THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

February 6, 2001

 

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

 

I           CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Jay Moore called the meeting to order at 1:10 pm.  The agenda was approved and suspended for discussion with Dr. Battle on the Global Sullivan Principles in an effort to accommodate Dr. Battle’s schedule.

 

II            APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from the January 23, 2001 meeting were approved as corrected.

 

III            CHANCELLOR AND PROVOST REPORT

No report.

 

IV            CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS

·        Moore attended the Faculty Rep meeting last Friday.  Issues discussed were:

- An update on the Search for V.P. for Academic Affairs.

- An update on E-learning.

- Issues on systematic academic staff titling

·        Moore informed the committee there is an upcoming Chancellor’s Cabinet meeting.

·        Moore will set up a meeting with academic staff to discuss issue of Faculty/Staff title overlaps.

·        Moore informed the committee he will be attending the Board of Regents meeting.

·        Moore spoke on the changes in the state government in light of the new governor.

·        Moore will not be here for the March 15th meeting.

 

V            MEMBER’S REPORTS      

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

·        Marcia Parsons updated the committee on the L&S Dean Search.

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

·        Paul Haubrich informed the committee of his absence from UC next week.

 

VI        OLD BUSINESS

            A.            Action Item(s):

                        1.             Requests for appointees/Nominees for Faculty Standing Committees. Faculty Senate, Divisional Committees, and Administrative Committees –Notebaert committee was discussed.

2.            Academic Approval Matrix – This item was deferred.

 

 

            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 – Moore distributed a revised copy of the policy.  The revisions will be submitted to Legal Affairs for review and considered next week.

2.            Global Sullivan Principles – Dr Battle discussed the Global Sullivan Principles at the beginning of the meeting.

3.            Merit Distribution – Compression issues related to faculty salaries were discussed.

 

VII       NEW BUSINESS

            A.            Action Item(s):

1.            APC Report (Commencement Recommendations) – Report on commencement recommendations will be transmitted to the Chancellor.

 

            B.            Discussion Item(s):

1.            Follow-up with John Wanat about the review of the roles of Chairs, Associate Deans, and Deans  - Deferred.

2.            Discussion of the 12-month chair appointments - Deferred.

3.            L&S Contract Language Request – L&S contract language was discussed.

4.            Sabbatical Policy – A possible new draft of the sabbatical policy was discussed.

 

VIII            PERSONNEL MATTERS

In accordance with Wis. Stats. 1985 (1)(f), at it was moved that the committee move into closed session at 4:10 pm.  The voice vote was unanimous.  The committee rose from closed session at 4:19 pm.

 

IX            ADJOURNMENT

            The meeting adjourned at 4:19 pm.