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Human Resources News
Mary Lucal has been named associate vice chancellor for human resources. Lucal has been serving as the interim assistant vice chancellor since February and has worked for UT for nearly a decade.
Employees and covered spouses currently enrolled in the Partnership PPO who have been contacted for health coaching in 2015 must complete a biometric health screening by July 15.
Four Human Resources policies have been updated, and the changes are effective May 1, 2015.
Effective June 30, 2015, the pay grade minimums for all regular staff salary schedules will be updated based on a market analysis. As a result, approximately 150 employees will receive pay increases.
A national search is underway for the associate vice chancellor of Human Resources for the Knoxville campus.
Mary Lucal has been named interim assistant vice chancellor for human resources effective February 1. In her interim role, Lucal will provide leadership for the Knoxville campus HR team and continue the work of the HR Work Group. Assistant Vice Chancellor Dan Berryman recently announced his resignation effective January 30 to assume the role of vice chancellor of human resources for the Pima Community College District in Tucson, Arizona. A national search for a permanent replacement will begin in March.
Today is the final day for eligible employees to take the employee engagement survey.
There are just two days left to take the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey.
The 2014 Employee Engagement Survey is well underway and the UT Space Institute and UT Foundation are leading the state for participation rates.