May 1, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Kris O’Connor who was elected to chair the University Committee next academic year. There was discussion of post-tenure review process with the representatives of the divisional committees. Several members of UWM administration presented an overview of the new budget model. 

April 24, 2018

Interim dean Dave Clark attended the UC meeting to answer questions about the meta-major. Academic Staff Committee chair, Sue Cashin, attended to discuss academic staff contracts and titling related to the university colleges restructuring and the issue of College voting rights in non-teaching… Read More

April 17, 2018

Chair O’Connor provided updates on the UW-Colleges restructuring. It was reported that the post-tenure review was discussed at the dean’s meeting today and the importance of following the process was discussed. Divisional committees are clarifying the divisional committee role in the post-tenure review process.  Provost… Read More

April 10, 2018

Chair O’Connor just returned from a meeting today with UW-Waukesha faculty and are arranging a meeting with UW-Washington County faculty later this week to continue the discussion on governance and restructuring. Chancellor Mone attended the UC meeting and updates include… Read More

April 3, 2018

Chair O’Connor met with student leadership to share information about the College of General Studies (CGS) and will attend part of the Regent’s meeting this week. Provost Britz updated the UC on several topics related to the CGS, the upcoming Regents… Read More

March 27, 2018

Chair O’Connor reported talking with the UC chair at UW-Madison about their workload policy. Now that the document establishing the College of General Studies has passed the Faculty Senate, work to establish the Division is moving forward. The chair of… Read More

March 13, 2018

Chair O’Connor reported on several meetings this past week. The UW Faculty Reps meeting continued discussion about UW-Stevens Point. Chancellor Mone discussed several issues with the UC including the UW-Colleges restructuring. Dr. Nadya Fouad attended to present consideration of a… Read More

March 6, 2018

The UC chair will attend the UW faculty reps meeting this Friday. There were updates discussed related to the document establishing the policies & procedures of the UW-system colleges restructuring; the document will come to the next Senate meeting for… Read More

February 27, 2018

The UC Chair provided an update from the Chancellor’s expanded cabinet meeting including the news that the Carnegie Foundation changed the R1 review window from 5 to 3 years meaning UWM will hear sooner about R1 renewal sooner than expected. The chair also reported back… Read More

February 20, 2018 

Chair O’Connor provided updates to the UW Colleges-restructuring efforts. A drafted new college proposal, organizational chart, and budget was shared and discussed and will be presented to the Academic Planning and Budget Committee (APBC) this week. The Provost attended with several updates and there was a… Read More