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December 16, 2015

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

KU’s Research Caliberstrengthen skills and retain top performers

  • This project is complete, but progress will continue to be tracked.
  • Co-hosted Center for Open Science (COS) workshops for increasing openness and reproducibility in quantitative research (135 enrolled).
  • Held quarterly Grant Coordinators Meeting (91 attendees).
  • Held final three class sessions of “Research Administration 101” (64 enrolled; 45 attended at least 8/10 classes and had their participation recorded in the HR Learning Management system).

Pursue System Improvements:  implement tools that increase faculty and administrative efficiency; collaborate with KUMC where feasible

  • ecrt (online effort reporting system) implementation  is underway
  • KUPPS Delegate form added to Image Now
  • Collaboration underway with KU Payroll and SSCs for updated ePAF

KUCR Efficiencystrengthen operations, processes, and overall effectiveness

  • This project is complete, but progress will continue to be tracked.

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Changing for Excellence was the featured cover story in the January, 2015 edition of Business Officer, the official magazine of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). You can read the full story online.

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