Concerned that some retirees returning to work for the university might be in jobs that could be filled by unemployed or underemployed workers or those who might be promoted, the University of Colorado Staff Council asked administration officials to place a cap on the time a retiree can work for CU.
Annual All-Staff Council Conference includes salute to Chillemi, Douvres, Medal and Muller.
The group heard updates on the merit pay system, the CU Advocates program, state funding for higher education, and Boulder’s administrative leave policy that addresses school and volunteer activities.
Set for Feb. 21-22 at the University of Colorado Boulder, CU Women Succeeding is free and open to all CU faculty and staff who register.
A redesign of cu.edu will incorporate new technology and a philosophy that will serve all of its users, from faculty and staff to prospective students and parents, and alumni and donors.
The council discussed the benefit, and the comments received, at its regular meeting Nov. 8 at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
If all campus councils agree, the council could use a Boulder document to draft a systemwide resolution urging the Board of Regents to provide support for classified staff raises.
“One of my biggest goals is to make sure people know they have access to affordable health care,” says Hanenberg. “We’re also educating the campus by sending out messages on preventative measures.”
Resolution calls for improved process in determining merit raises.
Members of Faculty Council and system administrators are pursuing the addition of faculty and staff representation on the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust.
Honoring staff who have provided outstanding volunteer service to their campus, the university, and the community.
As in the past, the tuition waiver continues to cover nine credits per year at any CU campus. This year’s much-requested change allows the credit to be transferred from the employee to eligible dependents for use on the campus of employment.
Council members were unanimously in favor of “continuing UBAB’s role.” Council Chair Carla Johnson will develop a formal resolution, which will be reviewed by members before being voted on during the council’s May meeting in Boulder.
In separate meetings Feb. 16, the groups voted unanimously in favor of the proposal that allows university employees to transfer use of the current nine-credit tuition waiver benefit to a dependent child, spouse or partner.
Amid an upcoming administrative policy statement review and concerns about efficacy of the University Benefits Advisory Board (UBAB), a member of the board defended its role as an employee representative group during the regular Feb. 16 meeting of the University of Colorado Staff Council.
Possible incentives the CU wellness program might include in the future: partnerships with exercise franchises such as 24 Hour Fitness, or discounted premiums for those people who can show they’ve visited a wellness facility a certain number of times per month.
Written by Cynthia Pasquale • Issue: December 22, 2011 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus, CU Denver, CU system, CU-Boulder, UCCS • Tags: Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Health and Welfare Trust, Marks, Office of Policy and Efficiency, Staff Council, tuition waiver, UBAB, University of Colorado Hospital
A strategic plan that carries the University of Colorado Colorado Springs into 2020 is geared toward accommodating current growth, shoring up diminishing funding from the state and maintaining the institution’s identity with an emphasis on personal touch.
Some members of the university community have expressed concern over the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust’s wellness program.
University of Colorado Staff Council considered ways to promote and raise its visibility; discussed the effects of House Bill 11-1301 and reviewed details of the fall retreat.
Beginning next week, weekly publication of CU Connections will move from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning.
CU Connections has been redesigned to provide a cleaner look and enable commenting on individual stories.
The University of Colorado Staff Council has elected new officers for 2011-2012. Unanimously elected to the positions are: Chair, Carla Johnson, School of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Campus; Vice Chair, Teena Shepperson-Turner, University Risk Management, system administration; secretary, Dana Drummond, Bursar’s Office, University of Colorado Boulder; treasurer, Tina Collins, Office of the Dean of Students, University [...]
The Board of Regents today voted to approve the $63.5 million package of improvements to the CU-Boulder recreation center, which students overwhelmingly requested earlier this year.