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Mission Statement

The HEO Forum is an organization of professionals in the Higher Education Officer series at Hunter College whose aim is to enhance the welfare and profession of all HEOs at the College.

Why were we created?

The HEO Forum was formed during the Spring 1995 semester following the declaration of fiscal exigency by CUNY and the non-reappointment of 18 HEOs, based solely on the "financial ability" clause and prior to the establishment of the Hunter College Retrenchment Committee. Its purpose is to represent actively an essential, yet diverse segment of the Hunter College community.

We are NOT a union nor are we affiliated with any organization or chapter.

What do we do?

Many HEOs are involved in the decision and policy-making aspects of their unit, and therefore have a hand in shaping the destiny of the College. Over the last five years HEOs have been appointed to many college-wide committees, such as the searches for senior administrators and directors, review of programs, Middle States Accreditation, the Strategic Plan, Campus Climate, and honorary degrees. HEO representatives sit on the Faculty Personnel and Budget Committee, the Senate, and the HEO Screening Committee.

The HEO Steering Committee meet with fellow HEOs every semester to discuss matters of concern (i.e. construction, payroll, work orders). We also meet with members of the administration to relay these concerns.

What can we do for YOU?

Complete the online form and let us know what you want to learn more about.





FALL 2015

HEO FORUM Speaker Series

1:30 to 2:30 pm, HW 224

October 21st

Alicia Bragg, Degree Audit Coordinator

Registrar’s Office

Review the new online graduation process from the point of view of the student as well as faculty/staff.

November 4th

Joseph FoelschDirector

Public Safety & Security

Provide general information about Hunter's Public Safety and Security.

November 18th

Galia GalanskyExecutive Director

Human Resources

Discuss HEO professional development opportunities and general guidelines for job reclassification from both the HEO and supervisor perspectives.

If you have questions you would like to submit in advance, please send them to the HEO Forum email address or complete our form at  Reminder: You can always raise your questions from the floor.

HEO Forum Speakers Series and general meetings are open to all members of the Hunter community.  Please feel free to bring your colleagues. 

Sponsored by the HEO Forum of Hunter College in an effort to increase communication among the Hunter community.

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