Tag: Annual Conference and Expo 2016

Traits and Training for Title IX Investigators

October 5, 2016 9:00 am

Two Title IX coordinators from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania — Jane Federowicz, assistant vice president for human resources and Title IX coordinator, and Matthew Baker, training officer and deputy Title IX coordinator — shared in a CUPA-HR annual conference session their outline for training Title IX investigators and conducting investigations on campus. The pair shared some essential... View Article

Overheard at the FLSA and Legal Updates at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference

October 3, 2016 3:26 pm

At the CUPA-HR Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. last week, I sat in on the FLSA overtime and legal update Super Sessions and “overheard” a lot of online conversation from attendees. First, attendees joined an FLSA overtime discussion panel that included Andy Brantley, president and chief executive officer of CUPA-HR; Lynn Bynum, chief human resources officer at... View Article

The Bullying Effect: Costs and Consequences to an Organization

September 28, 2016 10:00 am

Remember that bully on the playground in middle school? The one that picked on his classmates? The one that gossiped and spread rumors about her “friends”? The one that made his peers’ lives miserable? That bully is all grown up now, and he’s in your workplace. In her session at this year’s CUPA-HR Annual Conference,... View Article

Social Media, Cyberstalking and the Hiring Process

September 27, 2016 8:00 am

At the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., Maureen De Armond, J.D., associate counsel at Iowa State University, shared with attendees some of the legal and non-legal risks that can arise when those involved in the hiring process try to learn more about applicants from social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram,... 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

How to Hire the Right People to Help Your Institution Achieve Excellence

September 25, 2016 4:00 pm

Every higher education institution strives for excellence — in teaching, in research, in service, in student success. But in order to achieve excellence, an institution must have excellent strategies in place, particularly human resources strategies. Why? Because 60+ percent of an institution’s budget is spent on humans. People are the strategic core of the institution.... View Article