Results and Resources

Voices participants regularly contribute input to help shape the university’s programs and policies for the better. They also deliver innovative conferences, develop helpful websites, produce insightful videos, and create useful resources. For a quick summary of the decade and a half of difference made by staff, view this Voices Accomplishments flier.

Voices Progress Reports

Voices, as it's often called, is a volunteer-based initiative that was launched in February 2005 to give staff, at all university campuses and Michigan Medicine, a stronger voice for developing and sharing ideas about the campus community topics that matter most to staff. Progress reports are created to provide a snapshot of the impact that positive and sustained employee engagement has made on our university.  

For a look at how we adapted in 2020, take a look at our annual report in Adobe Spark (for a more accessible version, see this webpage). The report highlights the “power of connection” in helping staff foster innovation and professional growth. The digital report provides a sense of Voices history, the make-up of the program, videos from current members, and supportive statements from leaders.  

View the 2018-2019 Annual Report.

View the 2016-2017 Annual Report.

View the 2015-2016 Annual Report.

View the 2014-2015 Annual Report.

View the 2013-2014 Annual Report.

U-M StaffWorks Best Practice and Technology Conference

U-M StaffWorks is a showcase of speakers and poster sessions by Michigan staff highlighting insight, innovation, experience, and expertise in the use of technology and best practices to support the services and operations of the university. The event was held in 2011, 2013, and 2016. Please see the U-M StaffWorks page for information, videos and examples of nearly 100 staff-developed presentations and posters.  

U-M StaffWorks connects staff from across campus to cultivated shared learning opportunities and networking. And it provides a forum to share experiences and help U-M colleagues find proven, implementable solutions.

Please contact U-M StaffWorks with questions.