Jaargang 44, 13 december 2001
University Council says no to budget
"Confidence alone is not basis enough for such an important
decision," said University Council spokesman dr. Jimme Keizer.
"In terms of co-management and employee participation, we
feel it is important that the departmental councils give their
opinion of the budget." Department deans have agreed to a
budget which specifies financial goals for their departments,
but not all departmental councils have been able to express their
opinions. The University Council also found it difficult to recommend
a budget with financial goals of which the consequences are as
yet unclear. "The Masterplan, a crucial part of the budget,
has only been partially explained. It is also unclear whether
the budget is
"We think the University Council's contribution is important and we want to take the time to take a good look at their recommendations. And only when the Executive Board has a definite proposal will we decide on the budget," said dr.ir. Piet Ros, member of the Supervisory Board. The definite budget for 2002 is expected in February 2002 at the earliest.
"TU/e is not an exchange office"
As you probably know by now, all
European Union countries except England, Sweden and Danmark are
changing over to a joint currency as of January 1 2002. TU/e's
Financial Services department has been working hard to make the
change to the euro as smooth as possible at the university.
Vestide demands extra month rent
The measure will take effect on January 1 2002 for all units.
Guests will pay one month rent and one month surity on receipt
of their appartment key. When a contract ends, Vestide will organise
a preliminary inspection of the unit and inform the tenant about
what needs to be done if he or she wants the surity returned.
On the day of departure a second and final inspection will take
place. Any damage will be paid from the surity, the difference
will be returned.
Satisfaction Poll 2001
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