1. December 3, 2013

    SACUA resolutions address shared services, use of consultants

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has passed resolutions endorsing the suspension of the Administrative Services Transformation project and addressing the use of consultants in cost-containment efforts.

  2. December 3, 2013

    SACUA resolution — AST Process

    WHEREAS, we join with the University of Michigan Board of Regents and Central Administration in seeking to deliver excellent education at affordable cost in an era of sharply diminished state appropriations; WHEREAS, the administration of financial and human resources at the University exists to further the mission of the University by serving its faculty and…
  3. December 3, 2013

    SACUA resolution — Consulting Firms

    WHEREAS, The University of Michigan retained outside consulting firms to develop and implement the Administrative Services Transformation (AST) of finance and human resources, the IT Rationalization plan, and the Retirement Benefits review, all of which resulted in deeply flawed planning processes, damaging the confidence of the faculty in the Administration; and WHEREAS, The University has…
  4. November 12, 2013

    New information indicates Shared Services Center will result in few, if any, layoffs

    As planning for U-M’s new Shared Services Center moves forward, it has become clear that there will be little, if any, need for a reduction in force.

  5. November 11, 2013

    Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) Benefits Resolution

    Full text of the resolution passed Monday by SACUA regarding the university’s effort to reduce the cost of U-M’s retirement savings plan.

  6. November 11, 2013

    SACUA passes resolution regarding retirement savings proposal

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs unanimously approved a resolution Monday that outlines its concerns with a recently announced effort to look for ways to reduce the cost of the university’s retirement savings plan.