Projects in Process

The Campaign for Common Sense has recieved more than 800 suggestions to date. The following table describes some of the major initiatives underway.

CATEGORY

INITIATIVE

DESCRIPTION

Health & Wellness

Occupational Health Strategy

Our approach to occupational health is fragmented and overly complex. We have explored models at other universities and during the summer of 2014, a team of researchers was convened to address issues such as medical surveillance, fitness for duty and workplace injury management. Senior Vice President for Research Kimberly Espy is in the process of developing a framework for a comprehensive occupational health program.

Hiring

Designated Campus Colleague Project

A project team is exploring options for streamlining the DCC appointment and acceptance process

Hiring

University Affiliates Project

A project team is updating all affiliate agreements with areas hospitals and agencies and will be making recommendations about affiliate designation requirements.

Information Resources

Document Management Solution

Several units have requested an electronic document management system. UITS is working with the Division of Human Resources, the Financial Services Organization, and the Senior Vice President for Research Office to configure and implement a centrally supported and enterprise level configuration of DocuWare. This initiative will support the reduction of servers and save significant financial resources.

Information Resources

Policy Portal

A central portal for all UA policies is now under development.

Information Technology & Systems

Centralized Software Licensing

A cross-campus team is developing a strategy and process to communicate and leverage cross-campus software purchases into software licensing opportunities.

Information Technology & Systems

Federated Model of Information Technology Service Delivery

A cross-campus team is exploring a new model of IT service delivery that meets local needs and institutional goals.

Professional Effectiveness

Performance Conversations

Conversations are occurring with deans and other senior leaders about a more effective approach to providing performance feedback.