November 24, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the Scenario Planning Work Group met Friday to discuss Spring semester 2021. The main concern was the spread of COVID in Wisconsin and whether campus will be open to f2f instruction. Kelly Haag reported that the… Read More

November 17, 2020

K. Dolan reported on a discussion with Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Tim Danielson about the UW System audit of procedures for criminal background checks for faculty and staff who come into contact with minors on campus. Annual reports… Read More

November 10, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the VSIP, which was offered to 215 faculty and 40 instructional academic staff. Fewer than half of those people are eligible for full retirement, which will likely reduce the actual number of people taking advantage of… Read More

November 3, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the Deans’ meeting with the Provost during which the results of the Student and Faculty Surveys were discussed. At the meeting to discuss student recruitment the focus was on changes that could be made to speed… Read More

October 27, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the Expanded Cabinet meeting discussed data and cyber-security on campus following a presentation by Vice Provost for Research Mark Harris. The federal government has identified universities as potential security risks and the task force was created… Read More

October 20, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the Scenario Planning Group has met and spring break will not be canceled next semester to avoid further disruption of the academic calendar. The survey administered by D. Clark and K. Eilers about student’s impressions of… Read More

October 13, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the 2030 Work Group: Each of four groups has been broken down into subgroups to work on specific tasks with the goal of submitting the report by the end of January. In the interim reports to… Read More

October 6, 2020

K. Dolan reported that CARES funding must be spent by December; campus is waiting to hear from the UW System about funding for Spring. Spring break may not be scheduled for 50% of the UW campuses but UWM is still… Read More

September 29, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the meeting of the Scenario Planning Work Group last Friday to discuss plans for spring 2021. Antigen testing of the 1900 students in the dorms is being increased weekly; testing of asymptomatic off-campus students is also… Read More

September 22, 2020

K. Dolan reported on COVID tenure clock extensions: 26 non-tenured faculty have requested these to date. The majority of requests come from Nursing and Letters and Science, with some from Public Health and Engineering. More requests are likely during the… Read More