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Extending paychecks through summer

  WSU employees who work only during the academic year can spread their paychecks over all 12 months with the help of WSU Payroll Services.   First, determine the amount you want to save from each paycheck. This will create a nest egg from which to draw money when you’re not receiving a regular paycheck. […]

WSU Supervisory Training Series begins

The Spring 2008 Supervisory Training Series begins February 19.     Although this training is required of new supervisors, all supervisors, managers and leads are encouraged to attend Supervisory Training. Use the following link to determine eligibility for the series and to access the Spring 2008 schedule: http://www.hrs.wsu.edu/supervisor. WAC 357-34 requires that eligible civil service supervisors […]

40 years withWSU commended

Photo: Five of seven WSU employees honored for 40-years of service attended the university’s annual employee recognition reception. Left to right, they are Ken Duft, Joe Watson, Ken Casavant, Betty Musick and Lana Miller posing  with WSU President Elson S. Floyd. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.) Seven employees were recognized for 40 years […]

PERS Plan 3 seminars set for Nov. 15

Employees who participate in PERS 3 or are considering enrolling in the plan have the opportunity to attend one of the retirement seminars scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Human Resource Services Conference Room, 139 French Administration Building.  The topics and times are:• Retirement distribution, 9-10 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. Learn about making withdrawals […]

Information Technology Forum to go on March 12-14

WSU information technology staff will have the opportunity to gain professional development and networking opportunities by attending the second annual WSU Information Technology Forum, titled “Being Digital in 2006: Perils and Possibilities,” March 12-14.Although the event is free, attendees must register in advance on the Information Systems website, http://infotech.wsu.edu/vpis/ITSForumReg.asp. The deadline to register is March […]

Employee survey shows wide success; some need work

The most recent in a series of WSU surveys shows employees remain committed to the goals of the strategic plan and perceive WSU as a high-quality institution. And while staff attitudes and information experiences have improved, the survey shows that more work in those areas can be done to assist faculty. Surveys and focus-group discussions […]

WSU hopes to increase fund drive participation

Giving a little can go a long way, especially when combined with the gifts of many others. Through the Washington State Employees Combined Fund Drive (CFD), WSU faculty and staff have been giving for more than 20 years, and their generosity continues to grow. Last year, 9.8 percent of WSU employees pledged $169,894, a three […]