named UNM Project Link coordinator
has been named LINK Coordinating Team Lead effective May 1,
2003, UNM President F. Chris Garcia announced.
new position, Youberg will provide oversight and coordination
of the implementation of Project LINK, previously referred to
as the Electronic Management Information Systems (EMIS) Project.
LINK (Linking Information Networks and Knowledge) is UNMs
multi-year effort to replace its existing administrative legacy
systems with new, state-of-the-art, web-based applications.
the project will have replaced and or integrated all the following
(Accounting, Purchasing and Accounts Payable, Budgeting, Capital
Asset Management, Non-students Accounts Receivable, Workflow
and Financial Aid (Recruitment, Admissions, Registration,
Financial Aid, Advisement, Scheduling, Grading, Housing and
Electronic Course Management).
Resources/Payroll (Employment, Faculty Contracts, Employee
Records, Compensation, Benefits, Time/Leave Reporting, Payroll,
(Alumni Relations and Development).
a real honor to have been asked by the Executive Cabinet to
take on this responsibility, Youberg said. Im
sure there will be days when the obstacles look insurmountable,
but I have to remember that we have pulled together the best
and the brightest from all across the campus and its branches
to help make this project a success. One things for sure:
When we succeed, it will be because we pulled together and not
because of the efforts of any one person.
has been with UNM for 25 years with a variety of responsibilities.
In 1997, he was asked to lead the Universitys EMIS Project
and to help introduce it to the UNM community.
new position, Youberg will serve as the single point of contact
for the overall administrative responsibility and accountability
for the Project LINK Coordinating Team interacting with other
project administrators, managers and the Universitys Executive
information, visit the Project LINK web site at link.unm.edu.