Thursday, June 30, 2016
K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.
From the provost
Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason shares updates on the University Climate Survey and the President's Cabinet Subgroup for Diversity.
News and research
Peggy Schmidt is joining the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University as associate dean for academic programs and student affairs, effective Sept. 6.
The College of Arts & Sciences has announced Jeffrey Ward as the new director for the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
The KSU Foundation recently announced the promotion of Eric Holderness to senior director of development for the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Einstein Brothers Bagels in Hale Library is closed for end of the year inventory and will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, July 1.
The Petfood Innovation Workshop and K-State Pet Food Experience will take place Sept. 14-15 on the Manhattan campus.
Kudos, publications and presentations
An essay about the history of some favorite fuzzy pets recently earned a third-place prize for Kansas State University veterinary medicine student Kelsey Madden, Olathe, in the 2016 J. Fred Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest.
Human resources, benefits and training
Managing Difficult Conversations, WTD51, will be offered from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, in the KSU Foundation building's Wildcat Room. This session is open to all K-State employees.
Campus construction and maintenance
Domestic water will be shut off from 8:30-10 a.m. today in Nichols Hall.