administrative assistant for Fine Arts, and her daughter, Alicia, participated in the SPU commencement exercises on June 12. Linda graduated with a bachelor's degree in European Studies (German). Alicia graduated with a bachelor's degree in textiles, clothing and interiors. Linda says, “I am realizing the fulfillment of a vision that God gave me about six years ago to ‘walk' at commencement with my daughter, Alicia! I believe that God gave me this opportunity and I would have been foolish if I had not taken advantage of it." Congratulations, Linda and Alicia!


Staff Positions

Admissions Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions
Associate Director of Safety and Security, Safety and Security
Lead Security Officer, Safety and Security
Manager of Budget and Information Systems, School of Education
Micro Systems Analyst—Classroom Support, Computer and Information Systems
Professional Certification Program Associate(20 hours/wk), School of Education
Office Coordinator, Student Financial Services
Program Coordinator, Organizational Psychology (anticipated opening), School of Psychology, Family and Community
Transfer Admissions Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions
Security Officer I (32 hrs/wk), Safety and Security
Student Financial Services Counselor, Student Financial Services
For more information on all current staff vacancies, visit the Web site or stop by the human resources office. You can also call Kathleen Abbott at (206) 281-2591 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential employees to SPU. More

Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Art History
Instructor of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Associate Professor or Professor of Graduate Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Professor of Family and Community Nursing, Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor of Teacher Education
For more information on all current faculty vacancies, visit the Web site or call (206) 281-2508 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential faculty members to SPU. More

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