Concurrent Sessions

Day and Time
Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon

Academic HR; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy


Summit 6

HR as Captain: Keeping the Ship on Course When Faculty Unions Make Waves

Explore the strategic advantage of utilizing HR as experts for academic collective bargaining and contract administration. Through a lively exploration of real-life strategies and case studies, you'll learn how to create and maintain harmonious relationships and minimize litigation risk when dealing with faculty and graduate assistant unions. Attendees will discover strategies to educate academic leaders on the value of HR while improving contract compliance.

Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, and Rebecca Peterson, Associate Director of Faculty Relations-Human Resources, both of Florida State University