University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Open Meeting Notices
This page lists UWM open meetings scheduled for the next week. For further information or assistance, please call (414) 229-4454.

Submit an open meeting notice (UWM faculty and staff only).

Note: Changes to posted meetings must be submitted via email to Greg Walz-Chojnacki (gwc@uwm.edu).

Fri, Dec 19

CHS Course & Curriculum Committee, 9:00am, END 816.
Review undergraduate course and curricular items for the College of Health Sciences.
Kate Brondino, 414-229-4806, brondino@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

STC recruitment, 11 A.M., PHY 453.
Discuss STC recruitment. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(c) This meeting will reconvene in open session.
Marius Schmidt, 414-229-4338, smarius@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

SOIS Executive Committee, 10:30 am, NWQB 3511.
Discussion of issues related to personnel, curriculum and instruction, and the policies and procedures that governs the faculty and TAS. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering dismissal, demotion, licensing or discipline of any public employee or person licensed by a board or commission or the investigation of charges against such person, or considering the grant or denial of tenure for a university faculty member,Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(c) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except ... Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(f) This meeting will reconvene in open session.
Laretta Henderson, 414-229-6723, henderso@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

SOIS Graduate Program and Curriculum Committee, 9 a.m., NWQB Room 2450.
Discuss a new course approval and existing course array.
Dietmar Wolfram, 414-229-6836, dwolfram@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

SA Oversight and Appeals Commission, 4 p.m., Union 373.
The Commission will discuss and consider matters relating to the administration and operations of the Commission, including but not limited to: Student parking appeals and complaints.
Justin Kane Welch, Chairperson, 414-229-5295, jkwelch@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

Controller's Search & Screen Committee, 9:00 a.m., Chapman Hall Regents Room 211.
Search Committee will conduct in person interview. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(c) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except ... Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(f) This meeting will reconvene in open session.
Delorse Harrington, 414-229-3621, harringd@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

Controller's Search & Screen Committee, 1:00 p.m., Chapman Hall Regents Room 211.
Open Forum Topic: Role of the Controller in advancing the University’s goals and objectives.
Delorse Harrington, 414-229-3621, harringd@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

SOIS Faculty Council, 1 p.m., NWQ-B 6590.
I. Call to order at 1:00 P.M. II. Adoption/Modification and Adoption of agenda III. Consideration of the minutes of the November 21, 2014 meeting – attached IV. Dean’s Remarks V. Student Organizations’ Update (Krizan/Fantetti/Barniskis) VI. Automatic Consent: Standing Committee Reports - attached a. Academic Planning Committee b. Doctoral Program Committee c. Executive Committee d. Graduate Program and Curriculum Committee VII. Campus Level Committee Colleague Reports (committee members) VIII. Standing Committee Action Items (chairs) a. Doctoral Program Committee (Zimmer) i. Update on PhD program review ii. Action item: The DPC requests faculty approval of the removal of the requirement to take some/all MLIS core courses for doctoral students admitted without MLIS degree iii. Action item: The DPC requests faculty approval of the preliminary exam format changes. b. Graduate Program and Curriculum Committee (Wolfram) i. Action item: The GPCC requests faculty approval of the following changes to the Archives Studies Concentration: add 714 Metadata, 740 Information Literacy Instruction, and relevant 691, 791 & 891 courses as elective courses for the Archives Concentration. Changes to the existing concentration text appear in the attached document. ii. Action item: The GPCC requests faculty approval of the changes and clarifying text in the attached file be made to the Culminating Experience web pages to reflect the school’s ongoing obligation to provide access to the Proficiency Exam to current MLIS students and to reflect the equal workload expectations for each type of capstone project. c. Undergraduate Program Committee (Kozak for M Haigh) i. Action item: The UPC requests faculty approval of syllabus for course INFOST 491 Advanced Topics in Information Science & Technology: Information Architecture and User Experience Design. IX. New discussion items a. Review of summary of last year’s financials (Janzen) b. Endorsement/discussion of Lyon Declaration (Lipinski) i. Action item: Faculty endorsement of the following statement is requested: "We the faculty of the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee endorse The Lyon Declaration On Access to Information and Development as forwarded at the International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France, 18 August 2014. We share the vision expressed in the Declaration and hereby agree to add the name of the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee to the list of endorsing entities." X. Other Business XI. Announcements and Reminders XII. Adjournment by 3:00 P.M.
Evelyn Scott, 414-229-4709, evy@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

College of Nursing Faculty-Staff Meeting, 1 p.m., CUN 151.
To conduct the business of the College of Nursing
Julie Frey, 414-229-6504, jafrey@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

Search and Screen Committee for Dean of the College of Health Sciences, 11 am, Lubar N440.
Review and approve position and institutional profile; approve timeline; review and approve recruitment plan
Tammy Howard, 414-229-5998, tammyh@uwm.edu.

Fri, Dec 19

CHS Research and Graduate Programs Committee, 10:30 a.m., END 891.
Discussion of matters related to research and graduate programs in the College of Health Sciences.
Dean Nardelli, 414-229-6362, nardelld@uwm.edu.

Mon, Dec 22

Distinguished Prefix Review Committee, 1pm, Lubar N456.
Conduct Committee business. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(c) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except ... Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(f)
SSchmidt, 414-229-5996, shs@uwm.edu .

Tue, Dec 23

Non-Teaching Academic Staff Review Committee, 9 a.m, Lubar N456.
Personnel review. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(c) This meeting will reconvene in open session.
Kim Kimpel, 414-229-4120, kimpel@uwm.edu.

Tue, Dec 23

University Committee, 1 p.m, Lubar N456.
General UC business. This meeting may go into closed session, per state law: Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except ... Wis. Stat. sec. 19.85(1)(f) This meeting will reconvene in open session.
Kim Kimpel, 414-229-4120, kimpel@uwm.edu.