"In 25 words or less, can you tell us what OE is really about?"

Here are the Chancellor’s words, slightly edited to make 25:

“OE is about:  making sure that every dollar we spend is in service of our mission (patients and health, discovery, and education) through excellence. “

To supplement her words with an additional 62 words:

Money: reduce administrative costs by $48M.

Faculty: minimize administrative burdens to be able to focus on ‘real job’

Staff: ensure equitable salary/roles & responsibilities, defined career path, training

Systems: invest in systems support to work effectively

Process: eliminate unnecessary steps, replace with clarity

Policies & Procedures: simplify, align procedures; reduce risk

Departments: ensure excellent service consistently available regardless of size & resources

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