Apr 21, 2015

We discussed the absurdity of continuing to operate as if downsizing isn’t happening, referring specifically to the question brought forth in Senate regarding “who will staff the ongoing reviews of undergraduate programs?” If we are asked to “increase efficiency,” shouldn’t… Read More

April 14, 2015

Distinguished Professor David Petering visited to express his concern about how the administration is handling the budget cuts issue. He feels the potential situation is more dire than is being communicated externally. When Robin Van Harpen and Johannes Britz arrived,… Read More

Chronicles of UWM

(File under “April Is The Cruelest Month”) In an effort to document our status regarding the budget cuts, diminishing support of the State, and assault on shared governance, the UC has written this synopsis. (pdf)

Apr 7, 2015

We discussed retirement offers that are spreading around the System. Mark Harris joined us to discuss policies and concerns about research at UWM. Putting the RGI, Research Committee Awards and Arts&Humanities Travel Grants on hiatus is being considered, and we… Read More