Faculty Appointments & Tenure
UWM faculty consist of professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and instructors in an academic department or its functional equivalent. Under Chapter 36 of the Wisconsin Statutes, Section 36.09(4), faculty are vested with responsibility for the immediate governance of the institution and shall actively participate in institutional policy development, subject to the responsibilities and powers of the Board of Regents, the President of the UW System, and the Chancellor. Faculty also have primary responsibility for academic and educational activities and faculty personnel matters. The faculty have the right to determine their own faculty organizational structure and to select representatives to participate in institutional governance.
Wisconsin Statutes Provisions Relating to Faculty:
Wisconsin Administrative Code Provisions Relating to Faculty:
Key UWM Policies Applicable to Faculty: