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by CUPA-HR

higher-education-hr-newsHere are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection

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Facilitating the Transgender Transition of an Employee

by Gayle Kiser

More than 335 institutions registered to participate in last week’s CUPA-HR webinar “The Transgender Transition in the Workplace.”

As a growing number of states enact laws banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity, the issue of transgender transition of employees is surfacing in more and more workplaces, including higher education institutions.

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Higher Education HR News

by CUPA-HR

higher-education-hr-newsHere are news highlights from this week’s KC Connection

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Resources to Prepare Your Campus for Transgender Transitions

by Gayle Kiser

If an employee approached you and said “I plan to change my gender,” would you know what to do? Transgender issues are being talked about like never before — from court cases determining rights of transgenders in the military to college campuses determining how to handle dormitory assignments, bathroom usage and health insurance coverage.

The presenters of the upcoming CUPA-HR webinar  The Transgender Transition in the Workplace recommend several resources to expand your knowledge on the topic of transgender transition.

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Keynotes, Connections and Concurrents: A Winning Combination for This Year’s Annual Conference

by CUPA-HR

Institutions from all 50 U.S. states and nine countries were represented at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2013 in Las Vegas, as more than 1,400 people came together to discuss some of the toughest and most pressing topics affecting the higher ed HR community.

Here are some of our favorite snapshots and other highlights from the conference.

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3 Low-Cost Ideas for Engaging Employees With Campus Leaders

by Gayle Kiser

In 2008, The George Washington University launched the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program, a series of networking and professional development events focused on developing capacity within the five performance factors evaluated for every employee. Open to all staff members, the program encouraged participants to lead "from where they are," and provided unique opportunities for engagement with campus leadership.

In the session “LEADing the Way: A Leadership Development Case Study for Employee Engagement” at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2013, Brittnay Buckner shared details about nine of LEAD events.

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