March 14, 2023

In member reports: The UC has been asked to recommend faculty to the search committee for a new chief partnership officer. The committee identified a few individuals whose names will be forwarded to the administration. UW System President Rothman will… Read More

March 7, 2023

Provost Gronert met with the UC. He reported that the testing center has been assigned several backup personnel and that they should be able to reduce the lead time required for instructors to request ScanTron processing. Also, UITS repaired the… Read More

February 28, 2023

In member reports: At APBC, Provost Gronert indicated that the UW Budget is likely to see a 4% increase in resident tuition and a 1% increase in non-resident tuition. Also at APBC, Dean Harris mentioned that most GTAs are paid… Read More

February 21, 2023

In member reports: Schwartz reported that UW System president Rothman is looking at dates to visit UW-Milwaukee’s Faculty Senate McHenry reported that the SFS Dean Search had virtual interviews last week, met Monday, and decided to go with 3 on-campus… Read More

February 14, 2023

In member reports: The Search & Screen committee for the Dean of Freshwater Sciences identified candidates for phone interviews later this week. The Search & Screen committee for the Dean of ZCPH is putting together the job description in preparation… Read More

February 7, 2023

The UC met with Provost Gronert virtually, expressing concern about the Testing center, in particular how and why staffing was reduced, whether capacity to serve faculty in our core functions could be restored, and whether the shift to online-only evaluation… Read More

January 31, 2023

There were no guests at today’s meeting. UC members had the following reports: The Free Speech student survey results will be announced in a presentation by UW President Rothman at UW Oshkosh on February 1st The Dean Search for the… Read More

January 24, 2023

In member reports: The SFS Dean search has extended the period to accept applications. Rodger will be unable to serve as UC Rep to APBC this semester because of a class conflict; she will be replaced by Dolan. Hager will… Read More

January 17, 2023

Provost Gronert discussed several on-going areas of concern with the UC:  1) The Testing Center had been operating under the Registrar’s Office until last year, when it was shifted to UITS in anticipation of the implementation of on-line course evaluations. … Read More

December 20, 2022

Provost Gronert advised the UC on his approach to handling the problem of smoked-out finals in the NWQ and the possibility of winter storms causing a snow emergency on Thursday or Friday. In particular, he is considering trying to reschedule… Read More