Tag: UMass Office of the President

The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

Filed in Featured, General by on January 26, 2017
The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

As a state agency, the University of Massachusetts receives hundreds of public records requests every year.  From Board of Trustees documents to budget and other financial information, each request must be promptly evaluated and filled.  That process often requires considerable staff resources—from the system office and from the campuses. On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker […]

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Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on November 1, 2016
Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Every year, for thirty-two years now, the Commonwealth’s Human Resources Division coordinates the annual Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program (PRP). The Performance Recognition Program is a great way to acknowledge, encourage, and reinforce an individual or team’s outstanding performance. These awards recognize employees who consistently demonstrate innovation, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. The […]

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New University-Wide Elevator Maintenance Contract

Filed in Featured, General by on May 5, 2016
New University-Wide Elevator Maintenance Contract

COLLABORATION The University of Massachusetts System, in a true collaborative initiative, holistically combined the majority of the five campuses’ elevator maintenance requirements into a single Request for Proposal (RFP). The objectives were to develop an enhanced standard for maintenance across the system, drive associated costs down and improve quality of service. In addition to a […]

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Call for Proposals for the 2016 New England HEUG

Filed in Featured, General by on April 19, 2016
Call for Proposals for the 2016 New England HEUG

On August 8-9, 2016, the 3rd Annual New England HEUG Regional User Group Conference will be held in Hyannis, Massachusetts.  The conference is co-chaired by two staff members at University Information Technology Services (UITS) in the UMass Office of the President, Pam Kenyon and Mary Gagliastro. HEUG, which is short for the Higher Education User […]

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Top Articles of Fall 2015

Filed in Featured, General by on December 31, 2015
Top Articles of Fall 2015

As the fall has come to a close, I’d like to feature some of the top articles of this quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the New Responsive Design for the Secure Access Login page, the successful UMass Dartmouth Startup Weekend, UMass Amherst’s innovative and sustainable Design Building, the UMass Program to Support […]

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