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Blue Sky Human Resources Initiatives

In year three of the Blue Sky Project, the focus is on integrating the plan’s strategies and goals into the organizational structure of the university. Just as the Blue Sky Strategic Plan was developed through an inclusive process, integration will emerge through collaboration.

Completed Blue Sky Human Resources Initiatives:

  • Recruit and hire a replacement for the Associate Vice President for Human Resources who will lead a university-wide renaissance to encourage and support the professional development of faculty and staff (Pathway 3)

Emerging Blue Sky Human Resources Initiatives

  • Develop and implement a Faculty Leadership Academy to provide professional development to the next generation of faculty leaders to enabling strong public advocacy and messaging (Pathway 3) (Shared with Academic Affairs, Innovation and Economic Development)
    • The advent of the Blue Sky Faculty Fellows Program, with 20 outstanding faculty members chosen from among all of the colleges to engage in highly focused professional development and leadership opportunities (Pathways 1, 3)

More detail about Human Resources accomplishments can be read in the Annual Report, Blue Sky Impacts.  Specific documents related to Blue Sky Initiatives can be read in the Blue Sky Archive.