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Floor plans, UCOP LinkedIn group: Latest Efficiency ideas to be implemented

UC President Janet Napolitano updated the UCOP community on the latest ideas slated for implementation from among those submitted to the Efficiency Review website.

Darryl Brown of UCPath

10-second bio: Darryl Brown’s path from Six Flags New Jersey to UCPath

UCPath Building Manager Darryl Brown loves what he calls the UC "headquarters" experience, but his favorite job ever was performing at Six Flags Amusement Park in New Jersey.

Zoanne Nelson

Zoanne Nelson appointed chief of staff to EVP Brostrom

Zoanne Nelson assumes her new role April 22, succeeding Michael Reese, who departed earlier this month to join UC Merced Business and Administrative Services.

Learning and Development catalog cover

You asked and UCOP delivered: New development class offerings

You’ve asked for additional offerings, and now UCOP Learning and Development is delivering more sessions, including additional sections in Excel and a new class in HTML skills.

Staff Engagement steering committee

April 2: Final Staff Engagement update on Communications recommendations

The Staff Engagement Initiative will hold one more brown bag to update the UCOP community on progress being made on the work group recommendations, April 2, in 5320 Franklin.

Brown bags on preapproval process for consultants offered April 4 and 7

Brown bags will be offered on April 4 and 7 to review and answer questions about UCOP’s new preapproval process for hiring outside consultants and independent contractors.

Cover of Lean In, book by Sheryl Sandberg

Are You My Mentor? Next Lean In conversation April 3

The Lean In series of facilitated conversations about women’s empowerment in the workplace continues April 3, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Laurel Room, 1111 Broadway, 7th floor.

Comments invited on personnel policy 62, Corrective Action, by May 8

UC has revised Personnel Policy for Staff Members (PPSM) 62 on Corrective Action. Please send your comments to ELR Manager Michael Lum by May 8.

UCOP CFO Peter Taylor

Chief Financial Officer Peter Taylor to leave UCOP, President Napolitano announces

CFO Peter Taylor will leave UCOP, effective April 25, to take a position as president of a new foundation focused on improving educational outcomes, particularly among the underserved.

New pre-approval process for hiring outside consultants begins March 25

UCOP is implementing a new pre-approval process that takes effect today, March 25, 2014, designed to optimize internal resources before spending money on outside contractors.