THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

JANUARY 30, 2001

 

PRESENT:                   Jay Moore (Chair), 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.  The agenda was approved with the addition of an Action Item regarding the Merit Pay Motion from the EBC.

 

II          APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from the January 23, 2001 meeting were approved.

 

III        CHANCELLOR AND PROVOST REPORT

No report.

 

IV        CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS

·        Moore informed the committee of the Global Sullivan Principals and how they fit in the agenda for the Rules Committee.

·        Moore updated the committee on his meeting with Mark Harris and Erika Sander regarding the Merit Process.

·        Moore informed the committee on the Capitol Campaign Committee meeting of this past Monday.  Moore spoke on the case statements involved which must be completed by February 16, 2001.

·        Moore informed the committee on the UWM Foundation changes.  The UC inquired if the money could be pooled together.  This topic will be discussed further at a future UC meeting.

 

V         MEMBER’S REPORTS           

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

·        Marcia Parsons updated the committee on the Union Policy Board meeting.

·        Paul Haubrich updated the committee on the Rules Committee.  Haubrich also spoke on the PAR Dissent report.

·        Mark Schwartz updated the committee on the School of Education Dean Search. 

·        Kanti Prasad updated the committee on the APBC. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VI        OLD BUSINESS

            A.        Action Item(s):

                        1.         Requests for appointees/Nominees for Faculty Standing Committees. Faculty Senate, Divisional Committees, and Administrative Committees –L&S Dean Search names were forwarded to the provost.  There is still a need for names for the Notebaert Committee.

2.         Academic Approval Matrix – The Academic Approval Matrix was discussed and revisions were suggested.  Haubrich will revise and return it to the committee.

3.         Global Sullivan Principals – The Global Sullivan Principals were discussed.  Additions to Monica Rimai’s resolution were suggested.  Ann Snyder motioned to send the revised resolution to the Faculty Senate.  Marcia Parsons seconded the motion.  The committee unanimously approved the motion.  Moore will contact Stanley Battle to see if Battle is still interested in visiting with the UC at the next UC meeting.

4.         Merit Pay Exercises – The Merit Pay Exercises were discussed by the committee.  Moore is waiting on the figures from Mark Harris and will bring them to the next UC meeting.

5.         EBC Motion – The motion put forth by the EBC was discussed and   revisions were suggested.  Marcia Parsons motioned to send the revised motion to the Faculty Senate.  Kanti Prasad seconded the motion.  The committee unanimously approved the motion.

 

            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 – Discussion on this is on hold pending Moore’s discussions with Rimai.

 

VII       NEW BUSINESS

            A.        Action Item(s):

1.         Election of UC Chair for next year – Marcia Parsons that Ann Snyder be elected Chair of the UC for next year.  Paul Haubrich seconded the motion.  The committee unanimously approved the motion.

 

2.         UWM Report – Moore spoke on the articles he wrote for the UWM Report.  The committee discussed alternative options to the articles proposed by Moore.  The committee decided there will be no report this month and next month’s report topic will potentially discuss merit.  Moore will inform the Editor of the UWM Report of the committee’s decision.

 

            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 4:15 pm.