7:30 am Registration & Networking

8:30 am Introduction from the LEAP HR Team

8:40 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks, & Connection Before Content

Rewriting the HR Rulebook for a Future-Ready Institution

8:50 am Discover: Revitalizing HR Systems & Tools to Provide Your Higher Education Workforce with a Modern, Impactful & Needs-Met Service

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

9:10 am 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

9:30 am 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

9:45 am 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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10:05 am Speed Networking & Refreshments

Re-Energize Your Approach to Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow

10:45 am Discover: Implementing Lessons in Leadership Development from the Private Sector to Build Engagement & Reduce Risk in Higher Education

  • Wayne Guthrie Vice President of Human Resources, University of Delaware

11:05 am Discover: Transforming Your Approach to Leadership Development to Drive a High Performing Culture Across Campus

  • Warren Petty Vice President of Human Resources, Stevens Institute of Technology

11:25 am Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to More Effectively Unlock the Potential of Our Campus’ Future Leaders?

  • Wayne Guthrie Vice President of Human Resources, University of Delaware
  • Warren Petty Vice President of Human Resources, Stevens Institute of Technology

11:40 am Action: What Barriers Do You Need to Overcome to Develop a Leadership Team That Will Take Your Institution into the Future?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

 

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12:00 pm Networking Lunch

Break Away from Tradition to Build a High Performing, Engaged Workforce

1:10 pm 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

1:30 pm Discover: Breaking the Mould on Talent Acquisition to Drive Growth & Engagement in Higher Education

  • Julie Auster Chief Human Resources Officer, Yeshiva University

1:50 pm Discover: Challenging Traditional Thinking to Mitigate Hiring Risks in Higher Education

  • Gary Evans Assistant Vice President of Human Resources , State University of New York College at Cortland

2:10 pm 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
  • Julie Auster Chief Human Resources Officer, Yeshiva University
  • Gary Evans Assistant Vice President of Human Resources , State University of New York College at Cortland

2:25 pm Action: What Changes Do You Need to Make to How You Build Your Workforce of Tomorrow?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:45 pm Networking & Refreshments

Transform Performance Management to Repower Your Higher Education Workforce

3:00 pm Discover: Transforming Performance Management & HR Systems to Support a Strong Organizational Culture in Higher Education

3:20 pm 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

3:40 pm Develop: What’s Stopping Us from Taking More Radical Steps with Performance Management in Higher Education?

3:55 pm 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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4:15 pm Networking & Refreshments

4:45 pm Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Higher Education People Leaders

5:45 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day 1

6:00 pm Networking Reception