April 30, 2019

Most business today was personnel-related, conducted in closed session. UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that the Dean of Students has assembled a Dean of Students Advisory Board, to act as an informal sounding board for issues that arise. Also, Tina… Read More

April 23, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that the Chancellor’s Extended Cabinet met yesterday – several announcements for partnerships are forthcoming. The keynote speaker for May graduation will be Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio. An update on state budget and capital budget… Read More

April 16, 2019

Provost Johannes Britz reported that a Dean of the College of Health Sciences has been hired. We discussed potential changes to the Post-Tenure Review policy around remediation plan development for faculty who do not meet expectations in their post-tenure review…. Read More

April 9, 2019

Chancellor Mark Mone attended and provided an update on the budget. The State Building Commission did not advance any recommendations to the Joint Finance Commission on the capital budget. The Chancellor and UW System President Ray Cross believe that the… Read More

April 2, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that Dean of Students Adam Jussel is developing a student advisory committee to provide feedback to the Dean of Students office on various initiatives and programs; faculty representation will also be solicited for this committee…. Read More

March 26, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that he attended a debriefing of APBC’s budget presentations and process with each of the school and colleges. The dynamic of presenting both unadjusted and adjusted results did not garner positive feedback from academic units…. Read More

March 12, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that the Faculty Representatives Committee will be serving as an advisory board to the Title and Total Compensation Group. O’Connor reported that the committee was briefed on the implications of the state budget for UW… Read More

March 5, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that he attended the CELDAC meeting last week, which is part of the Cultures and Communities Initiative. The meeting entailed discussion of the committee charge, and schedule of future meetings. He also attended the panel… Read More

February 26, 2019

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that the Milwaukee Press Club has organized an event, “Behind the Headlines: UW System, Time for Transformation?”, with several panelists representing UW System taking questions from press representatives. UC Chair O’Connor will be one of… Read More