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APAC accepting applications Feb. 27-March 27
February 20, 2009

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC) invites applications from interested Administrative Professional (AP) personnel to fill vacancies on the Council. Openings are for five council positions serving a three year term beginning July 1, 2009. Applications will be accepted from February 27 – March 27, 2009.

The purpose of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council is to serve as a liaison between the administrative professional (AP) employees and central administration and to effectively communicate important issues.

 Objectives of the APAC are:

•Serve in an advisory capacity regarding AP issues;

•Represent the interests of AP employees;

•Provide a forum where AP employees may discuss University-related issues … » More …

Honoring excellence
April 11, 2008

Hanu Pappu, associate professor and President Sam Smith Distinguished Professor in Plant Virology, has received a Fulbright Award for 2008-2009. He will lecture and do research at Alexandria University, Egypt.

• University Publishing’s printing facility has been awarded chain-of-custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council. WSU is the first university in the nation to receive this certification. The nonprofit council encourages responsible, sustainable management of the world’s forests and their products.

APAC seeks new council members
April 10, 2008

The Administrative/Professional Advisory Council is currently accepting applications for new council member positions. Appointments are for a three-year term starting July 1, 2008.

Applications may be submitted through the APAC web site at www.apac.wsu.edu.

Applications are due April 30.

APAC meeting Thursday, April 10
April 9, 2008

There will be a meeting of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council this Thursday, April 10, from 1:30-3 p.m. The next meeting will be Thursday, May 8, from 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Meeting locations vary by campus. Locations for Thursday’s meeting are as follows:      

WSU Pullman: Murrow 53

WSU Puyallup: Puyallup Room

WSU Spokane: SAC 415

Spokane Nursing: SNUR 214

WSU Tri-Cities: CIC 125Q

WSU Vancouver: VCLS 116

WSU Vancouver Research and Extension Center

WSU West: North Conference Room

The agenda for the meeting is  below:

*Welcome and Introductions

*Approval of March 13 Minutes

*Chairs report

*Sub-Committees

*Marketing: Vickie (Chair)

*Recognition: Vickie (Chair)

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APAC meeting this Thursday
September 10, 2007

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC) will meet on Thursday, September 13 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Meeting locations for Thursday’s meeting are listed below.

WSU Pullman: Murrow, Rm 53

WSU Spokane: Spokane Academic Center, Rm 515

Spokane Nursing: ICN 214

WSU Tri-Cities: West Building, Rm 209

WSU Vancouver: Classroom Building, Rm 116

WSU Puyallup: Conference Room

For more information on APAC, visit www.apac.wsu.edu

Reducing employee costs considered by council
May 9, 2007

The May meeting of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council will be 1:30pm – 3:00pm. Thursday, May 10.Highlights of the agenda include:* Speaker: Lisa McMullen, “What can WSU do to reduce employee costs in the form of recognition and retention.” (2:00pm) * Substitute House Bill 2361 (Collective Bargaining for A/Ps)All A/P employees are welcome and encouraged to attend in person or electronically.For more information go to

WSU Tri-Cities appoints council to support growth
March 16, 2007

RICHLAND — The newly appointed Advisory Council for Washington State University Tri-Cities held its first meeting Thursday, March 15.The members were appointed by WSU President V. Lane Rawlins. Richland attorney Tom Cowan is the chairman.Advisory Council members were briefed by WSU Tri-Cities campus administrators on issues including the upcoming first freshman class and the ongoing efforts to secure legislative funding for increased student enrollment and bioproducts research. The meeting also included approving the Advisory Council bylaws and signing up for one of three committees: Development; Government and Community Relations; and Faculty, Alumni and Student Affairs.According to the bylaws, the group¹s purpose is to foster closer … » More …

APAC urges applicants to fill vacancies
April 11, 2006

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council invites applications from interested administrative professional personnel to fill vacancies on the council. Applications are due by Friday, April 28.The purpose of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council is to serve as a liaison between the administrative professional employees and central administration and to effectively communicate important issues.Objectives of the APAC are: · Serve in an advisory capacity regarding administrative professional issues · Represent the interests of administrative professional employees· Provide a forum where administrative professional employees may discuss university-related issues of mutual interest · Disseminate information between administrative professional staff and the central administration. Openings on the council will be … » More …

APAC to host honest, upfront discussion
April 5, 2006

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council is hosting the “Upfront and Honest Disccussion: What is important to YOU?” brown bag lunch on Monday, April 17 at noon.The discussion will be available at five locations including WSU Pullman in Murrow, Room 53; WSU Spokane in SIRTI, Room 350; WSU Spokane Nursing in SNUR, Room 214; WSU Tri-Cities, Room 210W; and WSU Vancouver, Room CL116.The brown bag lunch is an opportunity for individuals to speak out on work-related issues, information needs and APAC administration and service issues.For more information visit the APAC website at http://www.apac.wsu.edu or e-mail the council at apac@wsu.edu.

AP Council meeting to feature human resources speaker
February 7, 2006

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council will feature a human resources speaker at their monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Murrow room 55.Faculty and staff are invited to attend to learn more about training opportunities, pose questions and comments to Human Resource Services, and get to know AP Council representatives.Attendance is also available through WHETS at Spokane in SCLS 119; Spokane Nursing in ICN 118-WECN IP; Tri-Cities in 260 W; Vancouver in CL 117; and Puyallup in the WHETS conference room.For more information email the council at apac@wsu.edu.