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OE Weekly Update – 1/10/20

January 10, 2020

Good afternoon, I hope you all have had a smooth transition back to work after the holiday break. In our first update email of 2020, I want to take the opportunity to thank you all for the incredible support you … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 12/13/19

December 13, 2019

Good afternoon, This will be our last update of 2019. As we close out the year we are continuing to work on the following initiatives: Student Registration: After evaluating registration models used by peer institutions, the Student Registration Design Team … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 10/11/19

October 11, 2019

Dear Colleagues –    Hope you are enjoying this fantastic October weather! If you’ve visited the Operational Excellence website recently, you’ll see we’ve made some new updates. Most notably, the annual report is now available. The first Operational Excellence annual report explores the timeline of the program from its launch in September … Continued

News: The Well – In The Know (9/27/19)

September 27, 2019

The University has a new Travel and Expense site to help employees learn more about travel planning and reimbursement. The cross-campus Operational Excellence Travel and Expense Design Team developed these resources in partnership with University Travel Services.

News: The Well Article (9/23/19)

September 23, 2019

Four staff members were singled out for outstanding contributions to the advancement of Operational Excellence’s mission and goals.

OE Weekly Update – 9/20/19

September 20, 2019

Good afternoon,  We held the September Steering Committee yesterday. During the meeting we shared updates on two new areas the Operational Excellence team plans to explore in Academic Year 2019 – 2020: Data Access and Use and Registrar Process Improvement. With the Steering Committee’s feedback and guidance, we’ll continue to refine … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 9/13/19

September 13, 2019

Good afternoon – I’m pleased to announce the launch of the new Travel and Expenses site, travel.unc.edu. As you may know, this site launch is the culmination of many weeks of work, starting with a policy review to clarify and consolidate existing travel policies. The … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 8/30/19

August 30, 2019

Good afternoon – A quick reminder that today is the last day to submit nominations for the inaugural Operational Excellence Award, which recognizes the outstanding contributions by a staff member to the advancement of Operational Excellence’s mission and goals. This … Continued

OE Weekly Update – 8/23/19

August 29, 2019

Good afternoon – Hope you’re enjoying the last weeks of August. Below are a few items I’d like to highlight this week: On August 19th, the University Gazette published two articles about our work. The first article, “Early successes help … Continued

Weekly Update: August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

Good afternoon – Hope you’ve had a great week! On Monday we held the August Steering Committee meeting and shared the latest updates on the Early Impact, Travel & Expense, HR and Research Teams work. We updated the committee on … Continued