Open Meetings, Public Records, and Records Retention

Open Meetings

UWM is a governmental body subject to the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law. Below are helpful links to understanding the application of the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law to UWM meetings.

UWM’s Secretary of the University’s Office shares notices of UWM meetings and instructions for filing a notice for a UWM meeting.

Additional Guidance on Virtual Meetings and COVID-19

Given that the majority of UWM employees are working remotely for the time being, UW System has developed guidance [PDF] on complying with the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law when meeting virtually.

Virtual Meeting Notice Example [Word Doc]

Public Records and Records Retention

As a state agency, UWM is subject to the Wisconsin Public Records Law and laws providing for the retention of state records. The links below provide helpful background information on both topics.

Public Records

Records Retention