Thank you to many across campus

January 3, 2024 (Volume 47, Number 9)

It’s hard to believe that after years of planning and work, we are live with Workday at GVSU. This is one of the most complex projects the university has undertaken, investing in our future by replacing our human resources and finance systems with a modern, integrated system in the cloud.   

Our gratitude goes out to the Workday Project Team and all our university partners, including Business and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Change Agents, Super Users, and subject matter experts from across campus. 

It would not have been possible to achieve this incredible accomplishment without the contributions of our colleagues who stepped up and devoted countless hours. Despite maintaining day-to-day duties in their departments, many added project leadership responsibilities to their daily schedules.     

The behind-the-scenes work has been a heavy lift for many. This is a testament to the talented, dedicated, and hard-working staff who keep this institution moving forward every day.    

During this time, we must all remember to have patience with each other as staff identifies and corrects any problems with the transition. We are going through a considerable change, and we’re learning together. Consider how we can best support our colleagues and meet our missions of excellence and innovation, making GVSU not just a place for learning, but also an ideal environment for working and serving. 

Thank you, 
Greg Sanial
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Katherine Fay 
Director, Project Management Office



Across Campus

This article was last edited on January 3, 2024 at 4:5 p.m.

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