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Casey Cook
Chief Human Resources Officer
The University of Chicago

LEAP: Transforming the role of HR by building a future ready, best-in-class institution with a unified mission.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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?

1:10 pm | Discover: Break Away from Traditional HR Practices in Higher Education to Unite Your Faculty, Staff & Students

Donna Bonaparte
Chief Human Resources Officer
Babson College

LEAP: Re-inventing the role of CHRO as leading the way in creating an agile institution.

John Whelan
Chief Human Resources Officer
Indiana University

LEAP: Ripping up the rulebook in leadership development to revitalize employee engagement.

Renisha Gibbs
Associate Vice President for Human Resources and F&A Chief of Staff
Florida State University

LEAP: Refocusing the remit of CHROs to enhance diversity & inclusion across campus.

Samer Samman
Chief Human Resources Officer
KAUST

LEAP: Transforming HR impact & business buy-in by providing a needs-met service.

Dr. Emily Weinacker
Chief Human Resources Officer
Yavapai College

LEAP: Transforming the use of systems and tools to support a revitalized organizational culture

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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

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

Anthony Ray
Chief Human Resources Officer
Elgin Community College

LEAP: Challenging traditional thinking around employee engagement in higher education

Julie Auster
Chief Human Resources Officer
Yeshiva University

LEAP: Rewriting the recruitment rulebook for a future-proof campus workforce

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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?

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

Mia Basic
most recently Chief Human Resources Officer
University of La Verne

LEAP: Utilizing technology to transform total rewards in higher education.

Tim Rich
Chief Human Resources Officer
University of Northwestern – St. Paul

LEAP: Resetting leadership standards in higher education with lessons learned from the for-profit sector.

Julie Goonewardene
Chief Talent & Innovation Officer and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor
The University of Texas System

LEAP: Investing in extra mile learning & development opportunities to enable student populations to succeed both during and after education.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

8:50 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?

8:10 am | Discover: Re-imagining the Role of HR to Transform Learning & Development Opportunities for Your Students

Amanda Bailey
Vice President of Human Resources
Brown University

LEAP: Transforming HR impact on the development of future leaders across the higher education industry.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

8:50 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?

8:30 am | Discover: Re-inventing the Role of HR in Cultivating Higher Education’s Future Leaders on Campus & Beyond

Wayne Guthrie
Vice President of Human Resources
University of Delaware

LEAP: Leveraging lessons from the private sector to transform leadership development in higher education.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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

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

Cheryl Gochis
Vice President of Human Resources
Baylor University

LEAP: Setting the tone for campuswide change through HR leadership inspired by the corporate sector.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

10:25 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?

9:45 am | Discover: Looking to the Corporate Sector for the Inspiration You Need to Transform HR Impact in Your Higher Ed Institution

Warren Petty
Vice President of Human Resources
Stevens Institute of Technology

LEAP: Transforming culture through a unique approach to leadership development.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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

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

Wanda Heading-Grant
Vice President of Human Resources & Diversity
University of Vermont

LEAP: Rethinking how to boost diversity and inclusion to transform campus culture and engagement.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

12:20 pm | Develop: What Do We Need to Stop, Start, and Continue Doing to Make True HR Impact Where Our Institutions Need It Most?

12:00 pm | Discover: Pushing the Needle on Diversity & Inclusion by Transforming Onboarding for Faculty & Staff

David Blake
Vice President of Administration
California Western School of Law

LEAP: Unleashing potential in higher education through corporate-style approaches to performance management.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

3:40 pm | Develop: What’s Stopping Us from Taking More Radical Steps with Performance Management 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

Toni Whalen
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Jefferson Community & Technical College

LEAP: Utilizing HR experience from across the corporate world to drive a higher education institution into the future.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

10:25 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?

10:05 am | Discover: Leveraging Corporate Experience to Transform HR & Build a Unique Reputation as Both a School & Employer of Choice

Lori Erickson
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
East Tennessee University

LEAP: Revitalizing HR culture to drive transformed service delivery across campus.

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

LEAP: Challenging traditional thinking to reduce risk in hiring across campus.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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

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?

Tracey Donaldson
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Ocean County College

LEAP: Re-creating a foundational HR structure to impact significant change in higher education.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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?

9:10 am | Discover: Transforming Legacy People Strategies to Take HR Impact to New Heights Across Campus

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

LEAP: Transforming HR impact & delivery for next-level engagement.

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

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?

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

Susan Norton
Vice President of Human Resources
Augusta University LEAP: Driving an HR model

LEAP: Driving an HR model  that is true to the needs of each individual university.

Sally Madden
Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Rosalind Franklin University

LEAP: Challenging transaction-based HR thinking in higher education.

Day Two

Wednesday June 17, 2020

12:20 pm | Develop: What Do We Need to Stop, Start, and Continue Doing to Make True HR Impact Where Our Institutions Need It Most?

11:40 am | Discover: Re-Energize & Refocus HR Goals to Champion Culture Change Across Your University

Dana Nagengast
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Harvey Mudd College

LEAP: Reimagining the role of HR as the change agent of higher education.

Ellie Trott
Head of Content - LEAP HR
Hanson Wade

Day One

Tuesday June 16, 2020

8:30 am | Introduction from the LEAP HR Team