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Assoc. VC for HR & EOO

Lauren Turner
Lauren A. Turner, Ph.D. Senior Associate Vice Chancellor-Human Resources and Organizational Strategy & Effectiveness
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    Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Outreach
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    Wannalancit 301
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The Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Organizational Strategy & Effectiveness is Lauren Turner.  She is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of campus human resources management including recruitment and outreach, position classification and compensation, labor relations, compliance with all federal and state regulations which govern employment, complaint investigation, employee safety and workers' compensation, benefits administration, workplace learning and development, payroll, management of the University's Human Resource Information System with PeopleSoft, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion.
Prior to her appointment, Turner was the Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action at Mount Holyoke College where she was employed for nearly 31 years.
Turner has her bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, her master's degree from Mount Holyoke College and her doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Studies from UMass Lowell.