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
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: http://training.newmedialearning.com/phs/drewu to take the sexual harassment training and http://training.newmedialearning.com/ped/drewu 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
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!