9:30 am Online Registration & Networking

9:50 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

  • John Whelan Chief Human Resources Officer, Indiana University

Redefine the Value of Leadership Development for Your Staff, Faculty & Students

10:00 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

Synopsis

  • How can we transform leadership development to drive a culture change throughout our institution?
  • Aligning staff and faculty with the mission and objectives of leaders to boost engagement and trust campus-wide
  • How Stevens Institute of Technology has implemented incentivized leadership goals for every President, VP, and Dean, to cultivate a higher standard and culture of leadership university-wide

10:20 am Discover: Re-inventing the Role of HR in Cultivating Higher Education’s Future Leaders on Campus & Beyond

  • Amanda Bailey Vice President of Human Resources, Brown University

Synopsis

  • What traditional thinking has evolved in light of the public health crisis created by COVID-19 to successfully cultivate leadership?
  • What are new approaches that have emerged as a result of COVID-19 that informs succession planning?
  • Key lessons learned from Brown University’s innovative “Leadership Institute” program

10:40 am Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge to Go the Extra Mile to Invest in Our Students, as Well as Our Staff and Faculty?

  • Warren Petty Vice President of Human Resources, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Amanda Bailey Vice President of Human Resources, Brown University

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:00 am Speed Networking Breakout Session

Leveraging Lessons Learned from Outside Higher Education

11:30 am Discover: Looking to the Corporate Sector for the Inspiration You Need to Transform HR Impact in Your Higher Ed Institution

  • Cheryl Gochis Vice President of Human Resources, Baylor University

Synopsis

  • How can we take inspiration from the corporate sector to cultivate a change mindset and enable the growth of transformational HR in Higher Ed?
  • The new approaches to spearheading internal change management around technology to improve and innovate HR processes
  • Unpack Baylor University’s 2.5 year journey into implementing a new ERP and HRIS system, and how the HR team is leading the project to Go Live on June 1st amidst the COVID 19 crisis

11:50 am Develop: What New Thinking Could HR Leaders in Higher Education Benefit from Adopting to Build a Robust Reputation in the Context of Impending Industry Disruption?

  • Cheryl Gochis Vice President of Human Resources, Baylor University

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:00 pm Networking Break

Champion New Standards for Diversity & Inclusion

12:30 pm Discover: Pushing the Needle on Diversity & Inclusion by Transforming Onboarding for Faculty & Staff

Synopsis

  • What steps do we need to take to better nourish a diverse and inclusive culture through staff and faculty onboarding?
  • What it takes to truly support your institution’s unique culture to successfully build a sense of belonging, civility, and equity across campus
  • How the University of Vermont has transformed the onboarding process for 2,000 faculty and staff to enable new employees feel more engaged with the UVM community

12:50 pm Discover: Transforming the Availability & Use of HR Data Across Campus to Drive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Synopsis

  • What can we do more of to better collate and visualize our HR data, and enable more informed decision making across campus?
  • New approaches to strategizing the provision of HR data, and considerations to make when selecting and implementing a tool to illustrate what’s needed
  • How Carnegie Mellon are transforming the use of HR data in teams, departments, and at a University level to promote transparency and encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion across the institution

1:10 pm Develop: What Do We Need to Stop, Start, and Continue Doing to Make True HR Impact on Diversity & Inclusion?

Synopsis

Output-Based Discussion Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:30 pm Networking Break

2:00 pm Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Higher Education People Leaders

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.

Inspiring Positive Disruption & Building Resilience as a People Leader in Higher Education

Dana Nagengast, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Harvey Mudd College

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

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

2:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

  • John Whelan Chief Human Resources Officer, Indiana University