Category Archives: Human Resources

Retiree Chris Miller To Be Honored at the 24th Annual Employee Recognition Banquet

Christine (Chris) Miller joined the Financial Aid Office at Washington and Lee in the summer of 2003 and set a standard for hard work and positive attitude. There was never a task that Chris would not accept, or a person that Chris would not assist. In the ten years that [...]

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Retiree Diane Cochran To Be Honored at the 24th Annual Employee Recognition Banquet

Diane Cochran began employment with Washington & Lee University on Monday, January 29, 1996. She came very highly recommended from Southern Virginia College. Before accepting employment with Southern Virginia, Diane was employed with Philip Morris USA in Richmond, Virginia as an administrative secretary and financial analyst.
Diane was a strong employee [...]

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Open Enrollment Meetings – Mark Your Calendar!

Later this month you will receive through campus mail information about benefits changes and new rates for the 2014/2015 plan year.  Please mark your calendar to attend one of the following important 60 minute informational sessions.
Thursday, April 24
8:30 AM     Hillel Multipurpose Room
10:30 AM     University Facilities Training Room
1:30 PM     Stackhouse Theater
3:30 [...]

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TIAA/CREF Investment Counselor on Campus Later This Month

If you’d like to meet with Kurt Johnson, TIAA/CREF Investment Counselor, he will be on campus on April 29 and 30 and again May 7, May 20, June 10 and June 11.  Appointments fill up quickly.  To schedule, call 800-732-8353.
For those nearing retirement, Kurt can explain the options you have [...]

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Retirement Workshop for Employees Considering Retirement in Next Two Years

In retirement, it’s important that your investment portfolio keeps working in order to help your money last – and that means you need to stay active in managing it.  Join Fidelity for a complimentary workshop where you will learn ways to successfully transition from saving for retirement to spending in [...]

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Tracker Enhancements in the Evolve Wellness System

Evolve Wellness is pleased to announce a number of enhancements to the physical activity, weight, and nutrition trackers. In particular, it is now easier to manage multiple entries for the same date.
These changes include:

Every submitted entry for a given date is now saved as a separate row in the View/Edit [...]

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Retiree Wayne Conner To Be Honored at the 24th Annual Employee Recognition Banquet

Wayne Conner began his career at Washington and Lee University as an employee in the Print Shop in January 1969 after serving two years in the US Army.
At the time, the print shop was a larger operation than it is today. A staff of 15 printed the Alumni Magazine, Ring-Tum-Phi [...]

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Ask Amy: Directory Preference

Q. I am a faculty member and noticed that my mid-term grade report had me listed as “Mrs.” instead of “Dr.” or “Professor.” Where does the prefix come from and can I change it?
A. In most cases we use the information that you provided to us when you first came [...]

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Curious about Yoga?

Come and try this wellness based class, geared for ANY level, age, fitness level, or body type. The mission of Reach Out Rockbridge is to make yoga accessible and affordable to everyone, in order to optimize personal and community wellness.
Where: Lylburn Downing Community Center
When: Saturdays 10-11:15 AM starting April 5th
Cost: All donation based – [...]

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Eldercare Tip of the Month

Rites of Spring: Clean House, Clear Mind
Ah, spring cleaning. The price we pay for the joys of warmer weather. As we revel in the blossoms adorning newly-revived shrubs and limbs, the indoor clutter we’ve accumulated over the winter months somehow feels less cozy, more confining. Time to put away, give [...]

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