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News & Updates

June 28, 2016

Sean Jackson will step into the executive director position for Ufirst, effective August 8, 2016. He is charged with leading the implementation phase of the HR transformation project, and he serves as the primary change agent to advance UVA’s goals and priorities.


January 7, 2016

Pat Hogan remarks on 2015 initiatives and progress and looks ahead at 2016.


October 7, 2015

OE and Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services recently completed an eight-week Travel and Expense redesign pilot resulting in a simplified process for booking trips and processing expense reports.


September 04, 2015

The HR Strategic Design Initiative aims to create a long-term strategic vision and a high-performing, efficient model for HR to advance the University’s goals and priorities. Project leadership recently announced team leads for the various workstreams.


June 22, 2015

Sarah Collie, Assistant Vice President for Organizational Excellence, was named a 2015 Leader for Change by NCCI, the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation. She is one of only two honorees selected from across the country to receive this prestigious award. Sarah will be recognized at the NCCI Annual Conference in Nashville in July.


May 04, 2015

ResearchUVA provides a single entry point for all research-related financial and compliance sites. It provides access to track/view research proposals and awards and manage grants and contracts. 


March 19, 2015

As part of the HR Strategic Design initiative, a group of 50 University stakeholders, HR professionals and members of the HR Design Advisory Council across the academic division and the health system participated in a multi-day initial-state design session.