by Tadu Yimam
Health-care reform and workforce challenges in the aftermath of the recession were among the wide-ranging topics covered at NACUBO's Annual Meeting in San Francisco and CUPA-HR's Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans. Here's a recap of several key sessions.
What most frustrates and motivates your chief business officer? NACUBO's first national census of CFOs at U.S. higher education institutions provides insight about their career paths, areas of responsibility, and plans for career advancement.
by Karla Hignite
Kyle Cavanaugh, Duke University's vice president for human resources, shares his institution's efforts to communicate accurate and timely information to faculty, staff, and retirees about the impact of the new health-care law on their benefits.
by Karen Hutcheson and Carolyn Wong
A recent Sibson Consulting survey finds that while more higher education institutions are rethinking how rewards link with employee performance, significant work remains to raise the bar on their performance-management programs.
by Daniel J. Rodas and Mindy Kornberg
No matter how you handle it, workforce reductions are painful business. From the depths of the economic recession, Long Island University and the University of Washington took two different approaches to address stark budgetary realities. Daniel J. Rodas and Mindy Kornberg, vice president for human resources for LIU and UW, respectively, offer insights and lessons learned from the difficult decisions each institution had to make.