March 29, 2016

We began the meeting discussing the Cryptosporidium outbreak in April of 1993 and the improvements to the Milwaukee drinking water plant. Then a long discussion ensued about pursuing large grant opportunities (NSF traineeships, partnerships with industry) and how UWM needs… Read More

March 22, 2016

Chancellor Mone joined us and we discussed yesterday’s campus budget meeting. The majority of the budget shortfall will be made up by position control; this could equate to losing 10% of the UWM workforce of university staff, academic staff and… Read More

March 8, 2016

We had a long discussion about the UWM budget, the need to close the budget shortfall that is not covered yet (~15-20M), and the new budget model. There was also lengthy discussion about the charge of APBC and how approval… Read More

March 1, 2016

We met with the provost and continued our ongoing discussion about budget and planning, and discussed faculty workload. There is a university workload policy, but the CCOET report claimed that workloads varied widely depending on the department. We discussed how… Read More