The following three areas of focus were launched in May 2012.


  • State-provided Benefits
  • UT-owned Benefits
  • Healthy Campus Initiatives
  • Previously-submitted Effectiveness and Efficiency Suggestions for Additional Initiatives


  • Pay-for-performance (Merit Pay) versus Across-the-Board Increases
  • Incentive Pay Guidelines
  • Pay for Certification and Degree Completion (Inconsistency in Current Practices)
  • Career Ladder Guidelines with Performance Component (Revise/Update Existing Ladders and Create New Ones)

Work Culture Improvement

Areas of Focus

  • Employee Engagement Survey Results Implementation
  • Market Assessment Application
  • Employer of Choice Model Implementation
  • Strategic Plan Incorporation