February 23, 2021

ASC Chair K. Esguerra reported on academic staff reactions to the plans for a largely in-person fall 2021 semester; concerns were raised about large lecture courses and the fact that not all students may have been vaccinated by September. L&D… Read More

February 16, 2021

Provost Britz reported on UW System-wide discussions regarding program planning on individual campuses and how these efforts could be integrated more effectively. UWM and UW-Oshkosh are likely to be vaccination sites but there has been no official confirmation from UW… Read More

February 2, 2021

Provost Britz did not attend the meeting because he presented a detailed report at the previous week’s Faculty Senate at which all UC members were present. UC Chair K. Dolan reported that M. Schwartz will represent the Faculty Senate on… Read More

January 26, 2021

ASC Chair K. Esguerra reported on the Title and Total Compensation project timeline currently being finalized by UW System. It is unclear how this will impact academic staff in terms of how the salary structure will map onto the new… Read More

January 19, 2021

Provost Britz reported on College of Health Sciences Dean Tim Behrens’ condition, which is improving. Jennifer Doll will continue as Interim Dean as long as necessary while he recovers. Enrollments have improved somewhat since efforts began over break to contact… Read More

January 12, 2021

In the Chairperson’s Report K. Dolan reported that 59 assistant professors (more than half the number currently at UWM) have so far requested tenure-clock extensions due to the pandemic. The Provost is considering making an additional extension of a year… Read More

December 22, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the Scenario Planning Group met and discussed the Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes, given that it is likely some type of COVID protocol will still be in place. Forty faculty members have accepted the invitation to… Read More

December 15, 2020

J. Reisel chaired the meeting in the absence of K. Dolan. Provost Britz reported that returning freshman numbers are down for spring 2021 by about 7% so outreach efforts will be stepped up for the next few weeks in an… Read More

December 8, 2020

Chancellor Mone reported that the modality for f2f and hybrid spring courses is being finalized contingent on social distancing requirements. At most 40-45% of students will be f2f (20%) or hybrid (20-25%) on campus in spring 2021. Access to testing… Read More