I am pleased to inform you that at the direction of President Janet Napolitano, the University is making plans to implement a systemwide salary increase program for policy-covered (non-represented) career staff employees and faculty/academics for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Non-represented staff employees
Effective July 2014, ANR non-represented career staff employees, excluding student employees, will receive a three (3) percent across the board salary increase, subject to the criteria set out in the implementation guidelines that will be communicated to you in the near future. Please review the guidelines for further information.
The effective date of the increase...
Join VP Barbara Allen-Diaz and AVP Bill Frost for a one-hour town hall on Tuesday, April 29, at 9 a.m. to discuss the UC ANR Work Environment Assessment.
UC recently released the results of a systemwide survey of all faculty, students and staff on work environments and work-life issues. When asked about their work environment in UC ANR, 73 percent of the respondents said they were “very comfortable” or “comfortable.” However, there is cause for concern because 31 percent of respondents believed that they had personally experienced exclusionary conduct in some form, such as feeling intimidated, bullied or ignored.
“This is an area where we can, and we will, do better,” said Allen-Diaz....
- Author: Cynthia Kintigh
Today, the University of California released the results of a systemwide survey of all faculty, students and staff. The Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) participated in this survey with the rest of the UC system to gather a wide variety of data related to work environments and work-life issues. UC ANR was the first location to administer the survey in the fall of...
If you missed this morning's town hall, it was recorded on Adobe Connect and posted at http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/p5pzkfpmdpi.
VP Barbara Allen-Diaz discussed President Janet Napolitano's announcement that ANR will return to reporting directly to the UC President just as the campus chancellors do.
Allen-Diaz and AVP Bill Frost also discussed
- the Cooperative Extension centennial
- release of the work environment assessment results on March 19
- Ag Day at the Capitol,
- Their recent visits with members of Congress in Washington DC
- wearing bees to fulfill the Promise for Education
- an ag tour for...
Today President Napolitano announced that she is issuing a new presidential policy that prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence, provides support for victims, and outlines training for faculty, staff and students. The new UC policy complies with the federal Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act regulations regarding domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. Please read President Napolitano's letter at http://ucanr.edu/sites/VAWA/files/185569.pdf.
For more information about the new policy and for the ANR Title IX officer's contact information, visit http://ucanr.edu/sites/VAWA.