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Integrated Academic Program Information: Informing Decisions through Integrated Systems Data Intelligence

York University recently embarked on an institution wide program review (AAPR) that examined every administrative and academic program. A key requirement was the development of a comprehensive data set to support academic programs. York’s Office of Institutional Planning and Analysis designed and developed the data set under the direction of the AAPR data committee. The … Continue reading "Integrated Academic Program Information: Informing Decisions through Integrated Systems Data Intelligence"

April 16, 2015


The Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group: An innovative approach to classroom planning and resource management

Tue Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group (TLSWG) process could be adapted or transferred to other postsecondary institutional settings. Specific features integral to success include: – Shared leadership by co-chairs from academic and operations sides of the institution – A single source of funding paired with a collaborative decision-making body composed of all stakeholders in … Continue reading "The Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group: An innovative approach to classroom planning and resource management"

April 16, 2014


University Manager 2013 Summer

Looking at Ancillary Services through a Wide Lens: Maximizing Revenue from Ancillary Services

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June 17, 2013


University Manager 2012 Summer

State of Mind – Addressing Mental Health Issues on University Campuses | Student Housing Workshop: A Thought Provoking Discussion | Effective Implementation of IT Governance – From Top to Bottom

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September 17, 2012


Transforming Human Resources: A Holistic Approach to Service

Without increasing the complement of staff, Human Resources completely changed its approach to client service. From the physical environment in the reception area to the additional operating hours, a totally new culture has taken hold. Now, as a matter of course, staff go the extra mile for their clients. By moving away from specialists at … Continue reading "Transforming Human Resources: A Holistic Approach to Service"

April 16, 2010


“Books on Beds” Initiative

Students and administrators hatched the idea at a focus group session on improving services to students. The concept was further developed and used as a tem building exercise among bookstore, residence, print shop, mail and residence custodial staff. The importance of earlier textbook adoptions was communicated to faculty with some success. The program is well … Continue reading "“Books on Beds” Initiative"

April 16, 2010


goSAFE

The York University community was actively involved in the reorganization of this service. It was crucial to obtain the feedback and input from the York Community with respect to the demand for service, utilization, experience, and suggestions for improvement. There were focus groups with internal unionized staff members who work in the field and various … Continue reading "goSAFE"

April 16, 2010


The Value of Energy Audits and Conservation Initiatives for all Campuses

The City of Kelowna discharges 28 million litres of wastewater per day into Lake Okanagan. The Wastewater Heat Réclamation project is using up to six million litres of this water as its source. By allowing OUC to use this wastewater, the City has contributed to the energy savings aspect of the project by approximately $100,000 … Continue reading "The Value of Energy Audits and Conservation Initiatives for all Campuses"

April 16, 2010


University Manager 2010 Spring

The Future is in the ‘Cards’: Changes in the Credit/Debit Card Environment | FFELP (Federal Family Education Loan Program)

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April 16, 2010


Good Ideas Contest

The Good Ideas Contest resulted in the transformation of ideas into concrete changes at the University of Ottawa. Students benefited from the creation of a new orientation week at the starting of the winter semester; water and energy usage from restroom facilities were reduced; a Bike-Share Program was initiated to allow community members to use … Continue reading "Good Ideas Contest"

April 16, 2009


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