March employees of the month
Patricia Weaver, Unclassified employee
Started at KU: 1980.
Current title: Executive director, KU Transportation Center, and associate director for outreach, Transportation Research Institute.
What that means: Weaver works extensively with rural and small urban transit systems and conducts research in the areas of transit demand analysis and system planning. She is also responsible for meeting the outreach goals of TRI, including partnerships with transportation-related organizations.
Rae Ann Brown, University support staff
Rae Ann Brown
Started at KU: 1990.
Current title: Administrative associate senior, Department of Slavic Languages and Literature.
What that means: Brown serves as receptionist, handles all financial records, maintains files, performs all the duties of graduate secretary, manages material needs and the departmental library and supervises student hourly employees.
Notable: Brown has worked hard to deploy resources in ways that have saved KU money and contributed to the material well-being of the department.