Provost Johannes Britz joined us and discussed the lower enrollment numbers for fall (down 4.1% at the moment) and the need to build collaborations across units on campus for delivering courses. It was brought up that elements of the strategic… Read More
The UC will hold an open forum regarding tenure policy, starting at 11:00am on Thursday, August 13, 2015 in Lubar Hall Room S151. This forum is being held to allow the University Committee (UC) to hear feedback and address questions.
We discussed System-wide tenure policy implications. Margo Anderson shared a conversation that she had with an American Association of University Professors (AAUP) representative last week seeking input on the changes to System policy. We are seeking advice from the national… Read More
We met with Provost Britz and continued our ongoing discussion about the budget cuts and governance/tenure policy, the timetables involved, and procedures in place. We brought up the issue that prospects for improved compensation are more abysmal, and seemingly hopeless,… Read More
We reviewed a draft adapted from an AAUP policy document regarding academic freedom and tenure at UWM. The UC has been tasked with creating a working tenure policy that will later be reviewed by faculty via Faculty Senate and appropriate… Read More