Faculty & Staff SpiderBytes

This Week
  • Developing Your Leadership Philosophy

    Human Resources's Talent & Organizational Effectiveness team recommends the course "Developing Your Leadership Philosophy" on LinkedIn Learning.

    If you want your team to trust you as a leader, it's important to articulate who you are, what you stand for, and why you're excited to lead them. In this course, Developing Your Leadership Philosophy, get hands-on with introspective exercises that help you define and practice leading authentically, with a style that's uniquely yours. Along the way, discover how to share and socialize your vision, make decisions, motivate and mentor, and keep your whole life in perspective.
  • University Faculty Meeting - March 5

    There will be a University Faculty Meeting on Friday, March 5, beginning at 3 p.m. via Zoom.

    The Zoom connection information is: https://urichmond.zoom.us/j/85471257447, Meeting ID: 854 7125 7447 and is also provided on the agenda which is available on the Senate website under "Meeting Minutes and Agendas."

    Any questions may be directed to Gina Flanagan (grakes@richmond.edu).
  • March one-time payment PAF deadlines

    The deadline for One-time Payments PAF (Personnel Action Forms) and Faculty Additional Compensation PAFs is noon on Monday, March 15. Any requests sent after this deadline will not be paid on April 1, 2021. They will be processed for May 1, 2021.

    PAFs should be sent to HR at URHR@richmond.edu or via a Box folder. All PAFs should have appropriate electronic signatures for preparer and approver and should include required backup where applicable. Incomplete PAFs will cause a delay in processing payment.

    These PAFs are used to pay employees for services rendered outside their normal position. In order to expedite payment processing, if the employee is part-time, please complete Section 2 and indicate the exact days of the week they performed the services for which they are to be paid.
  • Summer Youth Programs Info Session

    Join URHR and ECSS for an information session about the University¿¿¿s Summer Youth Program on Thursday, March 11, from 12-1 PM. Please register in UR Talent Web at http://bit.ly/3aUb6Cs.

    The University will TENTATIVELY offer week-long camps for children (rising Kindergarten - rising 8th grade) of full-time employees from June 21 - August 3, 2021, except the week of July 5. These programs, which are educational in nature, will be administered by Little Scholars. Program descriptions will be coming soon. The University reserves the right to cancel the Summer Youth Programs at any time for the safety of our campus community. More info is available at https://hr.richmond.edu/benefits/work-life/summer-youth-programs.html.

    Registration will begin on Monday, March 15, at 6 AM ET. To ensure a smooth registration, please make sure that your eligible dependents are listed in BannerWeb.
  • Lot C67 (Millhiser) Closed 3/4-3/5

    Parking lot C67 (Millhiser) will be closed to all faculty/staff on Thursday, March 4, and Friday, March 5, for the A10 Basketball Tournament.

    Vehicles parked in this lot on these days will receive a $50 citation. Faculty/staff who normally park in this lot can find alternate parking in lot R47 (Richmond Way) and R42 (F/S East Stands).

    Please Do NOT ask RMC attendants where you should park as they are not employed by the University.


    Parking and Transportation
  • Faculty Hub Conversation: Adjuncts

    Are you currently teaching as an adjunct professor or as an instructor on a temporary appointment in A&S, RSB, Jepson, Law, or SPCS? Would you like an opportunity to ask questions, build community, and make connections with faculty in similar instructional roles from across campus? The Faculty Hub invites you to join us for an informal conversation to share knowledge, practices, success stories, questions, and considerations for teaching at the University of Richmond. This Faculty Hub Conversation will be co-facilitated by Kylie Korsnack (Faculty Hub), Carol Wittig (Library), and John Zinn (SPCS) and will be offered on Friday, March 5, from 12-12:50 p.m. Sign up here: https://urfacultyhub.corsizio.com/c/6033d54ed17501ace0c6dfca
  • Transition to Red Stage

    As previously announced, the University's Enhanced Red Stage status will be in place through Feb. 28. The University will transition to the Red Stage of its Physical Distancing Framework on Monday, March 1.

    In addition to our face covering and physical distancing requirements, key components of the Red Stage include:
    --All residential students must remain on campus except for essential activities such as a doctor's appointment, visit to a pharmacy, or employment.
    --Students residing off campus should limit their errands to essentials such as grocery stores, pharmacies, and physician offices.
    --External visitors are not permitted on campus, except for University approved contractors and vendors.

    We continue to be grateful for the commitment of our Spider community to persevere during this semester and do what is necessary to ensure the continued health, well-being, and safety of our campus. Please refamiliarize yourself with the specifics of the Red Stage here: https://www.richmond.edu/coronavirus/_common/physical-distancing-framework.pdf.
  • Biology Department Speaker Series

    The Biology Department 2020 Scientist of Color Speaker Series in honor of Dr. George Langford's continued contributions to integrative and inclusive science is hosting Dr. Crystal Rogers (UC Davis) who will be presenting "Cell fate and survival: Cadherin proteins during embryonic development." The seminar will be presented via Zoom at 12:45 p.m. (EST). All are welcome to attend at https://urichmond.zoom.us/j/84012652190?pwd=V2F0a3UyV00rWVgvcjlXbGI4UDVnUT09
  • Demonstration Kitchen March 1-4

    March is National Nutrition Month! This year's theme is "Personalize Your Plate." Each week throughout March at the Demonstration Kitchen we will help you learn new recipes and nutrition skills so you can build your own unique healthy plate.

    This week, join us for "Carbs Redone." Try Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice on Monday or Thursday and Fruit Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing on Tuesday or Wednesday. Stop by at 12 p.m. or 5 p.m. to learn about why you need carbs in your diet and how to incorporate them on your plate. Also, enter to win a special giveaway basket!

    Follow @urdining on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok for more info and nutrition facts!
  • Testing and Vaccinating a Nation

    Leadership studies and political science alumnus Ed Kaleta, '95, Group Vice President, U.S. Government Relations at Walgreens, discusses the role of the nation's largest retail pharmacy chain in testing and vaccinating a country, in partnership with the federal government, in the midst of a global pandemic. Join Jepson School Dean Sandra J. Peart as she sits down for a candid discussion with Ed on Walgreens' advocacy and leadership in a time of crisis. Register at https://bit.ly/2NutlW7