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Translating Vision in Action

The scorecard was developed as a direct result of the Vision 2010 Strategic Plan. Producing Vision 2010 involved unprecedented consultation with professors, support staff, students, alumni, donors, community and business members in both Anglophone and Francophone communities. Various consultation tools from discussion papers to pizza parties were used to ensure input from a wide net … Continue reading "Translating Vision in Action"

April 16, 2006


Academic Leadership Development Program for Newly Appointed Department Chairs and Associate Deans (Chairs’ School)

The program has been developed and offered by Staff learning and Development in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, Academic Staff Administration, and Chairs’ Council Executive. A deliberate effort was made to include a wide variety of individuals from the UofA community in preparing content and presenting in the program. For example, the following … Continue reading "Academic Leadership Development Program for Newly Appointed Department Chairs and Associate Deans (Chairs’ School)"

April 16, 2006


Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model

The fully supported faculty/student teaching and learning model is successful as a result of the involvement and commitment of institutional, internal and external stakeholders. Open Learning is a strategic direction of the University of Guelph. In addition, Open Learning seeks to incorporate the other four strategic directions adopted by the University of Guelph in 1995; … Continue reading "Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model"

April 16, 2006


PRIME (Program for Research and Investment Management Excellence)

The PRIME program has been a partnership between the local financial community, the School of Business and central administration from its inception. After agreement in principal was reached between the three groups, the concept was presented the University’s Board Investment Committee, where it received approval. The early success of the program resulted in a portion … Continue reading "PRIME (Program for Research and Investment Management Excellence)"

April 16, 2005


Staff Fitness Program

The McGill Staff Fitness Program is truly a McGill community team initiative that involves academic staff, administrative and support staff, the central administration, and students. The vision and concept for the McGill Staff Fitness Program were developed by three individuals: Kate Williams, former Director, University Relations, Jill Barker, Assistant Manager, Recreation and Fitness, Department of … Continue reading "Staff Fitness Program"

April 16, 2005


Bookstore Book Loan Program

The bookstore worked with the Students Union in developing this program and the setting of the selection criteria. The bookstore manager approached the Students Union with the idea, met with the president and the vp academic of the SU to develop a plan. Scheduling conflicts delayed the application process, which reduced the number of applicants … Continue reading "Bookstore Book Loan Program"

April 16, 2005


Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning

The UBC reading week project demonstrates a high level of commitment to all its stakeholders -students, staff, community members and the institution. Students are invested with important leadership roles in the development and implementation of the reading week projects. Community organizations participate fully in the organization, development and delivery of each individual reading week project. … Continue reading "Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning"

April 16, 2005


Ushop – b2b eProcurement Marketplace

Before the solution was selected over 60 staff members across three campuses representing academic and administrative groups were interviewed to identify the features and functionality that a solution would need to have. Once the solution was selected a steering committee was formed comprised of researchers, divisional business officers, systems, finance and procurement staff. The role … Continue reading "Ushop – b2b eProcurement Marketplace"

April 16, 2005


Support Staff Recognition Award Program

The University of Alberta’s recognition programs are a direct extension of a culture that values and appreciates the contributions and efforts put forth by each and every staff member regardless of job position. In 1998, the University of Alberta established a Workplace Wellness network where representatives all areas of the campus community looked at current … Continue reading "Support Staff Recognition Award Program"

April 16, 2005


Business Process Committee

The Business Process Committee includes representation from Senior Management, financial administration, information technology, student services, human resources, academic, customized training and internal audit. The Committee invites College leaders to many of its biweekly meetings (e.g. Registrar, Director of Human Resources, Director of Admissions, etc). The College’s Senior Leadership Team receives periodic status reports. The format … Continue reading "Business Process Committee"

April 16, 2005


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