Press Release


June 10, 2014
Contact Information:
Missy Kline
Managing Editor

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

Chris Byrd, vice president for human resources at University of South Carolina, has been tapped to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). He will join the board on July 1.

Byrd has been a member of CUPA-HR for three years. He currently serves on the association’s learning and professional development committee and CUPA-HR/NACUBO joint task force. He has worked in HR for nearly 31 years — 20 in state government and 11 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 17,000 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.