June 11, 2015

The University Committee issued this statement on behalf of the UW-Milwaukee Faculty Senate, endorsing UW-Madison Faculty Senate Document 2565, which was approved on June 9, 2015. (note: pdf is three pages, and includes the faculty document from Madison).

July 30, 2014

The University Committee hosted a second “Town Hall” meeting on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, starting at 1:00pm in Zelazo Room 250. We discussed our external communication strategy, and provided updates and information about the campus situation regarding budgets and strategic… Read More

May 3, 2014

The UC puts forward the following statement regarding our transition in leadership and desperate need for funding at a level commensurate with our size and mission: UW-Milwaukee:  Securing the Present Allows Reaching for the Future It has been a turbulent… Read More

Apr 3, 2014

UC Chair, Mark Schwartz, sent the following email out today to UWM’s Faculty Senate: “Following Chancellor Lovell’s surprising announcement, the University Committee (UC) has been fully engaged in discussing and considering potential actions in regard to all the events and… Read More

Apr 1, 2014

When Provost Britz arrived, we discussed the strategic planning process and the need to continue our trajectory even with the upcoming changes to administrative leadership. Britz feels that UWM has good support of System President Ray Cross, who seems to… Read More

Mar 26, 2014

The UC has worked closely with Dr. Michael Lovell during his time as chancellor of UW-Milwaukee (UWM), and all of us are very sad to see him leave us.  We have witnessed firsthand his enthusiastic leadership of our campus, pride… Read More

Mar 25, 2014

The UC met with Provost Britz who spoke of the need to be more aggressive about stating our case in Madison. We discussed the idea of increasing the lobbying effort for UWM and revisited the issue of the “carry-forward surpluses”… Read More

Mar 18, 2014

We met with Vice Chancellor Robin Van Harpen and Associate Vice Chancellor Jerry Tarrer and had a tutorial and discussion about UWM’s fiscal status and outlook. It was a very useful session, even though depressing in regards to the general… Read More