THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

March 27, 2001

 

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

 

I           CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Jay Moore called the meeting to order at 1:14 pm.  The agenda was approved.

 

II            APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from the March 13, 2001 meeting were approved as corrected.

 

III            CHANCELLOR AND PROVOST REPORT

 

 

IV            CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS

·        Moore informed the committee that there is a Faculty reps meeting this Friday.

·        There will be a NorthCentral meeting in Chicago on Friday.  The Quality Improvement Project will be discussed.

·        The UWM Report is due on Monday.

·        Moore informed the committee on his discussions with Leslie Schultz, which included her completion of the space audit and the capitol campaign.

·        Moore presented the Enrollment Management Working Group’s projections for enrollment for the next 7 years.

 

V            MEMBER’S REPORTS      

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

·        Paul Haubrich updated the committee on the Physical Environment Committee meeting.

·        Kanti Prasad will be attending the Academy of Excellence Forum and asked the committee if there were any issues the committee wanted addressed.

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

 

VI        OLD BUSINESS

            A.            Action Item(s):

                        1.             Requests for appointees/Nominees for Faculty Standing Committees. Faculty Senate, Divisional Committees, and Administrative Committees

 

                                    There is a request for a UC rep to sit on the Matching Funds Review Committee.  The committee is in general agreement that Marcia Parsons will be the UC rep.

                                   

 

 

            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

 

            Jim Sappenfield informed the committee of the discussion at the Faculty Senate meeting.  The committee was in general agreement to send the policy to codification.  A draft will also be sent to the Faculty Senate for discussion at the April Faculty Senate meeting.

 

VII       NEW BUSINESS

            A.            Action Item(s):

 

            No action items this week.

 

            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.            Discussion on President Lyall’s visit

 

            Moore reminded the committee that President Lyall will be meeting with the UC prior to her attending the Faculty Senate meeting.  Moore distributed a letter he wrote to President Lyall in regards to topics of discussion.  Moore also discussed possible agenda items for the next Chancellor/Provost visit to the UC.

 

4.            Interviews for Dean, School of Nursing

 

            The committee discussed attendance at the School of Nursing candidate interviews.

           

VIII            PERSONNEL MATTERS

No personnel matters.

 

IX            ADJOURNMENT

            The meeting adjourned at 3:12  pm.