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October 18, 2016

Hey, where did it go? If you are looking for an article that is no longer posted on the main page of the Business Update site, don’t worry. Every article that is posted to the Business Update is automatically archived on a secondary page according to the month and year (September 2016)....

Beakers by the dozen: The Yale Buying Guide has what you need

October 18, 2016

Do you routinely buy and pay for goods and services for your department?

Tour the new and improved Yale Buying Guide to identify reliable suppliers for your department’s business needs. You’ll find...

Yale Travel Bulletin October 2016

October 17, 2016

The October 2016 Yale Travel Bulletin features the following:

Aer Lingus begins non-stop service from Bradley International Airport to Dublin Delta and Virgin Atlantic Now Fully Co-Located at London-Heathrow Terminal 3 Hertz Gold Plus Rewards What to do When Booking Car Service in Egencia...

Change in submission of Sponsored Identity requests starts October 17

October 14, 2016

Effective Monday, October 17 th , please fax Sponsored Identity requests directly to the Employee Service Center at 203-432-5153 and discontinue submitting requests to the sponsored Identity email address.

This is an interim step until the new sponsored identity system...

Business Operations Community Meeting (BOCM) - October 24

October 14, 2016

The next Business Operations Community Meeting (BOCM) will be held Monday, October 24th, at Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, room 102, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The full agenda is...

Reminder to remove email account access for ineligible individuals

October 10, 2016

In keeping with Yale policy, individuals who do not have a current relationship with the University are no longer eligible for a email account.

We have recently completed a cleanup of email accounts belonging to terminated/retired staff that left prior to June 30, 2016. Going...

New Lead Administrator for Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences- Madeleine Sparf

October 6, 2016

Madeleine (Madde) Sparf, M.B.A., C.P.A., has been promoted to director of Finance and Administration for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.

Madde brings a deep and strategic understanding of the women’s health clinical programs to the...

New Lead Administrator for Child Study Center-Ian Solomon

October 6, 2016

Ian Solomon has been promoted to director of Finance and Administration for the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine (YSM).

Ian joined Yale in 2002 in the Department of Anesthesiology and in 2005 transferred to the Department of Internal Medicine, where he...

Guidance for Staff Release on Founders Day, October 5th

September 27, 2016

This year, Founders Day events will be held on Wednesday, October 5, with open houses and other activities across campus, culminating on the Cross Campus in the afternoon with remarks by President Salovey, musical entertainment, festive food, and more!

In preparation...

Don't miss the Annual Scientific/Laboratory Vendor Shows October 4th, 5th and 6th

September 27, 2016

Don’t miss the Annual Scientific/Laboratory Vendor Shows hosted by Yale University Purchasing Services on the following dates:

Tuesday, October 4, 10:30am -1:30pm, WEST CAMPUS , The Conference Center

Wednesday, October 5...

New [email protected] Reporting Overview Video

September 27, 2016

The [email protected] team is excited to announce the launch of the Reporting Capabilities Overview video , which provides a look at how easy it will be...

BOCM Meeting - September 26th, 2016

September 22, 2016

The next Business Operations Community Meeting (BOCM) will be held September 26th in the Sterling Hall of Medicine (SHM) building, 333 Cedar Street, Room C428, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Agenda ...

Yale CIO, Len Peters to Leave Yale for New Role at New York University

September 18, 2016

Len Peters, Yale’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), will be leaving Yale at the end of this week to assume a position at New York University as Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

Len has served as Yale’s CIO since 2011 and has worked tirelessly to meet the complex technology...

Resolved: EMS notifications delays

September 15, 2016

This issue was resolved on Wednesday, September 14th, at 7:30 p.m.

The delivery of the weekly P-Card transaction notifications generated from the Expense Management System (EMS) has been delayed due to a technical issue. The issue is being addressed by Procurement and ITS. Once resolved...

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2016

September 15, 2016

If the months of July and August are any indication of how Yale travelers and arrangers have eased into using the University’s new designated online booking tool, then one can say that the transition from Orbitz for Business to Egencia was a...

Resolved: AP Worklist notification delays

September 12, 2016

Due to an undetected processing issue, the periodic emails informing AP Worklist users of invoices pending action have not been issued since late July. The notifications were sent earlier this morning. Beginning tomorrow, the notifications will resume being sent daily or weekly depending on...

September Workday Functionality Release

September 12, 2016

The [email protected] team continues to introduce new functionality and enhancements that lead to more streamlined business processes and easier access to information. The following features are available for use beginning September 12, 2016:


Transport, Receiving & Storage (TR&S) launches new online forms

September 1, 2016
Introducing TR&S’s New Online Forms *Effective Immediately - TR&S has replaced all their paper forms with online forms. All of the following forms can now be filled out and submitted electronically:...

Stay up-to-date with Yale calendars

August 31, 2016

While the start of a new academic year can be exciting, staying in-the-know with upcoming deadlines, important academic events and activities of Yale College, professional schools, and libraries can be challenging at times. Keep up-to-date by importing the 2016-2017...

New Lead Adminmistrator for the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR) - Timothy Opstrup

August 26, 2016

Timothy Opstrup is the new director of finance and business administration for the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), effective September 1, 2016. Tim succeeds Denny Kalenzaga, now the director of finance and administration for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).


Office of Sponsored Projects Brown Bag: submitting SNAP RPPR reports, September 9th

August 25, 2016
Implementation of New Process for SNAP RPPR Submissions

During a 4-month period (April through July 2016), the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) conducted a pilot which granted authority to Faculty to submit their Streamlined Non-Competing Award Process (SNAP) Research Performance Progress...

Reminder of requirement to report cash transactions over $10,000

August 24, 2016

The University is required to report certain transactions to the Internal Revenue Service and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, where it receives more than $10,000 in cash from a single payer. Such reporting is required on Form 8300 within fifteen (15) days following the transaction....

Informational sessions on Workday Financials now underway

August 15, 2016

Faculty and staff who are interested in learning how Workday financials may impact their work are invited to attend one of several awareness-building sessions being offered across campus in August. View the...

New Senior Director for Financial Planning & Analysis

August 5, 2016

On August 8/5/16, Steve Murphy, VP for Finance and CFO, announced that Lisa Merola-Grimm will be the next Senior Director for Financial Planning & Analysis, reporting to Steve Murphy and with responsibility for leading the work of the Budget Office.

Lisa currently...

New Workday expenses video available

August 1, 2016

The new Expenses video provides an overview of how we will be submitting our expense receipts when Workday Financials goes live July 2017. Watch this brief, informative...

New Senior Director for Financial Shared Services

July 29, 2016

On 7/29/16, Steve Murphy, VP for Finance and CFO, announced that Ronaldo Edwards will serve as the senior director for Financial Shared Services. In this role he will be responsible for leading the Yale Shared Services (YSS) organization, including service delivery for payroll, accounts payable...

Yale Printing & Publishing Services receives Best of Show award for non-offset printing.

July 14, 2016

Every year, In-Plant Graphics hosts an award contest to recognize the highest quality work in in-plant printing. Industry experts, vendors and managers come together to acknowledge and celebrate the best in the business at the IPMA (In-Plant Printing & Mailing Association) conference, this...

New It’s Your Yale website coming in August will include financial services

July 12, 2016

As previously announced by Steve Murphy and Mike Peel, we are excited to report that the new website, a joint and collaborative effort by human resources, administrative, financial, and business services will be launched this August.

Building on the success of “It’s Your Yale,” the new...

New Lead Administrator for Information Technology Services—Mark Manton

July 11, 2016

Mark Manton is the new director of finance and business administration for Information Technology Services, effective July 6th. As the lead administrator providing strategic and financial oversight for ITS, Mark joins the ITS Senior Leadership Team and reports jointly to Kathy Byington,...

Announcing Launch of [email protected] Chart of Accounts Video

July 7, 2016

The [email protected] team is excited to announce the launch of the Chart of Accounts (COA) video (6.5 minutes) which provides a brief overview of how the new chart of accounts will work when Workday...