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Monthly Staff Council Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
JBH
30:33
diane you are on mute
Facilities - Ryan Buford
32:19
here
Facilities - Ryan Buford
44:51
Question: I like the concept of this model and the diversification standpoint. As a concept it makes sense, but I'm curious about the evidence to back it. There are no case studies or comparisons within the white paper. The shift to RCM models has been around for the past 10-12 years by universities all over. Can you provide some form of basis to demonstrate that THIS model will work as our model moving forward?
Facilities - Ryan Buford
49:39
Thank you. Follow-up: Drexel University did this back in 2012.They included a sort of optional investment
Diane McGarry
49:40
With this model, when would departments find out their budget each year for planning purposes?
Facilities - Ryan Buford
50:39
The optional investment allows well performing units to subsidize low performing units by choice to help them improve if they fit the mission. Is that possible with this model?
bogar
52:05
Is Ryan's question specific to Facilities operations, which are traditionally operating in the red? so subsidizing within the unit
Facilities - Ryan Buford
52:05
sorry, I don't have a mic or camera on my work computer.
bogar
56:04
as a member of a program prioritization group who just finished up on the academic unit reviews - we were under the understanding non-academic unit reviews were on the docket, but I recently was told review of non-academic units was no longer on the list of tasks UI plans to perform.. can you provide an update with respect to those plans? My apologies if I missed this if it was previously addressed?
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:01:58
Another question: The timeline seems pretty aggressive to implement by FY22. Most of what I've seen with these from recommendations to implementations both in theory and practice take 3-4 years before they're locked in. Is there a reason to accelerate and if so, are there risks of rushing this that we should consider?
elainam
01:05:08
We are hearing whisperings of potentially more holdbacks from the state. Really hoping that doesn't happen, but what are your thoughts-President Green or Brian Foisy?
Carry Salonen
01:09:02
The look of our campus helps attract and retain students. After touring our campus, either in person or virtually, parents may feel more at ease about sending their child to a well kept institution. What funding mechanisms will be in place to address deferred building maintenance?
Carry Salonen
01:13:12
The budget model states on page 4 that funding for university operations will expand and contract based on enrollment, performance to increase operating efficiencies, span of control and collaboration. But on page 5, it states a portion of the funds from increased enrollment going to the university core operations will be used for UI Strategic Initiatives and Priorities. When enrollment is above the high degree of confidence number, what % of the increase will actually go to the university core operations to increase their operations to meet the student enrollment growth?
Carry Salonen
01:15:07
Thank you!
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:15:29
do grants/gifts/etc. play into this model at all?
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:15:37
endowments, etc.
Brian Foisy
01:16:21
Ryan, this is a Gen Ed model. But we are certainly considering the impact of all fund sources on the university's net position.
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:16:32
got it. thanks!
Brian Foisy
01:17:56
Ryan, appreciate your thoughtful questions. We will be forming a committee to work on the many implementation issues over the coming year. The white paper simply establishes the concepts and principles for the new model.
bogar
01:18:06
IS there a reference timeline for which buildings open when?
lclott
01:23:08
Would employees who take unpaid FML be exempt from the furloughs?
Amy Kingston
01:23:38
Re: furloughs - Are there any sample numbers of what that sliding scale for tier two looks like in terms of hours?
Leslie Hammes
01:26:53
if buildings reopen June 1, will all employees be expected to return to the office at that point?
Leslie Hammes
01:28:48
thank you!
Michelle Beagley
01:29:15
Some are worried about taking the 24 hours after june 28th with the mass exit of retirees, is there anyway that the 24 hours could be taken before june 24th? They did note they read the memo but it may be more difficult to get that time off after all the retirees leave.
Arvilla Daffin
01:29:50
I've heard from my college even the "soft funded" people will have to do furloughs. My concern is for those of us that have zero gen ed funding (100% donation and grants), are we still going to be expected to take the furlough?
mflick
01:30:14
Thank you Wes!
bogar
01:30:52
thank you for allowing employees to spread that out over 6 months... that will ease the impact of income loss for those living paycheck to paycheck
Sammantha Green
01:31:17
Do we have until June 2021 to take the furlough or is it December 2020?
Erin Mack
01:31:25
If the answer to Arvilla's question is yes, I have a lot of follow-up questions
Kallie Yielding
01:33:04
I have had questions about people who are fully funded by grants, are they expected to take furlough? they wonder how that will help the big picture?
Leslie Hammes
01:35:58
can you give us an idea when to expect individual sliding scale furlough hours?
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:38:14
thanks for the hard work on this paper and the model. makes sense.
Debbie
01:38:39
Thanks for eveyone's hard work n this paper.
Brian Foisy
01:38:48
We should have final furlough assignments in June. We have to await faculty and staff feedback.
Leslie Hammes
01:39:12
thanks brian.
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:41:12
yay
Emily Tuschhoff
01:42:44
WOOHOO!
Erin Mack
01:43:01
Great job Emily!!
Erika Crossland
01:43:02
YAY
Erin Mack
01:43:05
and all of us :)
Debbie
01:43:06
Good job! Yay!
Leslie Hammes
01:43:19
this was a huge task and it's a great update
Debbie
01:46:02
Great job Cari! Thanks for all that you do!
Facilities - Ryan Buford
01:49:53
thanks to all who voted to keep us on board.
Emily Tuschhoff
01:51:01
Thanks for your leadership Chad!
JBH
01:51:55
Ian, have the Staff awards been announced?
Ian Leibbrandt
01:53:26
thanks all - especially our team:)
Emily Tuschhoff
01:54:32
Tobacco cessation resources are open to all! It's always been available by zoom.
Debbie
01:56:49
Thanks Stefanie for your leadership!
Leslie Hammes
02:03:46
I really appreciate the weekly summary emails
Leslie Hammes
02:03:56
from ben
Charles Tibbals
02:05:59
I forgot to add. Barbara Kirchmeier will be the new Faculty Senate Chair and Russel Meeuf will be the new Faculty Senate Vice-Chair.
Charles Tibbals
02:10:25
B. FUNCTION.B-1. Ubuntu will promote the values of respect, understanding, and fairness within our diverse university experience; review university policies and programs affecting under-represented and/or under-served students, staff, and faculty in consultation with appropriate representatives as necessary across campus; recommend changes and additions in university policies and programs that enhance student/staff/faculty success and advancement. [See also 4340.]B-2. Ubuntu will monitor and advance the university�s affirmative action and equal opportunity programs [see FSH 3060] being a strong and active voice ensuring that the university�s programs, activities and services are accessible to persons with learning, sensory, physical and other disabilities. The committee will also work closely with the Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee (ADA) to identify relevant rules and regulations pertaining to specific affirmative action and equal opportunity problems at the university. Ubuntu
Charles Tibbals
02:11:31
All University Level Committees are described here: https://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/fsh/1640.html
Erika Crossland
02:17:12
Have a great summer everyone!
Johanna Mora
02:17:18
Thank you all
Debbie
02:17:20
Thanks Chad!
Debbie
02:17:25
Thanks to you all.