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University Administrative Manual Updates

Several sections of the University’s Administrative Manual have recently been updated. The amended sections with links are as follows: 2,111 – Eligibility and Enrollment for Group Health Insurance - RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Revisions were needed to bring the policy up to date. 3,010 – Policies Related to Student Activities - RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Minor revisions were made to address environmental, health and safety regulations. 4,000 – Definition of Libraries; 4,006 – Recommending Book Acquisitions; 4,008 – Library Policies and Regulations; 4,016 – Film Library; 4,017 – Learning Laboratory - RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Revisions were needed to bring the policy up to date. Sections 4,016 and 4,017 are recommended for deletion since the programs are obsolete. 5,316 – Digital Signage Policy - RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: A new policy was needed to ensure digital content and signs comply with ADA regulations as well as university policy and procedures.

Resources available for making University online content accessible

To all academic and administrative faculty and staff, the letter linked through the headline here briefly describes resources available to assist in making University online content available and accessible to everyone. It is important that there are no barriers to access the rich resources of the University of Nevada, Reno. The letter includes links to more detailed information but do not hesitate to contact me with questions or concerns. Steve Smith, Vice Provost & CIO;; 775-682-5613.

Mentoring Graduate Students for Non-Academic Careers, presented by Paula Chambers

The GSA, the Graduate School and the Provost’s Office are pleased to announce that we will be hosting Paula Chambers for a series of talks Friday, Nov. 17. Paula will be giving a presentation for all faculty entitled “Mentoring Graduate students for Non-Academic Careers,” from 11 a.m.-noon in JCSU 324. She will also give a presentation for graduate students entitled “You are Versatile – Non-academic Career Options for PhDs” at 3 pm.. in the MIKC Wells Fargo Auditorium. Please RSVP for these free events using the following link:

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