May General Meeting and Staff News



DATE: Wednesday, May 21

TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Jordan Hall, 141

We Welcome & Encourage All Staff Members To Attend


Congratulations to all 2014 Butler University graduates!  Thanks to all staff & faculty for helping put together another successful commencement weekend.  


Open Forum & Ice Cream Social

Come prepared to share your thoughts and celebrate the many successes of this past year!


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

  • Keith CobbsBuilding Services
  • Scott CrawfordBuilding Services
  • Karen Fuller - College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Cindy GarrettDonor Relations
  • Jennifer Mann - Learning Resource Center
  • Sheryl RodgersPrint Marketing
  • Matthew Stach – Learning Resource Center



  • Now that the weather is better and the rush of end-of-year activities is over, there is no better time to take a tour of campus!  We see them every day, but have you ever been on an official tour of Butler?  Well, now is your chance!  The Personal & Professional Development Committee is offering an opportunity to go on a tour of campus on Wednesday, May 21 at 11:00 a.m.  Join us for this opportunity to learn more about where you work.  Space is limited so please RSVP to Cynthia Payne by May 20th.  
  • Reminder: University summer hours officially begin on Tuesday, May 27.  Happy summer!
  • Want a piece of Hinkle Fieldhouse history? On June 7, Butler University and People for Urban Progress (PUP) will be selling several hundred seats that were removed from the Fieldhouse as part of the ongoing renovation.  The seats—$100 each—will be for sale from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the CUE Farm at Butler, located next to the intramural fields west of 52nd Street and Boulevard Place.  For more information, click HERE.

Graduation Weekend Is Here!


Executive Committee Election Results


You voted and the results are in.  Congratulations to the newly elected Staff Assembly Executive Committee members:

  • Scott Peden (Recreation) 3-year term                     
  • Lynn Poore (COPHS) 3-year term
  • Jeremy Walthall (Internship and Career Services) – 2-year term
  • Karen Newberry (Conferences and Special Events) – 1-year term             
  • Megan Vawter (Marketing and Communications) – 1-year term

Their terms will begin officially on June 1, 2014.  Thank you to everyone who ran for election and to everyone who voted!  

Also, a special thanks to the following outgoing Executive Committee members:

  • Chris Davis
  • Rissa Guffey
  • Carl Heck
  • Pam Nixon

Thanks for your service and dedication to Butler!


Happy Administrative Professionals Day!


As today is Administrative Professionals Day, we would like to pause to express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all administrative and support staff here at Butler.  You make this place better every single day because of your dedication, energy, and selfless attitude!  Butler has a continued bright future because of each one of you!


Thank you chalkboard

Staff Assembly Executive Committee Elections – This Week


Staff Assembly is holding elections this week to fill five (5) at-large spots on the Executive Committee. Staff members are encouraged to vote by clicking HERE and selecting their top five nominees.

Deadline to vote is Friday, April 25, by 5:00 pm. 

Thank you for your participation, from the Staff Assembly Nominations & Elections Committee.