Press Release

June 20, 2017

Donna Popovich, Executive Director of Human Resources at University of Tampa, to Serve as Chair on CUPA-HR Board of Directors

Donna Popovich, executive director of human resources at University of Tampa, has been tapped to serve as chair on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) for the 2017-18 fiscal year. She will begin her term on July 1.

Popovich, a long-time CUPA-HR member, previously served on the association’s board of directors from 2010-13. She has served in several leadership roles at the chapter and region levels of the association, as well, including a term as chair of the Southern Region board of directors and founding member and president of the Florida Chapter.

She’s also served on the association’s annual conference program committee and membership committee, as well as co-chair of the past leader engagement task force. In addition, Popovich has presented at countless CUPA-HR regional and national conferences.

Popovich has served as executive director of HR at University of Tampa for 24 years.

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 23,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at nearly 2,000 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.

Sarah Carson, Marketing Manager, CUPA-HR
Phone: (865) 637-7673


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