June 7, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that he has accepted the position of acting L&S Dean, and thus will be resigning from the UC, effective June 13th.  The UC elected member Mark D. Schwartz to assume chairing the committee, effective next… Read More

May 17, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) He received a letter with concerns about CGS from a faculty member; 2) The Chancellor’s Extended Cabinet meeting addressed UW-System-wide IT security and other policy related issues; 3) SSEA will not need to do… Read More

May 10, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) L&S Dean S. Gronert has been appointed as interim Provost; 2) He attended the Governance Reps meeting in Madison last Friday.  Major issues discussed included the need for a more robust conversation with UW-System… Read More

May 3, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) Interim Provost interviews are underway and will wrap up tomorrow—the selection is expected by the end of the week; 2) Chancellor M. Mone indicated that the NWQ Building A demolition remains a “tug of… Read More

April 26, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) He thought the CARE group presentation at Senate last week went very well; 2) The deadline for applications for the interim Provost position is tomorrow, so there will be a very fast turnaround time… Read More

April 19, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) The VC for Marketing, Communications, and University Relations search has failed, but will be relaunched soon with a goal of completing this hire in Fall 2022; and 2) The UWM Union redesign in underway,… Read More

April 12, 2022

The UC discussed our concerns about a student “free speech” survey (which has been widely reported in the news).  The survey is apparently now going to be conducted on all UW-System campuses in Fall 2022. Chancellor M. Mone provided the… Read More

April 5, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) The VC for Marketing, Communications, and University Relations finalist interviews are taking place this week; 2)  He has attended interviews for Compliance Manager (in the Office of Sponsored Programs); 3)  Discussions continue about faculty… Read More

March 29, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported:  1) The Chancellor is having discussions with incoming UW-System leadership about the possibility of Badger Promise (one-time) funds coming to our campus; 2)  The Chancellor is having constructive conversations with incoming UW-System President J. Rothman… Read More

March 15, 2022

UC Chair N. Rothfels reported that campus discussion continues about TTC implementation, especially related to implementation of the Teaching Professor academic staff titles. Provost J. Britz provided the following updates: 1) He would like to initiate a campus process to… Read More