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Monday, August 15, 2016

2016 Chancellor's Welcome for All Staff and Faculty - August 22

Dear Campus Community,

I hope that you have had an enjoyable summer and are looking forward to another productive academic year.  Please join me for this year's all faculty and staff welcome event on Monday, August 22 at 3:00 p.m. in the Marshall Performing Arts Center, followed by a reception in the lobby. I will provide a campus update, a recognition of a few of our many accomplishments, and a review of our challenges and opportunities.

We will be collecting nonperishable food for Champ's Cupboard, the UMD Food Shelf located in 245 Kirby Plaza. Items specifically needed are (all unused/unopened):

Fruit - Applesauce, fruit cocktail, pineapple, pears, peaches, mandarin oranges, dried fruit 
Dry Breakfast Cereal and Oatmeal Packets
Mac & Cheese and "Just add Water Meals" (Pasta-Roni, Rice-a-Roni, Bear Creek Soups, Idaho Mashed Potato Mix)
Ethnic Foods
Hamburger Helper (and Chicken Helper and Tuna Helper)
Dry Pasta, Rice and Pasta Sauce
Lighter meals/snacks: Granola bars, trail mix
Peanut Butter
Chunky Soups
Canned Vegetables
Ramen Noodles
Spaghettios, Chili, Stew
Laundry Detergent & Home Cleaning Products
Toiletries such as Toothpaste & Deodorant

I am looking forward to seeing everyone back on campus. Thank you for everything you do each and every day.

Lendley C. Black