Butler University Night with the Indiana Pacers



 Announcing Butler University Night with the INDIANA PACERS!

The Indiana Pacers would like to invite you out to Butler University Night! This is going to be a great evening of Pacers basketball, as we take on Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics.

This evening will be Brad Stevens’ last game of the season in Indianapolis!  You do not want to miss it, so come out and support your fellow Bulldog!  This special discount on tickets is extremely limited so “early purchase” is strongly recommended.


When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse


Game Tip-Off: 7:00 p.m.

Doors Open: 6:00 p.m.



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Campus Tour Scheduled for Tomorrow – CANCELLED


Due to the expected frigid temperatures, the opportunity for staff and faculty to take a tour of campus (being offered by Staff Assembly’s Personal & Professional Development Committee) is CANCELLED for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. 

Our committee will offer this opportunity again sometime in May when we are hopeful that we won’t have to worry about below freezing temperatures!  Please be on the lookout for this opportunity, as well as future opportunities, from this committee.  Thank you for your understanding.


See Butler’s Campus in a New Way


We see them every day on campus, but have you ever been on an official tour of Butler? Staff Assembly’s Personal & Professional Development Committee is offering you an opportunity to go on a tour of campus on Wednesday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for the chance to learn more about where you work and what our prospective students and parents experience when on a campus visit!  Space is limited so please RSVP to Rhonda Louks by Feb. 25th. See you around campus!


February General Meeting and Staff News



DATE: Wednesday, February 19
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Robertson Hall, Johnson Room

We Welcome & Encourage All Staff Members To Attend!



Presenters and Agenda:


  • Marketing & Communications Update – Matt Mindrum
  • Butler Community Arts School - Karen Thickstun
  • HR Update - La Veda Howell


Special Note: This Saturday, February 22, from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Costco is hosting a special Butler University Open House / Shop Day.  Everyone is invited to come shop, regardless of whether or not you have an existing Costco membership. Special membership deals will be offered for non-members.  Please bring your Butler I.D. in order to check-in!  


Welcome, New Staff!
Welcome to the Butler University Family!

  • Aaron Bogenschutz – Athletics
  • Fernando Covarrubias - Grounds
  • Anne Flaherty - Student Affairs
  • Amia Foston - Institutional Research
  • Steve Harrison - Clowes
  • Aaron Hurt - Schrott Center
  • JoAnne Juett - Center for Academic Technology
  • Andrew Summers - Information Technology
  • Danielle Valenilla - Center for Academic Technology
  • Vicki Wilson - College of Business
  • Joey Wohlhieter - MFLLC
  • Elesia Yoon - Center for Academic Technology


Farewell, Departing Staff
Thank You for your contributions to Butler, you will be missed!

    • Patti Lyon – Library
    • April Rosich - Office of Admission
    • Shaun Russ - BUPD



  • Did you know?  Butler now offers several new exciting majors!  
  • College of Communication (CCOM): Sports Media; Interactive Media
  • Jordan College of the Arts (JCA): Performance & Education
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS): Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Butler has received a $999,952 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create Butler Advance, a program focused on helping students—especially those in the liberal arts—further cultivate key attributes needed for professional success and the transition to careers in Indiana.  Read more about this cool new program here!
  • Butler is implementing a new Goal and Performance Management System, called “Butler GPS,” beginning this month.  Want to learn more?  Check it out here.
  • The Relay for Life is coming up soon!  Please join Team DAWG Walkers, and help us in the fight against cancer.  To learn more and to sign up, check out the Team DAWG Walkers page
  • Butler now has a new provider for Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits, CareWorks USA. Click here to learn more about these important new benefits.



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2014 Life & AD&D Benefits Open Enrollment ENDS TOMORROW

Don’t forget!  Butler University recently switched from CIGNA to OneAmerica for Supplemental Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance benefits.  Open enrollment for these new benefits is currently ongoing and will END TOMORROW, Wednesday February 5, at 5:00 pm.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to review your benefits!  For more information, click HERE.