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Strategic initiatives

Like the rest of our University community, the Office of Human Resources strives for continual improvement—always seeking to deliver the best benefits possible to help recruit, retain, and reward the best faculty and staff. This webpage is our way of letting you know how we're working to continually improve your Total Rewards package. We invite your feedback. These strategic initiatives help to guide our programs and shape future plans.

Total Rewards Task Force

More than any other strategic initiative, the recommendations delivered by the Total Rewards Task Force in 2014 will guide the changes we make to Total Rewards for years to come. The recommendations are directional in nature, offering broad ideas about the future of insurance, retirement plans, wellness programs, leave, and more. Read more about the Task Force and its recommendations ...

Retire health insurance changes

The Total Rewards Advisory Committee (TRAC) recommended changes to retiree health insurance benefits. The University of Missouri Board of Curators approved the changes at their April 14, 2016, meeting. The changes will take effect on January 1, 2018. Learn more about the changes ...

Retiree Medical Study

Stemming from the Task Force recommendations, The Office of Human Resources researched and then revised retirees' medical plan offerings—adding two group Medicare Advantage plans to the offerings in January 2018, among other things. Learn more about the Retiree Medical Study ...

Reviewed May 24, 2017.