June 6

The meeting began with Dean Cisler of the College of Health Sciences attending to ask for guidance on the process of department chair elections. Provost Britz attended the meeting and participated in a productive discussion regarding the role of the… Read More

May 23

UC Chair Reisel updated the committee on the status of discussions regarding the role of the Academic Planning & Budget Committee in the academic approval matrix. This issue has generated active discussions over the past few meetings. There was general… Read More

May 9

Chancellor Mone visited the UC today and described a number of current matters, including how to best place our Athletics programs in national competition. He reported that a number of donors have increased their pledges or allowed us to re-direct… Read More

May 2

Several summary reports on the evaluation of administrators (that of the Provost and of the deans in the College of Engineering and Applied Science) have been produced. Interested authorized parties can view the reports in the Secretary of University‘s office…. Read More

April 25

Today, Kris O’Connor joined the UC as a replacement for Jasmine Alinder, who resigned to become acting associate dean of the College of Letters and Science. Academic Staff Committee (ASC) Vice Chair Cashin met with the UC today. She will… Read More

April 18

Provost Britz came to UC this day and briefed us on the status of deans’ searches, and how the “Office of Central Advising” will be set up. The process will be incremental, and existing multi-cultural centers will be preserved in… Read More

April 11

UC Chair Reisel reported on the recent meeting with departmental chairs on how to proceed with post-tenure review. He stressed that the process is intended to be collegial, not adversarial. Another meeting is planned for the coming week. In other… Read More

April 4

Director Tully of CIE came to UC to describe the process of designing a novel approach for pathways for international students that addresses UWM particular characteristics. If accepted, this could be a approach used by other universities as well. UWM… Read More

March 28

Academic Staff Committee Vice Chair Cashin met with the UC and described the Academic Staff Senate’s ongoing work updating the policies and procedures for Academic Staff, particularly Chapters 104 (Appointments) and 112 (Grievances). Then Provost Britz came and updated the… Read More

March 14

Chancellor Mone met with the UC today and discussed some of the aspects of the legislative budget for the UW System. While welcoming the proposed additional support, Mone will continue to advocate that UW-Milwaukee be compared only with comparable universities… Read More