Press Release


July 1, 2015               

Chris Byrd, Vice President for Human Resources at University of South Carolina, to Serve as Treasurer on the CUPA-HR Board of Directors

Chris Byrd, chief human resources officer at University of South Carolina, has been appointed to serve a three-year term as treasurer on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). He will begin his term on July 1.

Byrd has been a member of CUPA-HR for four years and has served on the association’s learning and professional development committee, the CUPA-HR/NACUBO join task force and on the national board as an at-large member. He has worked in HR for nearly 32 years – 20 in state government and 12 in higher education.

CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving more than 18,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at more than 1,900 member organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.