Risk Management, Compliance & Public Policy
SESSION 1
10/21/2019
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 2
10/21/2019
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
SESSION 3
10/21/2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
10/22/2019
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 5
10/22/2019
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
SESSION 6
10/22/2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions Sponsored by:  

Description:GDPR, recruitment and OFFCP audits — compliance never rests. You communicated the need to respond, advocated for resources, advised about the risks, and when met with resistance, were masterfully strategic in educating and finding manageable solutions. Now, pressures on the institution have changed. Suddenly, you are asked why HR has not done more. Learn how we, as HR professionals, can refine our skill set, adopt new strengths and acquire better armor to continue to do our jobs bravely and collaboratively.
SPEAKERS:Jan Myers, Compensation Director; Helena Rodrigues, Associate Vice President of Human Resources; and Allison Vaillancourt, Vice President, Business Affairs & Human Resources, all of The University of Arizona
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Crest 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy; Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Most institutions deliver sexual harassment training in the workplace, but research says it is likely not enough to move the needle on this critical issue. Join this session to learn a new framework for building an institution-wide, comprehensive sexual harassment prevention effort for faculty and staff. Learn how this framework has been used to strengthen efforts at one university, and take away key questions and considerations to begin building your institution’s prevention strategy.
SPEAKERS:Kathleen Donohoe, Associate Director of Human Resources Policy, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Elizabeth Bille, Senior Director of Harassment Prevention, and Holly Rider-Milkovich, Senior Director of Prevention Education, both of EVERFI
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Crest 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Examine the components of an effective conflict coaching model that HR professionals can use to support leaders, managers and employees during conflict. Learn basic skills you can apply to begin a conflict coaching practice in your workplace and gain insights for adding conflict coaching to your HR consultation toolbelt.
SPEAKERS:Dan Griffith, Director of Conflict Resolution and Dialogue Programs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Crest 1/2
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Using dispute resolution measures has only recently been embraced as a viable alternative to traditional complaint and grievance processes. This session will examine conceptualization and implementation challenges from two distinct perspectives: a large, national institution and a local, regional institution. This session will also contrast the challenges of the start-up center with the challenges of maintaining a large, extremely active dispute resolution center.
SPEAKERS:David Giles, Ph.D., Credentialed Mediator and Employee Relations Specialist, Texas A&M University–Commerce
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Crest 3
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:In May of 2018, an accidental fire occurred on the roof of Hale Library at Kansas State University. Five stories below the roof, in the basement, sat the data center housing HRIS. 450,000 gallons of water poured into the library, and the data center began to take on water. Servers were covered in plastic and shut off. How did the university react when the data center was shut down? This session will discuss the aftermath and what institutions should be thinking about and planning for.
SPEAKERS:Jay Stephens, Vice President for Human Capital Services, Kansas State University
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Summit 9
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Learn about the issues that led to the 20-day faculty strike by the AAUP chapter at Wright State University. We will share HR's key learnings from this experience, such as implementing an off-cycle healthcare modification, reducing academic faculty pay on a day-by-day basis, supporting the university president and trustees in changing an environment that was highly favorable to unionized faculty, and preventing issues with staff and other groups.
SPEAKERS:Emily Hamman, Director Talent Management and Staff Labor Relations, and Shari Mickey-Boggs, Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, both of Wright State University Main Campus
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Summit 5
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Academic HR; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description: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.
SPEAKERS:Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, and Rebecca Peterson, Associate Director of Faculty Relations-Human Resources, both of Florida State University
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Summit 6
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Academic HR; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:During this interactive session, we’ll discuss some of this year's blockbuster cases. We'll then review a few of the most important higher ed labor and employment law decisions of 2019. Hear the facts and learn about the precedent and argument for each. Then, test your own knowledge by judging for yourself which side won each case. The winner in each case will be revealed and questions answered along the way. The decisions are tough for most of these cases which will make for an exciting discussion for all participants.
SPEAKERS:Ira Shepard, CUPA-HR's General Counsel, Saul Ewing Arnstrein and Lehr
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Summit 2/3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:During this interactive session, we’ll discuss some of this year's blockbuster cases. We'll then review a few of the most important higher ed labor and employment law decisions of 2019. Hear the facts and learn about the precedent and argument for each. Then, test your own knowledge by judging for yourself which side won each case. The winner in each case will be revealed and questions answered along the way. The decisions are tough for most of these cases which will make for an exciting discussion for all participants.
SPEAKERS:Ira Shepard, CUPA-HR's General Counsel, Saul Ewing Arnstrein and Lehr
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
ROOM:Summit 2/3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:In this session, two university attorneys will address institutional legal obligations pertaining to sexual misconduct in the employment setting. The session will explore the status of the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations on Title IX and their applications, if any, to employment. The session will also explore litigation trends, focusing on actions where Title VII and Title IX intersect in the employment context. Presenters will distill practical tips from the case law to guide HR practitioners as they navigate these challenging issues and will offer practical guidance regarding what institutions should be doing to prepare for and/or implement federal regulations.
SPEAKERS:Lucy France, General Counsel, University of Montana; Naomi Levelle Haslitt, Partner, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP; and Panel Moderator: Holly Peterson, Associate Director of Legal Resources, National Association of College & University Attorneys
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Crest 4
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Learn how to use a consistent approach that supports academic leaders when addressing conflicts and conduct concerns with faculty, and also lays the groundwork for a more serious approach if concerns continue. From a central academic HR office, tracking these incidents highlights trends so the university knows specific units that need more focused attention. Additionally, the approach provides helpful information to consider when creating focused training and development for the broader campus population.
SPEAKERS:Binnie Singh, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of California Davis
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
ROOM:Summit 2/3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
SESSION_TITLE:Washington Update
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which Congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
SPEAKERS:Josh Ulman, Chief Government Relations Officer, and Basil Thomson, Government Relations Specialist, both of CUPA-HR
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
ROOM:Crest 1/2
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which Congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
SPEAKERS:Josh Ulman, Chief Government Relations Officer, and Basil Thomson, Government Relations Specialist, both of CUPA-HR
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
ROOM:Crest 1/2
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy