Featured Speakers, May 21, 2013 Transition Advisory Team Meeting
FEATURED PRESENTATIONSLSU Transition Advisory Team MeetingMay 21, 2013
Donna Torres, Associate Vice Chancellor for Accounting andFinancial ServicesADMINISTRATIVE SERVICESSUB-COMMITTEESHARED SERVICES
Shared Services3Institution FormalSolicitationsProfessional ServicesPROSystemFacilities PropertyManage-mentFin/Acct/PayrollBenefitAdminLacarteCardLSU Y Y Y Y Y Y YLSU Alex N N Y N Y Y YLSU Eunice N N Y N Y Y YLSU Ag C Y* N Y Y/N*** Y Y YLSU Law C Y N Y N Y** Y YPBRC Y N Y N N Y YLSUSystemY Y Y Y Y Y Y*LSU Ag creates own PO’s up to $25k and LSU does formal solicitations**Reports to LPAA directly from Institution***LSU maintains buildings located on campus
Administrative ServicesFinance and Revenue Sub-Committee Task Force4The Administrative Services Task Force will focus on improvingefficiency, identifying barriers, and adopting service structuresthrough analysis of internal university processes, externalregulatory impediments, insurance and riskmanagement, employee benefits, and the LA GRAD Act 2.0.
Administrative Services Task Force5 Insurance and risk management – bigopportunities here Environmental Health and Safety Systems consolidations Legacy system, Accounting, ERP Professional services contracts Formed procurement task force – big opportunitieshere GRAD Act extension to HSCS and HSCNO andmodifications of GRAD Act administration
Brian T. Nichols, CIO, LSU A&MTECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE
TechnologyFinance and Revenue Sub-Committee Task Force7The Technology Task Force with look at the changing culture,promoting efficiency, and encouraging innovation. Academicresearch, administration, and leveraging data to driveinnovation will be reviewed.
Technology Task Force8 Promoting efficiencies Consolidation of various administration systems(email, telephone, etc.) Workflows and processes Developing and ascertaining needs for system wideapproach verses a completely decentralizedapproach Review of higher education and industry bestpractices
Cascading Direction:Reserved AuthoritiesBusiness Unit Leader: Reserved AuthoritiesBoard of Supervisors: Reserved AuthoritiesPresident: Reserved Authorities
Allocation of Authority10PresidentChancellor Hiring/Firing/Promotions Tenure and performance evaluations Budget authority and resourceallocation Purchases over X amount Unit policy changes Tuition and fee changes Program and curriculum decisions
Enterprise vs. Budget Units Funding allocated byBOR/BOS/President Shared administrativeservices Common curriculumstandards Collaborative researchand shared academicexcellence One brand Funding granted to unit;self generated fundsretained in unit Several degrees byinstitution Decentralized academicdecisions Services unique tomission11Enterprise Budget Units
Proposed Vision for LSU 2015LSU will be a statewide, integrated university, recognizedby peer institutions, faculty, students, and employers forits high level of academic achievement, focused researchexcellence, commitment to service, rich culture, and boldenterprise. Describe academic excellence, culture, reputation Describe research and discovery in 2015 Student experience by campus and target market Revenue sources and efficiencies Operational excellence13
Proposed Tenets for LSU 2015 Build a faculty and learning environment thatinspires academic excellence Provide a student experience that supportslifetimes of success and understanding Produce collaborative and cross-unit discoveriesthat solve Louisiana’s and the world’s mostpressing challenges Fuel Louisiana’s economic development Build a cohesive, accountable, and sustainableoperating model for the 21st century14