THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

JANUARY 29, 2002

Business N456

1:00 pm

 

PRESENT:            Ann Snyder (Chair), George Davida, Michael Day, John Friedman, Laurie Glass,

and David Schultz

 

I.                    CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Snyder called the meeting to order at 1:06 p.m.  The agenda was approved as presented.

 

II.                 APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes were approved with the following correction in  VI A: add “c” to “Shultz” so that it will read in both instances “Schultz.”

 

III.               SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS: Sona Andrews and John Wanat report and discussion on salary compensation.  Wanat proposed a pay plan which included attempts to deal with compression issues.  There was discussion on how compression should be distributed and governed.  The committee moved, seconded and approved (3-1-2) a modified version of the proposed pay plan such that:

                                   

                  FULL/ASSOC PROFESSOR COMPRESSION             10%

                  (10% CHANCELLOR ALLOCATION DISTRIBUTED AT

 DISCRETION OF DEANS)

 

                  FULL/ASSOC PROFESSOR COMPRESSION             10.5%

                  (10.5% OF FACULTY ALLOCATION TO BE DISTRIBUTED

BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE)

 

                 

SOLID PERFORMANCE                            30%

                  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MERIT                        41.8%   (-1.2%)

                  DEAN’S RECOMMENDATION                   5.5%     (+1.2%)

                  PROVOST RECOMMENTATION                   2.2%

 

            It was moved, seconded, and approved (4-0-2) that compression money only go to compressed ranks in compressed units.

 

IV.              PERSONS WHO WISH TO BE HEARD (Not longer than 15 minutes): There were no persons who wished to be heard.

 

V.                 CHAIRPERSON'S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 

A.    Snyder attended the Milwaukee Idea Trustee Council meeting where the main topic was how to distribute indirect dollars generated from Milwaukee Idea projects.  No decision was made and the issue will be brought back to council.

 

B.     Snyder attended the American Association of Higher Education meeting.

 

VI.              MEMBERS' REPORTS:

 

A.    Glass reported that the Learning Technology Round Table would be meeting on February 8, 2002 and March 15, 2002 to discuss the classroom hotline and scheduling and she is unavailable to attend.  No one from the committee volunteered to attend.

 

                              Glass reported the School of Business Dean search and screen has begun hotel interviews and there is a diverse pool of well-qualified candidates.

 

                   B.        Schultz attended the FAPBC meeting and discussed recruitment and investment plan strategies.  No dollar amount was determined.  The committee needs to determine what strategies are being met and what ones are not being met.

 

                   C.        Davida reported attending the Trustee Council meeting. 

 

                   D.       Day reported Hotel Interviews are complete for the L & S Dean’s search.  Reference checks are being completed and on-campus interviews will be held sometime in March.

 

                              Day reported that the Chancellor approved parking structure will require additional money to cover the costs of this.  A proposed plan would be to raise the majority by increasing parking fines and increasing reserved parking permit fees.

 

                              Day reported that the University Library committee was to ask the Chancellor to make the next phase of the library construction project a priority for funding.

 

                    E.       Friedman reported that the Vice Chancellor committee recruitment is being handled by a sub-committee which is now reviewing applicants.

 

VII.            OLD BUSINESS:

 

A.    Action Item(s):

 

            1.  Request for Appointees/Nominees for FAGC and Senate from Social Welfare.  Joan Jones has volunteered for FAGC during the Spring semester.  It was moved, seconded, and approved (4-0-1).  Information on the appointee/nominee for Senate from Social Welfare was not available.

 

B.     Discussion Item(s):

 

            1.  Emeritus standing – Davida will prepare a written draft for faculty policies and procedures using the academic staff policies and procedures as a guide.

 

VIII.         NEW BUSINESS:  

 

A.    Action Item(s):

 

B.     Discussion Item(s):

 

IX.               PERSONNEL MATTERS: [Closed session according to Wis. Stats. 19.85 (1)(f)] There were no personnel matters to discuss.

 

X.                 ADJOURNMENT:  The meeting adjourned at 3:19 p.m.