Human Resources

  1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. November 27, 2013

    Kids Kare registration offers faculty and staff backup child care

    The U-M Work/Life Resource Center is again offering Kids Kare at Home, an emergency backup option for those times when regular child care is unavailable.    

  6. 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…
  7. November 21, 2013

    Webinars can help employees stay healthy during the holidays

    MHealthy’s “’Tis the Season 2013” webinar series returns in December to help faculty and staff stay healthy and maintain their energy and peace of mind during this busy time of year.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.…