News and Announcements
Vivian Lewis to Lead Faculty Diversity Efforts
Vivian Lewis, has been named deputy to the president and vice provost for faculty development and diversity, effective July 1. She has served in the role on an interim basis since October. "Over the last eight months Vivian has been outstanding in leading our faculty diversity office and in implementing the recommendations of the recent Faculty Listening Tour report," said President Joel Seligman. "She has always impressed me with her commitment to a vision of the University that combines academic excellence and diversity. I am delighted that she'll be joining the leadership team on a permanent basis."
Fiscal Year-End Finance Announcements
As the fiscal year end approaches on June 30, faculty and staff are reminded to submit requests for payment or payment allocation by Friday, June 11. All payment forms require the signature of an immediate supervisor or the individual with FRS/ledger account responsibility. Up-to-date forms are available online.
Artists, Events Fill Eastman Summer Schedule
Highlights of the summer concert season at the Eastman School will
include the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra accompanying both the
Young Artists International Piano Competition and the Summer Conducting
Institute, the annual Summer Sings program, and faculty recitals.
Finalists Present Projects in Mark Ain Competition
Finalists in the fourth annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition will
present their projects at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, in the Eisenberg
Rotunda in Schlegel Hall. Alumni judges will announce the winners of
$13,500 in cash prizes after the presentations. Refreshments will be
served. Register online.
Meet with the Venture Capitalist-in-Residence
Faculty and staff who are Interested in raising capital for a business
idea are invited to meet with Bela Musits, the University’s Venture Capitalist-in-Residence
between 9 a.m. and noon or 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Musits is
founding managing director of High Peaks Venture Partners, an active,
early-stage venture capital firm with an interest in promoting
technology companies in New York. To schedule an appointment,
call 273-2486 or e-mail Lisa Sheldon.
Talk for Entrepreneurs on Employment Law Traps
The F.I.R.E. Lecture series
continues with a discussion on “Counter-Intuitive Employment Law Traps”
led by Paul Keneally, partner at Underberg & Kessler, at 9 a.m.
Thursday, May 13, in K-207 (2-6408) in the Medical Center. Breakfast
refreshments will be served. Register by noon today. E-mail David Englert or call 784-8856.