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News Link – June 1, 2012

Faculty Letters of Appointment for Summer Term Issued Beginning June 4

Letters of Appointment for faculty members are scheduled to be issued during the week of June 4-8.  They will be distributed to CNM instructors’ email addresses from the Faculty Contracts Administrator ( ).  The subject line will read “Summer 2012 Contracts.” To avoid any interruptions in receiving pay, instructors should expedite review and acceptance of the Letters of Appointment and respond to the email with an “I accept” reply no later than 5 p.m. on June 22 .  Faculty members who teach for more than one school will receive separate LOAs for each respective school.

Part-time faculty members’ first paycheck for full-term courses is scheduled for Friday, June 22. Pay for short-term courses is scheduled to begin on June 22 or later depending on the start date of the class. Pay for late-start classes will begin the pay period of when courses are taught. There are seven pay periods in the summer term. 

If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 224-4600.

Join the Conversation about Campus Diversity

Faculty and staff members are invited to join in the latest Campus Diversity conversation, “Inclusive Excellence: Conversations about Campus Diversity,” on June 12 from 12-1 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Room 202D.  Faculty and staff can also join the meeting remotely from other campus locations (contact your campus teleconference media coordinator for more information on remote meeting spaces). The discussion will focus on current practices related to integrating diversity, excellence and inclusion efforts into our institutional operations. Come share your thoughts on how CNM can expand these efforts. 

For Your Information

ITS Maintenance May Cause Outages this Summer
Due to some upgrades and maintenance that ITS will be performing this summer, the following outages are scheduled:

  • Saturday, June 30, 8 a.m.-midnight — There will be no access to Banner, email, the front page of, the K and I Drives, Sharepoint, my CNM and voicemail. Anyone on campus will still have phone service and access to Blackboard.
  • Saturday, July 21, 8 a.m.-midnight — Possible intermittent internet outages may occur.

Students and Grads Invited to Rev Up Résumés and Interview Skills
Job Connection Services (JCS) is hosting workshops throughout the summer to help students and recent graduates learn more about résumé writing and job interview strategies. Encourage students to take advantage of these valuable workshops. The schedule is available at .  Additionally, students and graduates are also invited to attend the JCS “Tuesday at Two” job club from 2-3 p.m. in Room 207 of the Student Services on Main Campus, where students meet regularly to fine-tune their skills, practice a one-minute introductory speech, and network with others who are seeking employment.  For more information about “Tuesday at Two,” click here .

New CNM Fact Book Now Available
The Institutional Research Department has released the 2011-12 CNM Fact Book , your guide to a wide variety of CNM facts and figures related to enrollment, degrees and certificates, student demographics, the organizational chart, and much more. In addition to the Fact Book, new CNM Quick Facts that include retention and course success rates are also available.

About News Link

News Link is a weekly e-newsletter provided by the Marketing and Communications Office for CNM faculty and staff. To submit an item for inclusion, please e-mail the Marketing and Communications Office . Please include “News Link” in the subject line of the e-mail. The deadline for News Link is 3 p.m. Wednesdays.