August 15, 2023

Outgoing UC Chair Schwartz reported that the UW System President has invited all campus faculty representatives to his residence to discuss system planning. The meeting will take place later this week. In member reports, Boyland reported that the new Provost’s… Read More

May 23, 2023

Provost Gronert spoke at APBC last week. Graduate enrollments are up, especially in Engineering and Business with international students. It’s not clear what the situation is for undergraduate students. Regarding UW System President Rothman’s rule to disallow mandatory DEI statements… Read More

May 9, 2023

In members reports: Schwartz noted the statement on TTC by the APBC. The GFC appears to have converged on a process to handle requests for longer-term embargoes of theses and dissertations. The basic structure and operations of UW-System shared governance… Read More

May 2, 2023

Provost Gronert reported on three topics: Prof. Rebecca Klaper has been named the Dean of the School of Freshwater Sciences A “Washington County Working Group” will be appointed to examine the recently published “Washington County Task Force” report which recommended… Read More

April 25, 2023

In members reports: The APBC met Thursday last week with Provost Gronert. The SSEA met and approved questionnaires for the four classes of administrators being evaluated. It was suggested that the scales be reversed so that “5” was “Excellent” to… Read More

April 18, 2023

Provost Gronert visited the UC today with two items to discuss: As per University policies, he informed us that a tenure-clock extension was granted to someone due to a birth. The library is considering proposing a policy to permit access… Read More

April 11, 2023

UC Chair Schwartz reported that UW Faculty Reps were made aware of proposed revisions to System Policy 102 which governs new and revised programs, as well as a proposed new system-wide Provost council. Boyland reported that the proposed SSEA revisions… Read More

April 4, 2023

Dean Peters of Engineering made a short appearance before the UC to consult about augmentation of a departmental executive committee. The UC felt the action was appropriate. Interim Provost Gronert came to the UC and was asked to discuss two… Read More

March 14, 2023

In member reports: The UC has been asked to recommend faculty to the search committee for a new chief partnership officer. The committee identified a few individuals whose names will be forwarded to the administration. UW System President Rothman will… Read More

March 7, 2023

Provost Gronert met with the UC. He reported that the testing center has been assigned several backup personnel and that they should be able to reduce the lead time required for instructors to request ScanTron processing. Also, UITS repaired the… Read More