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Ann Pino
Human Resources Manager

UH Plays Host to Herc Mini-conference Event

Houston, May 1, 2014 - On Monday, May 5, the South Central Gulf Texas Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is holding its annual Spring Mini-Conference at the O'Quinn Great Hall of the UH Athletic Alumni Center.

The event focuses on OFCCP compliance, the impact of the Affordable Care Act on adjunct hires, and other matters of interest to higher education human resources and academic affairs personnel.

The University of Houston is the lead institution for South Central Gulf Texas HERC, which has 14 member institutions in Greater Houston and Central Texas. HERC is a non-profit consortium whose members collaborate to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff and administrators. HERC also supports dual-career couples by facilitating academic job searches within a commutable area.

The event is expected to draw between 40 and 50 attendees from 12 area higher education institutions.


About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 39,500 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.