October 12, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that:  1) he attended the remaining UWM police chief candidate interviews; 2) VC R. Van Harpen, AVC M. Spadanuda, as well as Profs. J. Jordan and J. Berkowitz will join the UC meeting next week… Read More

October 5, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that he is still working on various committee appointments and has attended two of the UWM police chief interviews.  After a brief discussion with the entire UC, it was agreed to allow a Faculty Senator… Read More

September 28, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels attended the in-person Faculty Reps. meeting in Madison last Friday.  At the meeting an informative update was given by UW-System legislative liaisons, but Rothfels was surprised by unexpected resistance during discussion about the library book return… Read More

September 21, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels presented an additional modification of SAAP 10.12 (COVID), which extended the mask requirement through Nov. 26th, and it was unanimously approved.  He reported that the ITPC vacancy had been filled, the status of the UC ex-officio… Read More

September 14, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that some additional membership changes to the Arts & Humanities Divisional Committee have occurred, due to several resignations.  He met with Assoc. VC for HR Tim Danielson and shared the UCs concerns about the Title… Read More

September 7, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that Sandra Pucci (Linguistics) has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Arts & Humanities Divisional Committee.  He will also serve as the UC rep to the Graduate Faculty Committee–though elimination of this ex… Read More

August 31, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that he had met with Sue Weslow regarding changes to SAAP 10-12 “COVID-related Health and Safety Rules” (which was considered and recommended for approval at the special meeting yesterday). UC members found the Provost’s COVID-19… Read More

August 30, 2021 (Special Meeting)

This special meeting was called to consider revisions to SAAP 10-12 “COVID-related Health and Safety Rules” which are needed immediately.  The changes seek to clarify and provide flexibility in the policy’s implementation moving forward.  After brief discussion the revised document… Read More

August 24, 2021

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that the Chancellor and Provost will resume their regular scheduled visits to UC meetings in September.  New UC members E. Bornstein, V. Moerchen, and M. D. Schwartz were welcomed to the committee and briefed on… Read More

August 17, 2021

J. Doll, Acting Dean, College of Health Sciences requested augmentation for BMS Department EC; W. Heddleston has agreed to do this for spring 2022. Provost Britz reported that the UW System Provosts’ retreat focused on enrollment management in particular the… Read More