Annual Strategic Leadership Conference

The Officers of Administration Council and Human Resources are offering an opportunity for OAs to enhance their leadership and management skills, to identify solutions for issues impacting higher education, and to share their expertise with their colleagues.

In response to your feedback in the Workplace Climate Survey, sessions will be geared towards managing change.

Provost Banavar will provide opening remarks, followed by our keynote presenter, Matt Coleman, DEd, Executive Director of inflexion and UO Alumni.  He will be speaking on leading and building trust in times of change.

We are also very excited to offer an additional keynote to kick off the second half of the day with Dean of Students for the Law School, Jennifer Espinola and Associate Director for Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Chris Esparza. They will be presenting on leadership strategies.

We encourage all OAs to attend.  CLICK HERE for a complete list of topics, presenter bios, schedule, and registration!

March OA Council meeting explores issue of implicit bias

Erik Girvan, a UO associate law professor, will talk about implicit bias at the next Officers of Administration Council meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13. The meeting will be in the Redwood Auditorium in the Erb Memorial Union and streamed to UO Portland in Room 150 of the White Stag Block.

Girvan’s research investigates how stereotypes, attitudes and other biases might affect decisions in the legal system and related contexts, such as school discipline decisions. He empirically tests practical ways to reduce or eliminate implicit biases by working with a diverse variety of legal and other professionals.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP for the OA Council meeting.

Open Meeting to discuss University Accreditation and Workplace Climate Survey: February 13, 2018

The next Officers of Administration Council open meeting on Tuesday, February 13 will present information on university accreditation and share the first public look at the results of the workplace climate survey conducted fall term.

Ron Bramhall, Associate Vice Provost of Academic Excellence, and Chuck Triplett, Assistant Vice President for University Initiatives and Collaborations, will present information on university accreditation and how it may impact you.

The OA Council will also share initial results from the workplace climate survey that captured the thoughts and concerns of more than 500 respondents in October-November 2017.

The meeting will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Ford Alumni Center 202 and will be livestreamed to UO Portland at the White Stag Block Room 152. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP for this event.

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu
– Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement
– Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Government and Community Relations
– Micah Sardell, Vice Chair, Information Services
– Katie Bumgardner, Secretary, Office of Internal Audit
– Jill Elizabeth, Professional Development Liaison, School of Law
– Will Hatchet, Engagement Coordinator, Academic Advising
– Stephanie McGee, Campus Partners Liaison, Office of Internal Audit
– Dietrich Moore, Volunteer Coordinator, Services for Student Athletes

Conversations in the Round House Guided Tour

Open Meeting with Provost Banavar, Melanie Muenzer, and Jessie Minton: November 8, 2017

The Officers of Administration Council welcomes Provost Jayanth Banavar, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration and Provost’s Chief of Staff Melanie Muenzer, and Chief Information Officer Jessie Minton, to its monthly open meeting on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom.

UO Portland Officers of Administration can join the meeting live from White Stag Building Room 346.

Provost Banavar will provide us with an overview of onboarding training for department heads, how he can better help OAs, and how OAs can help him to achieve his goals.  There will be a brief question-and-answer session with Melanie Muenzer, and Jessie Minton will update us on Transform IT.

Please RSVP for this event by using the following link:
https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3V4w9cnFJ4rnyEB

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu
– Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement
– Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Academic Extension
– Micah Sardell, Vice Chair, Information Services
– Katie Bumgardner, Secretary, Office of Internal Audit
– Jill Elizabeth, Professional Development Liaison, School of Law
– Will Hatchet, Engagement Coordinator, Academic Advising
– Stephanie McGee, Campus Partners Liaison, Office of Internal Audit
– Dietrich Moore, Volunteer Coordinator, Services for Student Athletes

Annual Meeting with President Michael Schill and VPFA Jamie Moffitt: October 10, 2017

The Officers of Administration Council has invited University of Oregon President Michael Schill, Vice President for Finance and Administration Jamie Moffitt, and a panel of administrative leaders to present at the Officers of Administration Council Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 10, from 2:30pm–4:30pm in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom.

We will also confer this year’s OA Star awards to six individuals from across campus who exemplify exceptional service to the institution.

All Officers of Administration are invited to hear from key leaders regarding the ways in which OAs further the mission, vision, and values of the UO, and the major issues currently facing our institution.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP for this event using the following link.

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fvXBDnrtZ93Vxr

We hope to see you at the event!

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu
– Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement
– Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Academic Extension
– Micah Sardell, Vice Chair, Information Services
– Katie Bumgardner, Secretary, Office of Internal Audit
– Jill Elizabeth, Professional Development Liaison, School of Law
– Will Hatchet, Engagement Coordinator, Academic Advising
– Stephanie McGee, Campus Partners Liaison, Office of Internal Audit
– Dietrich Moore, Volunteer Coordinator, Services for Student Athletes

Open Meeting with Jane Gordon, Jamie Moffitt, and Mike Andreasen

The Officers of Administration Council presents a joint meeting with UO Portland featuring guests:

  • Jane Gordon, Vice Provost for UO Portland (1:30 – 2:00)
  • Jamie Moffitt, Vice President of Finance and Administration and CFO (2:00 – 2:25)
  • Mike Andreasen, Vice President of University Advancement (2:25 – 2:45)

Our guest will join us at our monthly open meeting on Friday, May 19th, from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Columbia 150 and from UO Portland White Stag Wayne Morse Conference Room.

Jane Gordon will give us an overview of UO Portland: the history of UO Portland, a bit about what UO Portland is now, and the vision for UO Portland future.

Mike Andreasen will provide us with an overview of Advancement, the role of Development, an update on the current fundraising campaign, and he will discuss the Knight Campus gift.

Jamie Moffitt will update us on the overall university budget, tuition rates for next year, and share with us changes made in the schools and colleges related to the new budget model.

Please RSVP for this event by using the following link:

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4T2Sg5uTxex5HNz

OA Council Open Meeting

Friday, May 19th, 2017
1:30pm to 2:45pm
Columbia 150 and UO Portland, White Stag Wayne Morse Conference Room

UO Portland Officers of Administration can join members of the OA Council attending from Portland at the White Stag Building in the Wayne Morse Conference Room.

All OAs are welcome and encouraged to attend; we hope to see you at our final open meeting of the year!

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu

  • Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement
  • Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Academic Extension
  • Kelly McIver, Vice Chair, Safety and Risk Services
  • Jane Irungu, Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement, Student Life
  • Ceci Lafayette, Volunteer Coordinator, School of Music and Dance
  • Micah Sardell, Secretary, Information Services
  • Will Hatchet, Academic Advisor, Office of Academic Advising

Open Meeting on Workplace Safety with Haily Griffith and a TransformIT Update With Chris Krabiel, Adriene Lim

The Officers of Administration Council welcomes Haily Griffith, Occupational Health and Safety Manager along with guests Dean of Libraries, Adriene Lim, and University Interim CIO, Chris Krabiel, to its monthly open meeting on Friday, March 17th, from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Columbia 150.

Haily Griffith, Occupational Health and Safety Manager will give a brief overview of workplace safety practices and resources.  Haily will be joined by Adriene and Chris to give the OA community a brief update on the TransformIT initiative as well as an opportunity to answer any questions about the plan.

Please RSVP for this event by using the following link:

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bxPYFR171EKUmlT

OA Council Open Meeting
Friday, March17th, 2017
1:30pm to 2:45pm
Columbia 150

UO Portland Officers of Administration can join the meeting live from the White Stag Building Room 150.

All OAs are welcome and encouraged to attend; we hope to see you at the event!

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu

– Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement

– Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Academic Extension

– Kelly McIver, Vice Chair, Safety and Risk Services

– Leslie Fountain Williams, Finance and Administration, Shared Services

– Jane Irungu, Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement, Student Life

– Ceci Lafayette, Volunteer Coordinator, School of Music and Dance

– Micah Sardell, Secretary, Information Services

– Will Hatchet, Academic Advisor, Office of Academic Advising

Open Meeting with Brett Harris University Ombudsperson and OA Council Updates

The Officers of Administration Council welcomes Brett Harris University Ombudsperson, to its monthly open meeting on Friday, February 17th, from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Columbia 150.

Brett Harris, University Ombudsperson, recently joined the University of Oregon after serving as the Ombudsperson at the University of Mississippi. Brett holds a B.A. in American Studies from Idaho State University and a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law with a degree emphasis in Native American Law. She completed basic and advanced mediation training through the Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution and was a court-approved mediator in Idaho. Prior to establishing the Ombuds office and serving as Ombuds at Ole Miss, Brett served for over two and a half years as a mediation program coordinator for Idaho’s Seventh Judicial Courts, practiced law, and provided mediation and Ombuds services in private practice.

Brett Harris will be accompanied by OA Council Members Larissa Eniss who will share an update on the about to launch 2017 Listening Tour, as well as Jane Irungu and Leslie Wolgamott who will provide a brief update on the upcoming OAC Professional Development Conference.

Please RSVP for this event by using the following link:

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5yTSItz4iGBZEdn

OA Council Open Meeting
Friday, February 17th, 2017
1:30pm to 2:45pm
Columbia 150

UO Portland Officers of Administration can join the meeting live from room White Stag Room 150.

All OAs are welcome and encouraged to attend; we hope to see you at the event!

Presented by the OA Council | oa.uoregon.edu

2016-17 OA Council Members
– Leslie Wolgamott, Chair, University Advancement
– Larissa Ennis, Vice Chair, Academic Extension
– Kelly McIver, Vice Chair, Safety and Risk Services
– Leslie Fountain Williams, Campus Partners Liaison, Police Department
– Jane Irungu, AVP of Student Engagement, Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence
– Ceci Lafayette, Volunteer Coordinator, School of Music and Dance
– Micah Sardell, Secretary, Information Services
– Will Hatchet, Academic Advisor, Office of Academic Advising

Open Meeting with UOPD Chief of Police Matthew Carmichael and HR Director of Talent Acquisition Nancy Nieraeth

The Officers of Administration Council welcomes University of Oregon Police Department Chief of Police Matthew Carmichael and Human Resources Director of Talent Acquisition Nancy Nieraeth, to its monthly open meeting on Friday, January 20th, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Columbia 150.

University of Oregon Police Chief Matthew Carmichael joined the UO in September, coming from the University of California, Davis, where he was the Chief of Police since 2011. He has more than 30 years’ experience in law enforcement. Chief Carmichael will share his enthusiastic and engaging vision for campus safety and policing, and ask OAs about their safety and security concerns, and listen to what they want from their campus police department.

Nancy Nieraeth has been the Director of Talent Acquisition in Human Resources since September 2015. She will speak on the University’s recent transition to the MyTrack talent management system for recruitment management, and corresponding changes to OA position and pay actions practices.

Please RSVP for this event by using the following link:

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0Mxr680g2IiuQTP

OA Council Open Meeting
Friday, January 20th, 2017
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Columbia 150

Portland OAs can attend the meeting streamed live from – White Stag Room 150

All OAs are welcome and encouraged to attend; we hope to see you at the event!

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