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April 27, 2016
DOL Adjusts Overtime Regulations
Major changes to the overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are expected to be published by the Department of Labor sometime between May and July 2016.

The proposed changes would raise the minimum salary by which an employee is exempt from being paid overtime. Employees who are currently exempt from the overtime regulations may be affected by these changes.

An overview and FAQs provide more information about these changes. Additional information will be shared as it becomes known. Questions can be directed to Kirk Toliver,, or Carolyn Ladd,
Attend the HR/OIE Open House Today
Human Resources and Office of Institutional Equity is hosting an open house today (Wednesday, April 27) to celebrate the unveiling of the new HR/OIE department. Join them from 2 to 5 p.m. in Kettler Hall, Room G02 for a tour of the redesigned office, refreshments, and a giveaway. Questions? Contact 481-6840.
Find Out the Importance of Indiana in
This Year's Presidential Campaign
The Honors Center will host a Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics presentation/discussion concerning the importance of Indiana primaries in this year's presidential campaign. The presentation will be led by Professors Andrew Downs and Michael Wolf of the Department of Political Science.

Attend "The Revenge of the Late Primary States" presentation today (Wednesday, April 27) at 3:30 p.m. in the Honors Center Lounge on the second floor of Helmke Library. Read the news release
2016 Walk the Talk Award Recipients Announced
The Walk the Talk Award is given annually to individuals affiliated with Purdue University who have shown outstanding dedication to furthering the university's Statement of Integrity and Code of Conduct. Winners must have shown strong ethical character and outstanding commitment to personal integrity and championing ethical practices. Honorees are nominated by fellow staff, faculty, and students and are selected in the categories of Faculty, Staff, and Student. This year Purdue has selected the following winners from our campus:
  • Barbara Romines, business manager, Administrative Business Services
  • Rachel Rayburn, assistant professor, Public Policy
  • Kailey Wieringa, student

Winners were honored April 26 at a luncheon at Purdue West Lafayette. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks for your excellent contributions toward advancing an ethical university environment! More about the Walk the Talk Award

Day of Remembrance
You're invited to a ceremony to honor members of our IPFW family who have passed away this year at the annual Day of Remembrance, Sunday, May 1, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Atrium. For more information, contact This year we will be remembering:

Joseph AdamsAnthony ColoneJacob Fish
Joshua GerowPatricia GouldSanna Harges
Walter HelmkeLindsey HivelyNicholas Liddell
Chevy ReebPaul ShafferAnson Shupe
Michael ThomasHeidi Wheeler
Athletics Center Summer Fitness Memberships
IPFW employees, retirees, and their spouses can purchase Athletics Center summer fitness memberships for $20 ($40 for IPFW alumni).The fitness areas are open seven days a week. Purchase your membership at the first floor customer service desk or online (click on Membership Information).

Need an immunization? Contact the nurse-managed IPFW Center for Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Programs, located in Walb Union, Room 234. Services include physicals, lab work, injury care, birth control, and sick care. Call 481-5748 for an appointment, and remember to bring your medical card.
Photo of the Week
Chancellor Carwein congratulates H. Jay Harris for 45 years of service at the staff recognition luncheon last week. View large photo | Photo by Jim Whitcraft
Departmental Newsletters
Community Arts Academy summer 2016 schedule

New Faces, New Places
Marvin Beard, warehouse laborer
Kaye Pitcher, secretary for Computer science
RIPPLES Recipients

Danna Whitney, secretary
Amy Wicker, secretary
Gabrielle Reinhard, clerk
Tanner Clarke, clerk
Lynn Armstrong, police sergeant



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