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 A
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;
To the university community:
In response to the concerns expressed by the campus community, and in consultation with President Coleman, we are pursuing the following next steps regarding the Administrative Services Transformation shared services initiative:
As part of the university’s commitment to help faculty and staff meet the challenge of balancing work obligations with family commitments, the U-M Work/Life Resource Center is again offering Kids Kare at Home.
The University of Michigan expects recurring savings of $5 million-$6 million a year once the Shared Services Center is fully operational with about 275 employees.
That is part of the message being shared on campus this week to help address concerns about the cost-effectiveness of the center.
Back by popular demand, MHealthy’s “’Tis the Season 2013” webinar series returns in December to help university faculty and staff stay healthy and maintain their energy and peace of mind during this busy time of year.
Registration is now open and all webinars can be viewed from computers, mobile phones or tablets.
Dear LSA Faculty and Staff,
I’m writing to you about a range of issues related to the Administrative Services Transformation (AST) project.