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Diversity Resources

June 16, 2017 2:38 am

Diversity Resources Creating Inclusive Communities Project Portraits and videos tell the stories of 24 higher ed HR professionals. Use the Discussion documents to initiate conversations on your campus. Learn more. Building a Successful, More Inclusive Search (e-learning course) Available in individual and group-learning formats, this course will provide tools and resources for taking a more... View Article

Using Academic Research to Increase Workforce Diversity

September 29, 2017 9:00 am

Increasing workforce diversity at your institution might be at the top of your HR wishlist, but simply wishing for it won’t yield results. However, you do have a powerful resource right at your fingertips – your campus library database.

Creating a Rich Tapestry: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

July 21, 2017 4:36 pm

Webinars CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' “Creating a Rich Tapestry: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace” Tuesday, May 9 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET Watch Now Watch Now With Closed Captioning Webinar Materials Presentation Slides Typical diversity training is focused on either trying to avoid a lawsuit or teaching superficial differences without extinguishing prejudice. Texas... View Article

A Look at Diversity in Higher Ed Positions

September 27, 2016 7:32 am

Yesterday at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., CUPA-HR’s Director of Research Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., shared the results of a longitudinal analysis of higher ed diversity in executive, administrative and professional positions. Here are a few of the highlights from her research: Bichsel found that the higher education pay gap roughly mirrors... View Article

11 Institutions That Are Getting It Right in Diversity and Equity in Leadership Positions

September 8, 2017 1:05 pm

PRESS RELEASE September 7, 2017  11 Institutions That Are Getting It Right in Diversity and Equity in Leadership Positions While higher education is still struggling to get to parity when it comes to women and minorities in senior leadership positions, some institutions are ahead of the curve. CUPA-HR’s latest research, which compared institutions’ performance over... View Article

5 Ways to Evolve Your Diversity Training

January 21, 2016 12:35 pm

How would your campus community rate your institution’s diversity training initiatives? Do they inspire continued dialogue and action long after class ends, or are the concepts and ideas covered in training sessions left behind when people leave the room? Are you successfully getting your message out? If you’re not seeing the desired results from your... View Article

How to Set the Stage for a Successful Inclusivity Program

March 31, 2017 9:00 am

In a recent CUPA-HR webinar, presenters from the University of Waterloo shared the what, how and why of the institution’s award-winning Principles of Inclusivity certificate program, which was designed to promote a culture of inclusivity and inclusive practices throughout the university community and help faculty and staff develop mindful everyday actions and behaviors. (View the... View Article

Minorities Are Paid Equitably, But Are Underrepresented in Higher Ed Leadership

February 28, 2017 5:08 pm

While the U.S. minority population continues to grow, the number of racial/ethnic minorities holding top jobs in colleges and universities is not keeping pace. According to new research from CUPA-HR, while there has been a steady increase in the representation of minorities in higher education administrative positions over the last 15 years, the increase in... View Article

Age Is Nothing But a Number

May 16, 2016 2:59 pm

If you’re a Millenial, what is your perception of how other generations see you? If you’re a Boomer or a Gen Xer, what are your perceptions of Millenials? Does a 20-something just starting out on his or her career journey approach work differently than a 60-something eyeing retirement? Do early-career professionals who grew up in... View Article

Gender Gap Persists in Higher Ed’s C-Suite

February 14, 2017 9:07 am

While women have made gains over the past 15 years with regard to their representation in higher education administrative jobs, little progress has been made in narrowing the gender gap in top executive positions in the nation’s colleges and universities. In fact, according to new research from CUPA-HR, women occupy only 30 percent of the senior-most... View Article

3 Ways to Help Make Recruitment More Inclusive

December 17, 2015 8:02 am

A controversial University of Louisville job ad made waves recently in the higher ed community. You can read about it here in the Inside Higher Ed article “Whites, Asians Need Not Apply.” The controversy comes at a time when recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and other higher ed institutions serve as... View Article

Celebrating Our Differences, Connecting Through Our Sameness

March 8, 2016 4:23 pm

What do you see when you look around your office? Your campus? Your community? Depending on who you are and where you are, you may see people who look, act and speak very similar to yourself, or you may see people who you perceive to be very different from you. But every single person you... View Article

Award-Winning Work in Higher Ed HR

February 3, 2016 9:14 am

Great work is being done by HR organizations at colleges and universities across the country. From innovations in processes and procedures to transformative HR work, from unique and forward-thinking diversity and inclusion initiatives to championing change, many HR organizations are successfully positioning themselves as strategic business partners and contributors to their institutions’ missions — and... View Article

Talking Diversity With Walgreens CDO Steve Pemberton

July 22, 2014 3:55 pm

Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton has a story to tell — a story about overcoming adversity, breaking down barriers, and rising above stereotypes. But it’s not just any story … it’s his story, and he’s shared it countless times with countless audiences. As he details a childhood rife with trauma, abuse and abandonment, and... View Article

12 Great Reads of 2017

January 10, 2018 8:33 pm

It’s hard to believe another year is in the books, and a new one is already underway! As you jump back into your work in this new year, we hope you’ll take some time to read about some of the great work your HR colleagues are doing at colleges and universities around the country. CUPA-HR’s... View Article

12 Great Reads of 2016

January 10, 2017 8:20 am

Another year ends, another year begins! We hope you had a productive and enjoyable 2016. As you jump back in to your work in this new year, don’t forget to take advantage of CUPA-HR’s many resources and services to help you do your job better, faster and smarter. CUPA-HR’s The Higher Education Workplace magazine and... View Article

Principles of Inclusivity

July 23, 2017 2:21 am

Webinars CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' “Principles of Inclusivity”Wednesday, March 1 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Watch Now Watch Now With Closed Captioning Webinar Materials Presentation Slides Principles of Inclusivity Resource Guide Understanding diversity and integrating inclusive practices within your institution are critical to attracting talent, engaging employees and driving organizational excellence. But exactly how... View Article

14 Great Reads of 2014

January 14, 2015 9:03 am

HR organizations in colleges and universities around the country are doing some extraordinary work in the way of diversity and inclusion, workforce planning and development, HR transformation, innovation and more. Last year, we featured several of these successes in The Higher Education Workplace magazine and on this blog. Below are 14 articles and blog posts... View Article

Central Michigan University Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award

June 28, 2017 6:59 pm

PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2013 Central Michigan University Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award Central Michigan University (CMU) has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2013 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award. This award recognizes and celebrates institutional initiatives and programs that have made a significant impact with respect to inclusive and... View Article

3 Powerful Examples of Storytelling in Diversity Work

April 16, 2014 9:35 am

Remember the last time you heard a really good story? How intently you listened, how easy it was to get lost in the words, how completely connected you felt to the storyteller? Storytelling is a powerful way to connect ideas and people. It can help us see and understand varying perspectives; it can enable us... View Article

Finding Common Ground Among HR Employees of Different Generations

July 24, 2017 7:31 pm

Webinar “Finding Common Ground Among HR Employees of Different Generations” Tuesday, February 3 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET Sponsored by  Watch Now This is a free webinar. Registration is required for participation. Typical diversity training is focused on either trying to avoid a lawsuit or teaching superficial differences without extinguishing prejudice. Texas A&M’s Diversity & Inclusion... View Article

Six Tips to Ensure Unbiased Searches

September 30, 2014 10:19 am

Like it or not, you’re biased in some way, shape or form. All of us are. Study after study has proven this time and again. Given this fact, and the urgent need for diversification of the higher ed workforce, how can we keep unconscious bias from creeping in to our search and selection processes? Bottom... View Article

Trending Topics From the Knowledge Center – September 2015

September 4, 2015 1:26 pm

Each quarter, Knowledge Center content manager Patti Couger seeks out news briefs and timely resources to share on the Knowledge Center home page. Here are the topics that are currently highlighted: Changes Likely Coming to FLSA’s White Collar Exemption The Department of Labor is considering changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime regulations, including... View Article

15 Great Reads of 2015

December 2, 2015 11:26 am

Can you believe there are only four weeks left in the year? (Keep calm and take deep breaths!) It’s been a busy one here at the CUPA-HR national office, and we know you too have been going like gangbusters. Hopefully you’ve been able to use some of CUPA-HR’s many resources and services to help you... View Article

Dr. John M. Beehler, President of Jacksonville State University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award

July 10, 2017 8:38 pm

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 Dr. John M. Beehler, President of Jacksonville State University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award Dr. John M. Beehler, president of Jacksonville State University (JSU), has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2017 Chief Executive HR Champion Award. Recognizing that what... View Article

Rhode Island School of Design Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award

July 10, 2017 8:36 pm

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2017 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award for its RISDiversity Community Narratives project. This award honors transformative HR work in... View Article

How Institutions Are Leveraging Partnerships and Education to Address Sexual Harassment and Assault on Campus

February 7, 2018 4:30 pm

The “Me Too” movement has prompted a heightened awareness of and national conversation around unequal treatment and inappropriate or criminal sexual conduct in the workplace, and many colleges and universities have strengthened their resolve to eliminate these unacceptable behaviors on their campuses. To create an environment where harassment, incivility, inequality and bias are neither welcome... View Article

Award-Winning Work in Higher Ed HR

June 13, 2017 4:51 pm

Great work is being done by HR organizations and HR professionals at colleges and universities across the country. From innovations in processes and procedures to transformative HR work, from unique and forward-thinking diversity and inclusion initiatives to championing change, many HR organizations are successfully positioning themselves as strategic business partners and contributors to their institutions’... View Article

Membership Benefits

August 14, 2017 6:59 pm

Membership CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' Membership Benefits Join Now CUPA-HR membership comes with benefits for both the institution and the individuals on its membership roster. Member Directory - The members-only directory is the place to find pros who can swap stories and ideas to help you navigate your latest workforce challenges. CUPA-HR Connect - Connect with... View Article

The Transgender Transition in the Workplace

July 25, 2017 9:07 pm

Webinar “The Transgender Transition in the Workplace” Thursday, November 14 | 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET Sponsored by  Watch Now This is a free, previously recorded webinar. Transgender issues are being talked about like never before. The topic has recently hit the mainstream media — from court cases determining rights of transgenders in the military to college... View Article

Do You Have What It Takes to be a Title IX Coordinator?

July 25, 2017 2:49 pm

Webinar “Do You Have What It Takes to be a Title IX Coordinator?” Thursday, September 17 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET Sponsored by  Watch Now This is a free, previously recorded webinar. As Title IX coordinators are tasked with overseeing Title IX compliance efforts, it’s important that they’re proficient in the regulations, policies and protocols to... View Article

Janet May, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors

July 10, 2017 9:04 pm

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 Janet May, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors Janet May, chief human resources officer at Houston Community College, has been tapped to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association... View Article

Membership

June 16, 2017 2:47 am

Membership Benefits CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' Membership Benefits Join Now Member Directory - The members-only directory is the place to find pros who can swap stories and ideas to help you navigate your latest workforce challenges. CUPA-HR Connect - Connect with peers in the members-only community. Ask questions and get answers to address your everyday higher ed HR challenges. ... View Article

Salary and Benefits Survey Press Releases

June 16, 2017 2:09 am

Salary and Benefits Survey Press Releases CUPA-HR Non-Tenure Faculty See Higher Pay Raises Than Tenure-Track Faculty in 2017-18 (03/28/2018) 11 Institutions That Are Getting It Right in Diversity and Equity in Leadership Positions (09/07/17) 5 Noteworthy Findings From CUPA-HR’s 2017 Healthcare Benefits in Higher Ed Survey (08/09/2017) CUPA-HR Survey Finds Pay Gaps Among Higher Ed... View Article

Diversifying the Faculty

May 9, 2014 3:09 pm

This post was contributed by Sonja C.P. Armstrong of Emeritus Consulting Group, which has worked with CUPA-HR in the development of its position statement and implementation of its action plan for promoting excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion in the the higher education workplace. Just a week ago the University of California at Riverside announced that it... View Article

Survey Results: Short Tenure for Higher Ed’s Top Leaders

April 18, 2018 10:00 am

Presidents and provosts in U.S. colleges and universities tend to change jobs frequently; in fact, administrators in higher education overall tend to have fairly short tenures, with a median of five years in their position. Data from CUPA-HR’s 2017-18 Administrators in Higher Education Survey show that presidents have been in their current position for a... View Article

Survey Results: Non-Tenure Faculty See Higher Pay Raises Than Tenure-Track Faculty

March 28, 2018 11:05 am

While tenure-track faculty at the nation’s colleges and universities enjoy slightly higher salaries at most ranks than do non-tenure-track faculty, those working off the tenure track are seeing bigger increases year over year than their tenure-track counterparts, according to findings from CUPA-HR’s 2017-18 Faculty in Higher Education Survey. Among this year’s findings: During the last... View Article

5 Ways to Celebrate Digital Learning Day

February 20, 2018 9:00 am

Ever-evolving technology and near-constant digital innovations are changing the landscape of teaching and learning — in our K-12 classrooms, in our colleges and universities, in our workplaces and in our everyday lives. Digital Learning Day, coming up on February 22, was started in 2012 as a way to actively spread innovative teaching practices and ensure... View Article

Snapshot: Women and People of Color in Higher Ed Leadership

March 4, 2014 1:02 pm

There’s been talk for several years now around the importance of increasing diversity in the top ranks (and the leadership pipeline leading to those executive positions) in colleges and universities. But is all that talk translating into action? Data from CUPA-HR’s Administrators in Higher Education Salary Survey show that women are faring better than people... View Article

DEI Readiness Quiz

August 28, 2017 3:03 pm

E-Learning Courses CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' Is Your Institution Ready to Build More Inclusive Searches? How many of these statements apply to your institution? My institution has a well-defined strategy for recruiting and hiring diverse faculty and staff, and its objectives related to those strategies have been met. HR is actively involved with... View Article

And the Award Goes To …

February 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Great work is being done in HR departments in colleges and universities across the country — from diversity and inclusion efforts to HR transformation, innovation and excellence, your peers and colleagues are leading the way. CUPA-HR celebrates these successes each year with our annual Higher Education Human Resources Awards. The following blog posts and articles... View Article

New Website

August 18, 2017 5:03 pm

News CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' The New CUPA-HR Website Was Designed With You in Mind Everything we do here at CUPA-HR is designed with our members in mind. In order to provide the best resources available to busy higher ed HR professionals, we have re-imagined www.cupahr.org. What's New Easier Navigation. We looked at the... View Article

Strategies for Eliminating Sexual Harassment in Higher Ed (and It’s Not Simply More Training)

January 19, 2018 5:01 pm

“Philosopher Accused of Sexual Misconduct” “Former Sports Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault” “Title IX Complaints Filed Against Creative-Writing Professor” “Fifteen Students and Post Docs Issue Statement That Three Professors Created a Hostile Academic Environment in Which Sexual Harassment Is Normalized” “Reports of Sexism in a University Academic Department” “Tenured Professor Sexually Harassed Graduate Student... View Article

Linda Lulli, Former Vice President of Human Resources at Bryant University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award

July 10, 2017 8:43 pm

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2017 Linda Lulli, Former Vice President of Human Resources at Bryant University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award Linda Lulli has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2017 Donald E. Dickason Award. CUPA-HR’s highest honor, this award is named for the association’s founder... View Article

Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, President of Wake Forest University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award

May 15, 2015 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2015 Contact Information: Missy Kline Content Manager – Communications and Marketing mkline@cupahr.org Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, President of Wake Forest University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, president of Wake Forest University, has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources... View Article

Linda Lulli, VP for Human Resources at Bryant University, Receives Honorary Life Membership in CUPA-HR

September 6, 2016 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2016   Linda Lulli, Vice President for Human Resources at Bryant University, Receives Honorary Life Membership in CUPA-HR  Linda Lulli, vice president for human resources at Bryant University, has been granted honorary life membership in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Honorary life membership... View Article

A Book (Make It Two!) for Every Child

November 5, 2014 9:02 am

My 6-year-old son is a voracious reader. He has shelves and shelves of books in his room, and he so looks forward to library day at school. His school book fair is coming up, and he’s already talking about which books he wants to buy. Thankfully, we are fortunate enough that he can make a... View Article

Test Your HR Legal Knowledge: Age Discrimination

July 1, 2015 9:07 am

Are you looking to add “HR legal expert” to your resume? Here’s a real court case that will help test your HR legal knowledge. Review the facts of the case, tell us which side you think prevailed, and find out if you’re right! The Case: “New Blood” Age Discrimination — Allain v. University of Louisiana System... View Article

A Call to End Extreme Behaviors

May 15, 2014 8:33 am

This post was contributed by Sonja C.P. Armstrong of Emeritus Consulting Group, which has worked with CUPA-HR in the development of its position statement and implementation of its action plan for promoting excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion in the the higher education workplace. Earlier this month, Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon called for an end to... View Article

4 Tips to Build Leadership Support for DEI Efforts on Campus

October 27, 2013 9:17 pm

“Diversity and inclusion work is lonely work a lot of times.” —Romy Riddick, director of diversity and inclusion, Princeton University (from the Promising Practices for Building Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workshop at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference 2013) An army of one – this is how many individuals who are charged with diversity, equity and inclusion work... View Article

Celebrating Quiet Brilliance

March 14, 2014 2:28 pm

You know that really quiet person in your department? The one who shies away from the limelight? The one who doesn’t speak up much in meetings? The one who prefers solitude over group dynamics? That person may be an introvert — someone who does his or her best work and feels most at ease when... View Article

Microaggressions Can Have a Toxic Effect in the Workplace

April 11, 2014 8:16 am

This post was contributed by Sonja C.P. Armstrong of Emeritus Consulting Group, which has worked with CUPA-HR in the development of its position statement and implementation of its action plan for promoting excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion in the the higher education workplace. Lately there’s been a buzz in social media about “microaggressions” that... View Article

Submit a Presentation Proposal For Spring Events

August 28, 2017 2:09 pm

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' Submit a Presentation Proposal for one or both of CUPA-HR's 2018 Spring Conferences Spring Conference, Hosted by CUPA-HR’s Eastern Region Baltimore, Maryland April 8-10, 2018 Spring Conference, Hosted by CUPA-HR’s Midwest and Western Regions Salt Lake City, Utah April 30-May 2, 2018 The call for proposals... View Article

CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Provides Network of Resources, Knowledge and Connections for Participant Kristina Gravellese

July 26, 2017 3:50 pm

CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Provides Network of Resources, Knowledge and Connections for Participant Kristina Gravellese  January 10, 2017 Six early-career higher ed professionals have been immersed for the past six months in all that is CUPA-HR and the profession. From attending CUPA-HR conferences, meetings and other learning events to cultivating relationships with senior higher ed HR... View Article

Bel Campos on Her CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Experience – Career Growth, Professional Development and Lifelong Friends

July 26, 2017 2:31 pm

Bel Campos on Her CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Experience – Career Growth, Professional Development and Lifelong Friends February 10, 2016 Over the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling this year’s six CUPA-HR Wildfire participants and hearing their stories firsthand. We hope you enjoy getting to know this dynamic group, as we have over the past few months — we... View Article

About Andy Brantley

June 16, 2017 2:06 am

About Us CUPA-HR About Us Board of Directors Committees Region Boards Staff About Andy Brantley Andy Brantley has served as president and chief executive officer of CUPA-HR since July 2005. With the leadership and guidance of high functioning boards and great national office colleagues, Andy has led the transformation of CUPA-HR. The association has grown from... View Article

Highlights From the 2015 Annual Conference in Orlando

October 6, 2015 2:53 pm

More than 900 higher ed HR pros from all 50 states and nine countries gathered in Orlando, Florida, last week for learning, connecting and inspiration (and maybe a little playing, too!) at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2015. Here are some highlights from our time together. A Diverse Workforce Is Vital to Institutional Success... View Article

2015 Snapshot: Women in Higher Ed Leadership

March 10, 2015 4:13 pm

Would it surprise you to hear that 72% of chief HR officers at colleges and universities are women? Or that the median salary for women in the chief HR position is 90% of the median salary for men in the same position? Because March is Women’s History Month, we thought we’d take a closer look... View Article

Mark Coldren, Chief Human Resources Officer at University at Buffalo, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award

May 31, 2016 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2016 Mark Coldren, Chief Human Resources Officer at University at Buffalo, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award Mark Coldren, head of human resources at University at Buffalo, has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2016 Donald E. Dickason Award. CUPA-HR’s highest honor, this... View Article

Resources to Prepare Your Campus for Transgender Transitions

November 6, 2013 2:54 pm

If an employee approached you and said “I plan to change my gender,” would you know what to do? Transgender issues are being talked about like never before — from court cases determining rights of transgenders in the military to college campuses determining how to handle dormitory assignments, bathroom usage and health insurance coverage. The... View Article

Lynn Bynum, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bellarmine University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award

May 15, 2015 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2015 Contact Information: Missy Kline Content Manager – Communications and Marketing mkline@cupahr.org Lynn Bynum, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bellarmine University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award Lynn Bynum, head of human resources at Bellarmine University, has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)... View Article

How to Use Benchmarking to Ensure Competitive Pay for Faculty

September 15, 2016 9:00 am

Benchmark (v.): Evaluate, check, or measure (something) against a standard. One of the best strategies higher ed institutions can use to attract and retain talented, top-tier faculty is to offer competitive pay. And one of the best ways to ensure your institution is offering competitive pay is to benchmark that pay against other institutions. Benchmarking faculty... View Article

Celebrate Digital Learning Day and Use Technology to Learn Every Day

February 9, 2016 10:17 am

It seems like these days there’s a “day” for everything: National Cheeseburger Day (September 18), Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19), World Introvert Day (January 2) … the list goes on. While these days have varying importance depending on who you talk to, there is one day we hope you’ll join us in celebrating... View Article

CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Helps Ease Transition of Military Veteran Into Higher Ed HR Career

January 11, 2018 2:49 pm

CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Helps Ease Transition for Military Veteran Into Higher Ed HR Career January 11, 2018 Six early-career higher education human resources professionals have been immersed for the past six months in all that is CUPA-HR and the profession. From attending CUPA-HR conferences, meetings and other learning events to cultivating relationships with senior higher... View Article

Going Global: The Secret to Crossing Cultural Divides

December 18, 2013 10:04 am

“The key to bridging cultural differences is not to compromise on principle, but to compromise on form.” – Dr. Taira Koybaeva, Cultural Expert and Founder and CEO of Go Global Fast Cultural clash: On a campus outside the U.S., a professor has started his lecture. Running late, an American student slips quietly through the door... View Article

CUPA-HR Public Policy Statement

November 2, 2017 7:04 pm

Public Policy CUPA-HR > Search results for 'Diversity' CUPA-HR Public Policy Statement Approved by the CUPA-HR Board of Directors on December 5, 2014 This document provides a framework for CUPA-HR’s public policy advocacy efforts. This framework helps the President and CEO and the Chief Government Relations Officer manage strategic and day-to-day activities and leverage collaborations... View Article

10 Great Reads of 2013

January 15, 2014 8:47 am

Interested in creating employee resource groups on your campus but don’t know where to start? Looking for unique ways to increase the diversity of your workforce? Need to up your service game? Wondering how HR can contribute to your institution’s academic mission? You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Articles published last year by and about... View Article

Facilitating the Transgender Transition of an Employee

November 20, 2013 8:32 am

This post includes an excerpt from material prepared by Dr. Al Carlozzi, Professor of Counseling Psychology, and Dr. Sandy Cooper, Director of Human Resources, both of Oklahoma State University, to supplement their recent CUPA-HR webinar “The Transgender Transition in the Workplace.” We encourage you to watch the recorded webinar and read the supplemental materials to learn... View Article

Dr. Carine Feyten, President and Chancellor of Texas Woman’s University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award

May 31, 2016 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2016 Dr. Carine Feyten, President and Chancellor at Texas Woman’s University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award Dr. Carine Feyten, president and chancellor of Texas Woman’s University, has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2016 Chief Executive HR Champion Award. Recognizing that... View Article

University of Wisconsin-Madison Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award

May 31, 2016 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     May 31, 2016 University of Wisconsin-Madison Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award University of Wisconsin-Madison has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2016 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award. This award recognizes and celebrates institutional initiatives and programs... View Article

Trending Topics From the Knowledge Center – November 2015

November 4, 2015 12:53 pm

If it’s been a while since you visited CUPA-HR’s Knowledge Center, pop on over and take a look! We’ve added several new toolkits, and every few months we refresh the home page with timely and hot topics. Here are the topics currently highlighted on the Knowledge Center home page: Drug Use in the Workplace Reports... View Article

Texas A&M University's HR Employee and Organizational Development Team Receives CUPA-HR's HR Innovation Award

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014   Contact Information: Missy Kline Managing Editormkline@cupahr.org Texas A&M University’s HR Employee and Organizational Development Team Receives CUPA-HR’s HR Innovation Award The HR employee and organizational development team at Texas A&M University has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2014 HR Innovation... View Article

Higher Education HR News

October 8, 2014 9:53 am

Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection: Featured Links Webinar: Making the Most of Your CUPA-HR Data Resources – October 9 (free, but registration is required) Inside Higher Ed’s 2014 Survey of Campus HR Leaders How Google Manages Talent Hot Compliance Topics Final Rule on Federal Contractor Minimum Wage When Do Fitness-for-Duty Inquiries... View Article

Janet May, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College, to Serve as Chair of CUPA-HR Western Region Board of Directors for 2015-16

June 3, 2015 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2015 Contact Information: Missy Kline Content Manager – Communications and Marketing mkline@cupahr.org Janet May, Chief Human Resources Officer at Houston Community College, to Serve as Chair of CUPA-HR Western Region Board of Directors for 2015-16 Janet May, chief human resources officer at Houston Community College, will serve as... View Article

Higher Education HR News

December 17, 2014 11:30 am

Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection: Featured Links CUPA-HR Webinar – The ACA on Campus in 2015: Are You Prepared? – January 13 (free, but registration is required) NLRB Issues “Quickie” Election Rules NLRB Give Employees Right to Use Employer E-mail for Union Organizing Hot Compliance Topics EEOC to Offer Guidance on... View Article

Test Your HR Legal Knowledge: Race Discrimination

August 28, 2014 3:09 pm

Are you an HR legal expert? Here’s a real court case to help test your HR legal knowledge. Review the facts of the case, tell us which side you think prevailed, and find out if you’re right! The Case: College Tennis Coach Race Discrimination Claim — Minnis v. Bd of Supervisors of Louisiana State University (MD... View Article

Higher Education HR News

September 10, 2014 9:07 am

Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection: Featured Links CDC Issues Ebola Advice to Colleges and Universities Introducing Generation Z A Revolutionary Way to Lead HR Hot Compliance Topics Unpaid Interns Certified by Court for Collective Action For First Time, EEOC Challenges a Workplace Wellness Program HR News and Trends The Major Disconnect... View Article

Higher Education HR News

December 3, 2014 9:30 am

Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection: Featured Links CUPA-HR Webinar – OFCCP’s New Agenda: Tipping the Balance in Your Favor – December 9 (free, but registration is required) A Mandate to Collaborate Federal Government Issues Biannual Regulatory Agenda Hot Compliance Topics Landmark Telecommuting Decision Could Affect Your Flex Work Policies Obamacare Year... View Article

California State University, Fullerton Receives CUPA-HR's Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014   Contact Information: Missy Kline Managing Editormkline@cupahr.org California State University, Fullerton Receives CUPA-HR’s Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award California State University, Fullerton has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2014 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award. This award recognizes and celebrates institutional initiatives and programs... View Article

Giving, Changing and Learning at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference

October 7, 2014 5:48 pm

More than 900 higher ed HR professionals from all 50 U.S. states and more than 15 countries came together in San Antonio, Texas last week for the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2014. Inspiration and Giving Author and Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton kicked off the conference with an inspiring message during his keynote... View Article

Day One at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference

September 29, 2014 9:55 am

This post was contributed by Justin Harris, human resources generalist at Tennessee State University . This year San Antonio not only hosted a successful basketball championship won by the San Antonio Spurs, but also a championship-caliber group of higher education HR professionals who have descended upon the city for the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo... View Article

Lauren Turner of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Receives CUPA-HR's Donald E. Dickason Award

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014   Contact Information: Missy Kline Managing Editormkline@cupahr.org Lauren Turner, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Outreach at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Receives CUPA-HR’s Donald E. Dickason Award Lauren Turner, associate vice chancellor for human resources and equal opportunity and outreach at the... View Article

3 Low-Cost Ideas for Engaging Employees With Campus Leaders

November 4, 2013 10:46 am

“Our thinking about LEAD has evolved – from a program to help people move into leadership roles, to an affinity group for people who want to be involved in leadership conversations.” – Brittnay Buckner, Senior Learning Specialist and Trainer, The George Washington University In 2008, The George Washington University launched the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)... View Article

Higher Education HR News

February 19, 2014 10:10 am

Here are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection: Featured Links Higher Education Employment Law: Developments and Emerging Issues for College and University Counsel – A NACUA CLE Workshop presented in cooperation with CUPA-HR – April 9-11, Boston IRS and Treasury Issue New Guidance on Adjunct 30-Hour Rule Fact Sheet Rule Obama Increases Minimum Wage... View Article

Laurita Thomas, Associate Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Michigan, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors

June 10, 2014 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2014 Contact Information: Missy Kline Managing Editor mkline@cupahr.org Laurita Thomas, Associate Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Michigan, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors Laurita Thomas, associate vice president for human resources at University of Michigan, has been tapped to serve a three-year term... View Article

Shall We Overcome or Undercome?

September 9, 2012 8:58 pm

“We shall undercome …” That’s how one session attendee put it during the preconference workshop, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Follow a CUPA-HR Roadmap for Your Efforts, at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2012. The conversation surrounded the challenge of getting buy-in from institutional leadership to make progress on campus in the areas of diversity,... View Article

Metrics 101

April 22, 2015 10:52 am

This post was contributed by Ed Doyle, associate director of human resources at The University of New England, who presented a session on HR metrics at the CUPA-HR Eastern Region Conference earlier this month. How is human resources perceived in your organization? Are you a valued business partner included in strategic decisions and institutional initiatives?... View Article

CUPA-HR Survey Finds Marked Increase in Colleges and Universities Offering Healthcare Coverage to Same-Sex Domestic Partners

July 1, 2015 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2015   Contact Information:Missy KlineContent Manager – Communications and Marketingmkline@cupahr.org  CUPA-HR Survey Finds Marked Increase in Colleges and Universities Offering Healthcare Coverage to Same-Sex Domestic Partners  The number of higher education institutions offering healthcare benefits for same-sex domestic partners has risen by 30 percent over the past nine years,... View Article

Waded Cruzado, President of Montana State University, Receives CUPA-HR's Chief Executive HR Champion Award

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2014   Contact Information: Missy Kline Managing Editormkline@cupahr.org Waded Cruzado, President of Montana State University, Receives CUPA-HR’s Chief Executive HR Champion Award Waded Cruzado, president of Montana State University, has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2014 Chief Executive HR Champion Award. Recognizing... View Article