U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 7, 2021

07 October 2021

Here are the key U of A for Tomorrow updates from this week:

Looking ahead at the administrative functional streams

In this four-part weekly series, Vice-President (University Services and Finance), Todd Gilchrist, provides an overview of the upcoming activities and milestones for key initiatives of the SET program as well as case studies to demonstrate recent successes. The first article in this series takes a look at what's ahead for each of the university’s administrative functional areas.

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Recap of Health Sciences Town Hall

Greta Cummings, interim college dean, recaps the first town hall for the College of Health Sciences, which was held earlier this week on October 4.

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Travel and expense claim processing pause/freeze

As previously communicated, the Procurement team has redesigned the review and approval process for Travel & Expense and PER to streamline the current process, reduce complexity, and minimize cost. This new process will be implemented on October 18. All travel, expense and professional expense claims will route to Shared Services for review and approval. To prepare for this implementation, the Centre of Expertise and Shared Services ask for users submitting, reviewing and approving travel, expense and PER claims to be aware of the following pause/freeze dates occurring in October.

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Hiring updates: Manager, Events

External Relations is pleased to announce that Colleen Elliott has accepted the position of Manager, Events.

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Updated Student Services FAQs

Several questions from the September 17 Ask SET Anything: Student Services event have been added to the workstream web page.

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