‘Announcements’ Category


Announcements


Concert Accessibility Enhancements

In order to make sure we are reaching all of our audiences, we’ve added a new accessibility plugin to Concert. When editing a page, you can access the plugin from the editor toolbar by clicking on the icon of a person with their arms out. From there it will search for any accessibility issues and […]

Sverker Oredsson Lecture

The Office of the Provost invites you to join us for a lecture by renowned Swedish scholar, Sverker Oredsson. Oredsson is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of History at Lund University and is considered a leading scholar in Sweden on Gustav II Adolph and the Swedish Great Power Period. In addition to work around the […]

Improved Search Suggestions

Our top complaint this year has been with the lackluster search suggestions on the website. People said it would only give incorrect spellings of names. People complained that the feature was more of a hindrance than a help. Well, it turns out that people were right. The search suggestions were not working as intended. While […]

Rides System to Shut Down

The Rides system (which is available on the Student OnCampus page) is a ridesharing tool designed to facilitate travel to and from campus. Unfortunately, we have seen usage wane dramatically in recent years, as social media and other third-party services have made this system obsolete. Since it requires regular, ongoing maintenance to keep running, we […]

Digital Signs Updated

Signs will now be controlled individually—not grouped by departments—and varying levels of access can be designated to each person on each sign (managers can now be administrators, publishers, or authors, but current managers will automatically become administrators after the transition). Signs can also be public or private. If you want to prevent people from submitting to a […]

Provost Office Blog Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions to the Provost Office blog. Here are our submission guidelines to help you craft and submit your post. Thematic Focus: Our focus is to showcase our faculty’s professional accomplishments as well as interesting ways in which they engage our students. The Provost Office blog is not a substitute for shorter announcements of […]

2016-17 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Monday, February 20, 2017, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the third annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Michele Rusinko, Professor of Theatre and Dance, will present her talk entitled “Creativity, Resiliency, Dignity and a Good Life.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Rusinko, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after the […]

The Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member

The Office of the Provost is excited to announce the newly-created Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member. This award was created to recognize a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning. Eligibility: This award is open to any continuing, adjunct, visiting, or part-time faculty member as defined […]

Website Template Changes

Today we’re launching some noticeable changes to the Gustavus website template. These updates were made to alleviate some issues that we noticed last year following the implementation of the new design. Primarily, these changes alter the look and functionality of the header and footer, so we’ll provide a brief explanation of each change below. Audience […]

Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science)

Gustavus welcomes our new tenure-track colleague, Lucie Holmgreen. Lucie will join the Department of Psychological Science in January 2017. Holmgreen holds bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University and both a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Marquette University. Her primary clinical and research specialties include: college sexual assault, sexual re-victimization and sexual aggression, posttraumatic stress […]