THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

JANUARY 23, 2001

 

PRESENT:                   Jay Moore (Chair), Jim Sappenfield, Kanti Prasad, Mark Schwartz, Marcia Parsons, Paul Haubrich, Ann Snyder

 

I           CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Jay Moore called the meeting to order at 1:10 pm.  Marcia Parsons requested an addition to the agenda.  It was agreed that her addition would take place in MEMBERS’ REPORTS.

 

II          APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from the January 16, 2001 meeting were approved as corrected.

 

III        CHANCELLOR AND PROVOST REPORT

No report.

 

IV        CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS

·        Moore informed the committee he met with the Provost and discussed Merit Salary.

·        Moore informed the committee he attended the Chancellor’s Cabinet Meeting where discussions included:

                  - Global Sullivan Principles

- The March 9th conference following up on the Economic Summit where topics will include workforce development, tech transfer, and job creation.

                  - Review of UWM’s web site redesign.

·        Moore also informed the committee he had received a call asking if the UC would support the idea of a ‘placement office’ operated by the graduate school.

 

V         MEMBER’S REPORTS           

·        Marcia Parsons updated the committee on her GPR Action Team (Urban Teacher Preparation) and how it relates to the APBC.

·        Ann Snyder updated the committee on the School of Nursing Dean Search.

·        Jim Sappenfield updated the committee on the School of the Arts Dean Search.

·        Mark Schwartz updated the committee on the School of Education Dean Search.  He also informed the committee the APC for L&S had forwarded suggestions to the Provost for the L&S Search and Screen Committee.

·        Kanti Prasad updated the committee on his two Action Teams (Student Retention and Honors Program). 

 

 

VI        OLD BUSINESS

            A.        Action Item(s):

                        1.         Requests for appointees/Nominees for Faculty Standing Committees. Faculty Senate, Divisional Committees, and Administrative Committees -This item was deferred.

2.         Academic Approval Matrix - This item was deferred.

3.         Participation in CIPD Conference – The UC decided they were unable to arrange a panel discussion for the Conference.  Moore will inform Tony Ciccone of the decision.

4.         L&S Dean Search and Screen Committee – The members of the UC updated Moore on the responses they received from potential Search and Screen Committee members when asked if they would accept a nomination to the committee.  Moore will forward the names to the Provost.  Also discussed was the possibility of the search being led by a search firm.

5.         Merit Salary Exercise – Moore informed the committee of his meeting with the Provost regarding the Merit Salary Exercise.

6.         Notebaert Committee - Moore informed the committee he has started contacting faculty directly asking if they would accept a nomination for the vacant Notebaert Committee Chair.

 

            B.         Discussion Item(s):

1.         Review of Proposed UWM Faculty Disciplinary Policy in Light of Changes Proposed to Madison Policy and Information from Discussions between the UWM Secretary of the University and UWS Legal Council about the Proposed Policy - This item was deferred.

2.         Global Sullivan Principals – The Global Sullivan Principals were discussed.  Further discussion is tabled to the next meeting.

 

VII       NEW BUSINESS

            A.        Action Item(s):

1.         Motion from EBC – The motion was discussed.  Moore informed the committee of the Provost’s comments.

2.         Election of UC Chair for next year - This item was deferred.

 

            B.         Discussion Item(s):

1.         Follow-up with John Wanat about the review of the roles of Chairs, Associate Deans, and Deans  - This item was deferred.

2.         Discussion of the 12 month chair appointments - This item was deferred.

 

VIII      PERSONNEL MATTERS

There was no closed session.

 

IX        ADJOURNMENT

            The meeting adjourned at 4:17 pm.