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A Letter to TRS Regarding Annual Statements

January 21, 2016 Brian Guthrie, Executive Director Teacher Retirement System of Texas 1000 Red River Street Austin, Texas 78701-2698 Dear Executive Director Guthrie: I am writing to you on behalf of the 10,500-11,000 University of Texas at Austin employees who

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Staff Council and Campus Carry

The passage and pending implementation of campus carry is drawing increasing attention on the 40 acres and around the country. Recently, our campus was the subject of a New York Times op-ed. There were quotes from Faculty Council and Student

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Annual Enrollment – Beware Plan Changes!

Annual Enrollment is here, running through July 31. If you are anything like me you have ignored most of the emails reminding you, or you saw them, are confident you know what changes you need to make or that everything

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“Thanks for sharing. This news made my evening.”

I believe it was Bill Livingston who liked to jab at other Texas presidents that the football team never lost to OU on his watch. This was of course a perfect storm of timing, luck, and the fact that Livingston’s

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Faculty Council Nominations Are Open!

If Staff Council is not your interest, or not enough for you, do not fear – there is always Faculty Council! Staff are fortunate to have representation on Faculty Council standing committees. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in

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Lynda with a ‘Y’

High on the list of what Staff Council seeks to do is empower staff to enhance their lives. A big part of that is a tireless commitment to professional development and training. Several years of work on these topics resulted in

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Professional Development Feedback Requested

Under the chairmanship of Jason Eitelbach, this year’s professional development and training committee is working on a proposal to fund a new staff grant program. As part of this, they are asking for your feedback about professional development opportunities. Please

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2015 President’s Staff Awards

Campus recently received an email allowing us to review this year’s Staff Service Award recipients. This year’s award ceremony will be held May 7, 2015, 10am-Noon in the LBJ auditorium. In addition to the service awards, the ceremony honors recipients of

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A New Website for Staff

Welcome to the new Staff Council website! I want to thank our communications committee, which for at least two years has been working to make this site a reality. We hope that this site can provide a new platform for

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Upcoming Events

  1. New Rep Orientation #1

    May 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  2. New Rep Orientation #2

    June 1 @ 2:30 am - 3:30 pm

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