Understanding Universities and the Needs of Faculty

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1. Understanding Universities and the Needs of Faculty Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CSP, RBP, CHMM, CPP, ARM Assistant Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Associate Professor of Occupational Health The University of Texas School of Public Health

2. Background EH&S programs play an important role within universities, but…. EH&S staff understanding and appreciation for how universities work is often lacking Patently obvious from recurrent discussions in the UTS EH&S Academy courses and multiple EH&S program peer reviews The better we as a profession understand our clients, the better service we can provide

3. Covey’s 5th Habit “seek to understand, then be understood” (The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People)

4. Objectives Describe the three main university constituencies, and the relative importance of each Describe how a person becomes a faculty member Describe what a faculty member does, and how they are measured Explain the underlying basis for some of the common critiques of faculty Discuss measures that can be taken by EH&S programs to improve services to faculty

5. Three Main Constituencies Students Faculty Staff (Administration) Who is most important? What group is “necessary and sufficient” to achieve the missions of the institution?

6. University Core Missions Teaching Research Service Where do the funds come from to do this work?

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