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Seeking nominations for the Sister Jane Ann Slater Leadership Award

Each year, a member of the OLLU staff and a member of the OLLU faculty are selected by a committee to receive the Sister Jane Ann Slater Leadership Award.

The award recognizes an OLLU staff or faculty member who has had a positive impact on the university by building unity and community through their generosity of spirit and heart, exceptional leadership, enthusiasm, respect, and optimism.

To nominate a colleague, click on the following link:

Nominations are due by Monday, April 20.

Nominations now open for 2020 Staff Awards

The Staff Advisory Council’s award selection committee is currently seeking nominations for the annual staff awards. Employees are encouraged to nominate a coworker who goes above and beyond in their service to the OLLU community.

One recipient will be selected for each award. Click on the award name below to view the nomination form and criteria.

View the Criteria Overview for more information on each award.

Anyone can nominate a colleague. Questions can be emailed to

Employees reminded to complete web time entry on time

As OLLU moves to working remotely, employees will still need to the complete the web-based time entry and supervisors will need to approve employees’ time by the required dates. The system can be accessed through the myOLLU Portal, the same way it is accessed from on campus.

Employees who do not have access to the system at home should have their supervisors notify the Payroll Office immediately at Instructions will follow on how those employees should record their time.

Town Hall meeting for employees on Wednesday

There will be a virtual Town Hall meeting for OLLU staff on Wednesday at 3 p.m. During this time, members of the Emergency Response Core Team and OLLU administration will share updates and answer questions employees have now that all campus operations have gone remote.

The team will be taking questions during the Town Hall but they are encouraging employees to submit questions beforehand so the team can better prepare for the meeting.

Submit questions at

Login information can be accessed at

Town Hall meeting with Dr. Melby today at 12:30 p.m.

Faculty and staff are invited to join Dr. Melby for a Town Hall meeting regarding the state of the university amid the COVID-19 situation. During the meeting, Dr. Melby and members of the Core Emergency Response Team will address as many questions as they are able from employees.

The meeting will take place today from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in Providence Hall, West Social Room (PWSR). This meeting replaces the Campus Conversation that was previously scheduled during this time.

Due to social distancing guidelines, there will be nine spaces available in PWSR. Employees are strongly encouraged to join the meeting via the WebEx link below. There will also be Spanish translation of the meeting available in Providence Hall, Blue Room with 12 spaces available and Main Building, Room 311, with 16 spaces available.

Login information can be accessed at

Employees using browsers may be prompted to install the WebEx client if this is the first time they have used the system on their computer. Employees using mobile Apple or Android devices should download the WebEx app from the respective Google or Apple app store before the meeting begins.

Employees have the option of connecting their audio using a dial-in phone number instead of computer audio. The same goes for employees who do not have access to the Internet. While the meeting info says the meeting starts at 11:30 a.m., the meeting will not begin until 12:30 p.m. Employees should join the meeting between 11:30 a.m.-noon to perform testing. Employee’s will be muted and. Questions will be accepted via the chat feature.

Employees who wish to submit questions prior to the beginning of the meeting should email them to

President’s Council 360 review deadline extended to March 16

The deadline to complete the President’s Council 360 review surveys has been extended to March 16. All full-time employees are encouraged to participate in the process by providing constructive feedback.

Click on each member’s name to view his or her job description and use the following links to access the survey:

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