University's 'onboarding' project wins national award


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12:52 p.m., April 23, 2010----The University of Delaware Office of Human Resources has been recognized with the Excellence in Human Resource Practices Award from CUPA-HR, a national higher education human resources professional organization.

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The award is in recognition of the University's onboarding project, designed to provide new employees a smooth transition to the campus community.

“This is a really wonderful opportunity to showcase the talented team at the University,” said J.J. Davis, vice president for administration. “Many people made this initiative a success. This award is for everyone who made it happen.”

The Excellence in Human Resource Practices Award honors the achievements of college and university human resource professionals or teams at CUPA-HR member institutions in improving the quality of programs and services on their own campuses through effective human resource administration practices. Preference is given to those achievements that have become or have the potential to become models for best practices for all of higher education human resources.

Recipients of the award will be submitted the National Recognition Awards Committee for consideration of the National Excellence in Human Resource Practices Award.

The award will be presented during the Cupa-HR 2010 Eastern Region Conference to be held May 5-7 in Washington, D.C.