Leading Change & Enabling Organizational Agility in the Midst of Mass Global Disruption
9:50am – 11:00am EST | 6:50am – 8:00am PST

Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • John Whelan Chief Human Resources Officer, Indiana University

Opening Panel: Exploring the Role of HR in Higher Education’s New Normal: Leveraging Lessons Learned to Create Opportunity from Disruption

  • Kyle Cavanuagh Vice President of Administration, Duke University
  • Colleen Dutton Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Nikki Martin Executive Director of Human Resources, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Isaac Dixon Associate Vice President - Human Resources, Portland State University
  • John Whelan Chief Human Resources Officer, Indiana University

Action: What Should We Stop, Start, & Continue in our HR Leadership Strategies to Support our Institutions Through Global Disruption?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

 

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Speed Networking Break Out Session
11:00am EST | 8:00am PST

Rewriting the HR Rulebook for a Future-Ready Institution
11:30am – 12:45pm EST | 8:30am – 9:45am PST

Discover: Leveraging Infrastructure & Tools to Redefine the Status of HR as a Strategic Business Department in Higher Education

  • Adam Weikel Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Service , University of Virginia

Discover: Transforming Legacy People Strategies to Take HR Impact to New Heights Across Campus

  • Tracey Donaldson Assistant Vice President of Human Resources , Ocean County College

Develop: How Do We Get More Innovative in the Approach We Take to Prepare Our Universities & Colleges for the Higher Education Industry of the Future?

  • Adam Weikel Assistant Vice President of Human Resources Service , University of Virginia
  • Tracey Donaldson Assistant Vice President of Human Resources , Ocean County College

Action: What Can You Do More of to Set Your Institutions Up for Future Success?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

 

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Networking Break
12:45pm EST | 9:45am PST

Break Away from Tradition to Build a High Performing, Engaged Workforce
1:15pm – 2:30pm EST | 10:15am – 11:30am PST

Discover: Break Away from Traditional HR Practices in Higher Education to Unite Your Faculty, Staff & Students

  • Casey Cook Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Chicago

Discover: Re-Energize & Refocus HR Goals to Champion Culture Change Across Your University

  • Sally Madden Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Rosalind Franklin University

Develop: What Lessons Can Higher Education HR Leaders Learn When It Comes to Enabling & Driving a More Strategic Approach to Workforce Planning?

  • Casey Cook Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Chicago
  • Sally Madden Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Rosalind Franklin University

Action: What Changes Do You Need to Make to How You Approach Culture for Your Students, Staff & Faculty?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

Networking Break Out Session
2:30pm EST | 11:30am PST

Transform Performance Management to Repower Your Higher Education Workforce
3:00pm – 4:15pm EST | 12:00pm – 1:15pm PST

Discover: Transforming Performance Management & HR Systems to Support a Strong Organizational Culture in Higher Education

Discover: Bringing Lessons Learned from the Corporate Sector to Higher Education through Performance Management: The Marriage of Potential & Merit

  • David Blake Vice President of Administration, California Western School of Law

Develop: What’s Stopping Us from Taking More Radical Steps with Performance Management in Higher Education?

Action: How Can You Take Inspiration from Forward- Thinkers to Make an Impact on Performance Management at Your Institution?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

 

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Networking Break Out Session
4:15pm EST | 1:15pm PST

Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Higher Education People Leaders
4:45pm – 5:30pm EST | 1:45pm – 2:30pm PST

Uncover the story behind the higher education industry’s HR leaps in one quick-fire session. Each of the tables is hosted by a leader who will tell the story of their leap; you then get the chance to question the host before moving on to your next table.

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Enabling Organizational Agility through your Role as a Business & HR Leader: How to Build & Embed a Toolkit for Success in Times of Mass Disruption

Joyce Ingram, Chief of Staff for Finance & Administration, & Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Florida A&M University

Delving Into Critical Conversations that Enhance Yet Simplify the Hiring Process

Trey Wright, Managing Partner, Kaye/Bassman International

Dr. Richard Jordan, Senior Search Consultant, Higher Education Practice, Kaye/ Bassman International

Leveraging a “Gig Economy” Model to Maintain Workforce Engagement & Productivity Throughout COVID-19 & Beyond

Lori Koval, Interim Director of Talent Solutions, University of Delaware

Rethinking Professional Development in Higher Education to Boost Engagement & Retention

Kurt Ackman, Vice President – Higher
Education, Cornerstone OnDemand

Championing Non- Traditional Approaches to Employee Engagement on
Campus & Beyond to Take HR Impact to the Next Level

Anthony Ray, Chief Human Resources Officer, Elgin Community College

5:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day 1

  • John Whelan Chief Human Resources Officer, Indiana University