shared services

  1. February 3, 2014

    Engagement phase of shared services initiative gets underway

    The university’s shared services initiative is moving forward with an engagement process involving faculty and staff as well as future members of the shared services team.

  2. December 11, 2013

    Shared services will move forward with faculty input, new leadership

    U-M will move forward to create an administrative shared services program informed by broad faculty input, President Mary Sue Coleman says, and the project will have new leadership.

  3. December 11, 2013

    President Coleman’s statement regarding shared services

    President Mary Sue Coleman issued this statement regarding the ongoing discussion over the Administrative Services Transformation.

  4. December 9, 2013

    Senate Assembly backs resolutions on shared services, consultants

    The Senate Assembly on Monday approved resolutions that support suspending the Administrative Services Transformation project and call for faculty input when external consultants are hired.

  5. 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…
  6. 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.

  7. December 2, 2013

    University leaders to seek more input on shared services project

    Top university administrators say they will immediately bring faculty into the process of U-M’s shared services initiative to evaluate the project’s timeline and to ensure it is structured to meet the needs of faculty and students while achieving necessary cost savings.

  8. November 21, 2013

    Email to deans from Timothy P. Slottow, executive vice president and chief financial officer

    Dear Deans, Some of you may have seen a document that was circulated Nov. 18: “Report Regarding the University of Michigan’s Risk in Continuing the Contractual Relationship with Accenture, LLP and Any of its Past and Present Executives.” The document indicates that it was prepared by an ad-hoc group of U-M alumni and graduate students.…
  9. November 21, 2013

    Email to LSA faculty and staff from Susan Gelman, interim dean

    Dear LSA Faculty and Staff, I’m writing to you about a range of issues related to the Administrative Services Transformation (AST) project.  I want to thank those of you who have expressed your thoughts in person, over email, or by phone. Over the last few weeks, I have heard numerous questions and concerns regarding affected…
  10. November 21, 2013

    Annual savings from Shared Services are forecast at $5M-$6M

    The university expects recurring savings of $5 million-$6 million a year once the Shared Services Center is fully operational with about 275 employees.