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Human Resources Leadership Interim Appointment


Dear Colleagues:

Following on the recent HR leadership transition announcement, I am pleased to confirm the appointment of Sandra Armstrong as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor/Vice President Human Resources, effective Oct. 1.

In her current position as Executive Director, HR Operations, Sandra has played a pivotal role as a key member of the HR leadership team with responsibility for integral human resources systems operations, including payroll, compensation and overall benefits management System-wide.

Since joining the University in 1995, she brings in-depth workforce planning knowledge and expertise, which will ensure a seamless transition throughout this interim period as we embark on a national candidate search to continue our forward progress, building on the incredible success to date.

Please join me in offering Sandra your full support.


Sincerely, Jim McShan

Senior Vice Chancellor and
Senior Vice President
Division of Administration and Finance


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