November 22, 2022

ASC Chair Priem met with the UC and updated us on current activities: There is some consternation as to how the 4% budget cut will affect academic staff. The campus is looking into standardizing Canvas use across classes; this may… Read More

November 15, 2022

Today’s UC meeting unfortunately conflicted with the Chancellor’s Town Hall, which meant we didn’t have a chance to hear from Provost Gronert. In member reports: The CIO search will include some faculty members recommended by the UC. The Space Planning… Read More

November 8, 2022

Chancellor Mone provided the following updates: A virtual town hall meeting next Tuesday (Nov. 15) will in part review available election results. While recognizing that elections have consequences, there is room for some optimism in any outcome, as UW-Milwaukee enjoys… Read More

November 1, 2022

Schwartz gave the following updates: Campus administration has requested some faculty nominees for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) search committee. The UC will explore this next week. The Affirmative Action in Faculty Employment Committee (AAFEC) has been operating without electing… Read More

October 25, 2022

ASC Chair Mike Priem updated the UC: The ASC is interested in the campus making progress on defining pay progression in the new titles, but it seems this has stalled, putting a January start date in jeopardy. Schwartz reported that… Read More

October 18, 2022

Provost Gronert updated the UC on several topics including: His office (in collaboration with other groups) is messaging the university on various COVID-related policies. Most importantly that students should not be required to provide doctor’s notes for medical excuses. He… Read More

October 11, 2022

Chancellor Mone provided the UC with the following updates: The framework for the UW System Strategic Plan is being presented to various interest groups; it includes three aspects: Building the talent pipeline for Wisconsin; Increasing equity with affordability and accessibility;… Read More

October 4, 2022

Provost Gronert updated the UC on recent actions: Various administrative leaders have expressed support for students impacted by Iranian demonstrations and the Iranian government’s reactions to them. The report from the 2030 Taskforce on the Faculty Workforce will be shared… Read More

September 27, 2022

We welcomed newly elected members Lindsay McHenry (Geosciences) and Kathy Dolan (Political Science). The UC now has its full complement of seven faculty. ASC Chair M. Priem updated the UC on recent actions of that committee, including continuing work with… Read More

September 20, 2022

Provost Gronert provided the following updates: The Dean search committees for the School of Freshwater Sciences and the Zilber College of Public Health are being finalized. The SFS search will be launched soon, with the ZCPH following after a slight… Read More