New to Drew !

We are fortunate to have new staff join our community over the last several months. Please join me in welcoming the individuals listed below who started in their positions during the months of September through December:

Allen, Crystal S. Assistant Director, Fin. Asst.

Ashton, Erin P. Conference/Events Coord

Beiger, Nancy Human Rights Investigator

Block, Nancy G. Assistant Teacher

Brice, Emanuel Gatehouse Monitor/Comm. Officer

Groener, Michael P. VP, Finance and CFO

Hager, Anne M. Admission Assistant

Howe, Jason R. ERP Application Administrator

O’Keefe, Daniel B. Gatehouse Monitor/Comm. Officer

Parelli, Carolyn Admin Asst, Civic Engagement

Peregrim, Rachel L. Assistant Coach, Women’s LAX

Range, Eric Assoc. Director, Enrollment Management

Skiff, James J. Director of Admission, CLA

Thompson, Joel R. Assistant Coach, Fencing

Townsend, Cara L. Philanthropy Officer

Trelease, Brendan W. Asst Coach, Men’s Basketball

Important Reminders

Floating Holidays

Donít forget to use Float Holidays before the end of December! Unused Floating Holiday hours do not carry over to 2013 – all unused floating hours will be lost.

Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination Training

Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination Training is mandatory for all full and part-time faculty, including adjuncts, and staff.

Designed to help us understand, respond to and prevent employment discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace, the online training takes less than one hour and can be taken anywhere you have access to a computer. If you have not already done so, please fulfill your responsibility by going to: to take the sexual harassment training and for employment discrimination training. If you are not certain whether you have taken the training, call Fredi Cox at 3795.

The Campus Conduct Hotline is available 24/7 and makes it possible for you to report concerns about possible violations of Drewís policies on a completely confidential and anonymous basis. For more information about the Hotline and/or the Whistleblowerís Policy, go to Information for Employees on the HR Intranet website.

2012 Christmas/New Year Holiday Schedule

The holiday schedule for Christmas through New Yearís is:

Closed: Monday, December 24, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Offices Re-open: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

FSA: 2012

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires that any money

left in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) be forfeited if it is not

reimbursed for an eligible 2012 expense. FSA expenses for 2012 must be

incurred by March 15, 2013 and be submitted for reimbursement no later

than June 15, 2013. For a copy of the form to submit to United

Healthcare, please go to Drewís Intranet website, click on HR Forms,

flexible spending account and click on claim form.

2013 Dollar Limits

The IRS released the maximum 2013 dollar limits for employee benefit

plans as follows:

Social Security Taxable Wage Base: $113,700

Medicare Wage Base: No Limit

Maximum pre-tax contribution to 403(b) plans: $17,500 (under age 50) $25,000 (over age 50)

Maximum elective deferral for employees age 50: $26,000 and over with 15 or more years of service at Drew


To our 2012 Employee of the Year, BJ Saysay from the Payroll Office!!!


Calendar of Events

New Staff Orientation

Monday, January 7 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Madison House, Room 104

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday!


Happy New Year!

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