CUPA-HR Podcasts

Time-Out With Tammi and Tyler is a pilot podcast created by Tammi Stuebe of Williams College and Tyler Mayo of the University of Florida, who are also members of the 2018-19 cohort of the CUPA-HR Wildfire program.

Join this dynamic duo as they explore how higher ed HR careers evolve by interviewing professionals at the top of their higher ed HR game. How did they get there? What are their thoughts on HR and higher ed? And what advice would they give professionals climbing the higher ed HR ladder?

Episode 6: In this episode, Tammi and Tyler speak with John Whelan, vice president for human resources at Indiana University. John shares how he and his HR team are working through the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which HR can lead during times of crises.

Episode 5: What do CUPA-HR’s Wildfire program, the Netherlands and an Afro-Brazilian martial art have in common? Higher ed HR pro Clarity White. In this episode, Tammi and Tyler find out more about Clarity’s career journey and how her experience in the Wildfire program has helped her advance her HR career.

Episode 4: Are you ready to make a career move? Don’t miss Tammi and Tyler’s interview with Mark Coldren, a past chair of the CUPA-HR board, associate vice president of HR at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, and a program mentor for CUPA-HR’s Wildfire program. Mark tells the story of his indirect path to higher ed HR, shares wicked-smart career advice, and enthusiastically plugs the popular Wildfire program.

Episode 3: In this episode, Tammi and Tyler interview Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes, a new member of the CUPA-HR board and executive director and chief HR officer at Austin Peay State University. Sheraine’s career journey is a story of persistence, networking and opportunity. How can we turn negative situations into opportunities for growth? And how can we keep generational bias in the workplace from limiting those opportunities? Don’t miss Sheraine’s story.

Episode 2: In this episode, Tammi and Tyler interview David Blake, a past chair of the CUPA-HR board and vice president of administration at the California Western School of Law. Dave has a passion for data! We process data every day in our personal lives. How can we put that competency to work in our HR roles? And how can we use the data we’ve collected to make the case for what we want to do? Hear what Dave has to say!

Episode 1: In this inaugural episode, Tammi and Tyler interview Donna Popovich, a past chair of the CUPA-HR board and executive director of HR at the University of Tampa. Her advice for early-career professionals is spot on — take a listen!

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