Monday, December 13, 2004 Seattle Pacific University


Autumn Quarter Grades Due December 20

Autumn Quarter grades are due in Student Academic Services (SAS) by 4:30 p.m., Monday, December 20. 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.

New Weight Watchers Series at SPU

Let us help you be successful with your New Year's goals. Join the new on-campus, 11-week Weight Watchers series on Tuesdays from noon to 12:45 p.m. Attend the free open house meeting on Thursday, December 16, at noon in Crawford 201. Fall members lost a combined total of 141 pounds! For more information, call Laurie Collins, (206) 281-2493 or email

Staff Payroll Change?

The 15th of each month is the last day to make adjustments or additions to your staff payroll check. If you have any changes, call Lindsey Peterson, payroll lead, in the Finance Office at (206) 281-2533.

Looking for a Past Edition of the Fac/Staff Bulletin?

All previous electronic issues of the Fac/Staff Bulletin (starting September 25, 2000) are available online. To review a previous issue, select "Archives" from any Fac/Staff Bulletin (located in the right column) or via Campus eNews from the SPU home page More

Faculty, Staff Complimentary Tickets to Athletic Games

SPU faculty and staff receive complimentary general admission tickets (including spouse and dependent children) to all regular season home events in Brougham Pavilion. Simply show your staff I.D. at the Brougham Pavilion ticket window.

Peer Advisor Nominations Needed by January 5

The peer advisor selection process for 2005-06 is coming up fast. We need your help in obtaining nominations for qualified candidates. Our campus is blessed with many students who have exceptional academic, spiritual, and leadership gifts. However, if you have in mind students who rise above — leaders among leaders — we would greatly appreciate your participation in nominating them for the selection process. If you would like to nominate a student, email Sonja Whitaker in the Office of Residence Life at Thank you in advance for your help.

Holiday Hoops, Dec. 29-30

Sticking around for the holidays? Come cheer on the men and women Falcon basketball teams, December 29-30. The men host the Oak Harbor Freight Lines Classic and play both days at 7 p.m. The women host the CCAA/GNAC Challenge and play at 5 p.m. both days. For a complete tournament schedule, visit the Falcons Online. More

Next Staff Forum on December 15

The first staff forum of the academic year will be Wednesday, December 15, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Queen Anne Room in Gwinn Commons. Matthew Koenig, minister of discipleship at SPU, will speak on the topic “Dropping the Baton – Not Just a Problem for Miss America." Breakfast refreshments will be provided.

Last Fac/Staff Bulletin of the Year

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published on Mondays, and deadlines to submit information are Thursdays. Only news directly related to the SPU community will be published. 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. The last Fac/Staff Bulletin for 2004 will be published December 20. The deadline for information is Thursday, December 16. The Fac/Staff Bulletin will resume publication January 3.


Collins Earns DMA

Shelley Collins, director of SPU's Flute Ensemble, successfully defended her DMA (doctor of musical arts) in flute performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Shelley is a 1994 SPU alumna, president of the Seattle Flute Society, and a private flute instructor. Congratulations, Shelley!

Deans, Professors Recent Presentations in China

Several SPU deans and professors recently made presentations at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. School of Education (SOE) Dean Bill Rowley, School of Theology Dean Colin Greene, Professor of Education Art Ellis, Assistant Professor of Education Dick Scheuerman, adjunct education professor Carol Rowley, and SOE doctoral student Marianna Richardson recently presented papers in Zhejiang University's philosophy department, College of Education, and the College of Commerce. This educational exchange was through the SOE's International Center for Curriculum Studies. Papers were presented on T.S. Eliot, transferring moral values to children, a theological foundation for engaging the culture, C.S. Lewis, ethical issues in children's literature, and Alfred Edersheim.


Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Art
Assistant Professor of Art History
Assistant or Associate Professor of Christian Ministry
Assistant or Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Professor of Family and Community Nursing, Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor of Nutrition
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

Staff Positions

Benefits Assistant (.5, temporary), Human Resources
Certification Assistant, School of Education
Computer Services Manager, Undergraduate Admissions
Multi-Skilled Trades II, Building Maintenance
Placement Assistant, School of Education
Program Assistant, Safety and Security
Program Coordinator for Disability Support Services (.8), Center for Learning
Student Financial Services Counselor, Student Financial Services
Women's Residence Hall Maintenance Technician, Building Maintenance
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

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