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	From the Office of the President 	January 7, 2013

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      UVM News You Should Know

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        W-2 Update, Retirement Contributions, Insurance News and More

HR Updates <>Check out important 
news regarding paychecks, retirement contributions, development 
opportunities and more. Continue reading... <>

        Staff Representation on Provost Search Committee

StaffCouncil <>The Staff Council 
has been asked by President Tom Sullivan to gather nominations from UVM 
staff by Monday, January 21, 2013 in consideration to serve on the 
Search Committee for the University's new Provost. Continue reading... 

        FICA Tax Changes Beginning in January

CourseAction <>Due to recent 
events in Washington the additional 2% in FICA taxes for employees has 
been reinstated. Payroll Services would like employees to be aware that 
they will see this extra 2% in FICA taxes withheld beginning with their 
January 2013 checks. Continue reading... <>

        Faculty Updates from /Writing in the Disciplines/

WID <>The WID Program offers a 
Faculty Writing Retreat and an Effective Peer Review Workshop in the 
month of January. Continue reading... <>

        New Retiree Health Savings Plan Rolled Out January 1st

PiggyBanks <>Benefits-eligible 
faculty and staff hired after January 1, 2012 should see a new entry on 
their paycheck shortly after passing the one-year anniversary of their 
hire date. The entry will appear in the "Employer Paid Benefits" portion 
of their check and will show the value of contributions made to their 
Retiree Health Savings Plan (RHSP). Continue reading... 

        Master Percussionist Srinivas Krishnan Available for Class Lectures

SriniKrishnan <>Srinivas (Srini) 
Krishnan, Master Percussionist from India, and UVM Marsh 
Professor-at-Large will be at UVM this semester from April 22 - 27, 2013 
and available for classroom lectures. Continue reading... 

        Register for the New Supervisory Learning Series

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Sign up now for the Supervisory Learning Series that begins February 
7th. The Supervisory Learning Series supports the development of 
essential knowledge and skills for first-line supervisors. Continue 
reading... <>



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