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November 19, 2021
The following information from DFA appeared in the Nov. 19 Research Newsletter. Procurement Thanks to exceptional effort by the CBS2 team, the ticket backlog continues to fall. The backlog is currently at 1,052 tickets and the day when we go below 1,000 is nearing. Addressing...
November 12, 2021
The following information from DFA appeared in the Nov. 12 Research Newsletter. Procurement The CBS2 team has focused on training our new hires this week. As a result, tickets are holding steady relative to last week, but we anticipate a reduction soon with the addition our new hires, and...
November 5, 2021
The following information from DFA appeared in the Nov. 12 Research Newsletter. Procurement     The CBS2 team continues to make progress on the backlog of tickets. The current number is at 1,099. This represents a 17% reduction over the last month. Addressing the backlog of...
November 3, 2021
To: Faculty and staff Good afternoon, I wanted to update all of you on several steps we have taken to improve the user experience with our Oracle-based financial system and to reduce the backlog of transactions and purchase requests. The steps, inspired by feedback from across campus, include...
October 27, 2021
To the faculty of UC Merced, Over the past month, we have held a number of town halls and meetings to discuss how to further support the research enterprise on campus. These meetings have been extremely productive, and we greatly appreciate your participation and engagement in the process....
September 13, 2021
The Business and Financial Services teams have been working diligently to complete the campus’s first fiscal year end close in the new financial system. With new systems and processes, the close was anticipated to take longer than previous years. We greatly appreciate everyone’s...
August 24, 2021
Division Colleagues, I’m happy to announce a new transition leadership team for the Department of Business and Financial Services. The team consists of: Interim Controller Chris Robinson Interim Assistant Controller Kelli Maxey Chris, currently the director of Student Business...
August 23, 2021
Colleagues, I wanted to take a moment to recognize the tireless work invested by our Division colleagues to secure housing for hundreds of UC Merced students. The challenge triggered by construction delays at the Merced Station off-campus apartment complex called for big decisions and immediate...
August 12, 2021
Greetings, colleagues,     As a follow-up to the Aug. 6 announcement of Josh Dubroff’s departure from UC Merced, the campus will move forward with the recruitment of a permanent Chief Procurement Officer. We will provide updates as they become available.   In the...
August 6, 2021
Chief Procurement Officer Josh Dubroff shared this message with supply chain and shared services staff: Good afternoon, I hope you and your family are doing well and you are as excited about the start of the in-person school year as I am! I’ve seen several of you over the last couple...
August 6, 2021
Division of Finance & Administration colleagues, Earlier today, it was announced that UC Merced will, effective immediately, require everyone to wear face coverings indoors , including people who are vaccinated. In doing so, the university joins numerous governments (including the State of...
July 1, 2021
Colleagues, It has been a great pleasure to work with you in our service to the campus for the past eight months. During this time you have helped me learn the details of the Division of Finance and Administration and initiate a cultural change for the campus around our historic budgeting and...
June 30, 2021
Greetings, Just a reminder that DCC-based DFA staff members whose regular schedule will include working off-site must complete a new Telecommute Agreement form by Wednesday, June 30. Some helpful details: All current telecommute agreements with UC Merced staff expire Wednesday, June 30...
June 24, 2021
Colleagues, Thank you for your continued patience as we plan for the Division of Finance and Administration’s return to on-site work to support the campus. I’m reaching out to announce updates to the DFA on-site work plan schedule for our DCC-based employees. Based on campus...
May 13, 2021
NOTE: This message was sent May 13, 2021, to faculty, the Joint Council, and staff at the Office of Research & Economic Development.   Dear colleagues, We recognize that the transition to Oracle has been frustrating for researchers and wanted to provide an update and...