Recruitment Spring Conference

Recruitment Spring Conference
Ithaca, NY

(Centrally located near Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes Region)

 Jointly hosted by the

Greater NY College and University Professional Association (CUPA) HR Chapter

Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

 March 10, 2020

Ithaca College
Emerson Suites, 201 Egbert Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850

10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Registration and Networking begins at 9:00am

There is no fee to participants


CUPA-HR and HERC offer a variety of tools and resources to help you with your recruitment efforts, identifying potential opportunities for “Dual Career” partners, and leveraging access to a wider pool of candidates for your searches.

Agenda includes:

  • A panel discussion regarding tools available through CUPA-HR, the Faculty Search process, and training initiatives. Panel members include representatives from the University at Buffalo, Ithaca College, Upstate/Greater New York HERC and CUPA-HR
  • Dual Career resources
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Index
  • PRODiG (Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and Growth)

Come and join your peers to hear more about new initiatives and tools available to help you in your recruitment efforts.  Share ideas and compare notes with colleagues from colleges and university across the greater New York region.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Seating is limited.

Register for this event by 2/28/20 at

Please share this invitation with other members of your institution who may be interested in attending this program.  On behalf of the Greater NY Board and HERC, we hope to see you there!

Lunch will be provided.  Please notify us of any dietary restrictions or preferences by email at . If you require any accommodations to allow you to fully participate in the day’s activities, please email .

Save the Date! May 2, 2019

Mark your calendars and save the date! Our spring conference will be held at the University of Rochester on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us as we spend a productive day with colleagues from across the Greater NY State to share information on legislative issues, brainstorm solutions to address the challenges facing our universities, and share creative initiatives happening on our college campuses.

Agenda available on our Events page

Registration is here

CUPA-HR Greater NY Fall Conference

Join the CUPA-HR Greater New York Chapter on Thursday, November 8 from 9am to 4pm at the Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon NY!

We will be covering a wide range of topics, the highlights of which include:

  • A presentation by Andy Brantley, president and CEO of CUPA-HR on the latest data and ideas around the importance of engagement on our campuses.
  • Representatives from Bond, Schoeneck & King will discuss the impact of the #MeToo movement is having on issues of sexual harassment in the Workplace, and on campuses.
  • Greater New York Chapter Board members will discuss efforts underway at their campuses to focus on inclusivity and inclusion.

Whether you are new to HR, higher ed or CUPA-HR, or are a seasoned and experienced HR veteran, this afternoon will give you ideas, data and tools that can be used to continue improvement of your institution!

Visit our Events page for registration information, and more details about the schedule!

Building a Culture of Inclusion: Webinar & Slides

Building a Culture of Inclusion

Original Presentation: Thursday, September 27, 2018 / 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET  – Sponsored by TIAA

The Greater NY Chapter was very lucky to host Kevin Moultrie, Director of National Advocacy at TIAA to discuss Building a Culture of Inclusion, and it was fantastic! Thank you so much for those who were able to join us! But whether you were able to join us, or had to miss it, you can now go back and revisit the conversation! The webinar was saved, and is available here: and the slides are available here: Building a Culture of Inclusion 2018 MT CUPA

Summer Conference Cancelled

Due to competing obligations and commitments, we were unable to meet our enrollments goals for the Greater NY Chapter June conference. We will be rescheduling with additional content this fall. Save the date coming soon!

Greater NY Chapter Meeting

Join your fellow chapter members on October 20, 2017 in Syracuse NY to discuss On-boarding and the Employee 1st Year Experience!  Representatives from Alfred State College, University at Buffalo and Cornell will share how they have improved their processes and analytics for supporting this important population.

More information is available on our events page!

Welcome to the Upstate New York Chapter

The Upstate New York Chapter is under new leadership. We are looking forward to working with all of our member institutions in the Upstate New York Region. Stay tuned for additional information coming soon. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to getting to working with all of you.


Paula MacDonald and Tammy Blasz, Co-Presidents