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

February 13, 2018

The UC discussed the draft resolution to Ray Cross on the valuing of shared governance along with possibility of inviting Ray Cross to a Senate meeting. There were also updates on how the UW-College restructuring efforts are moving forward.

February 6, 2018

Chair O’Connor reported on the UW Reps meeting where UW System President Ray Cross stood by his comment disparaging shared governance. A resolution was drafted jointly with AAUP to advance to the Senate for approval demanding Cross re-commit to his… Read More

January 30, 2018

Chair O’Connor reported on ongoing work in the governance working group for the 2-year college restructuring. He shared several emerging questions that arose from the group’s review of the UWM Policies & Procedures. Tim Danielson presented the UC with a… Read More

January 23, 2018

Academic Staff Committee chair Sue Cashin attended to discuss academic staff questions related to the proportion of academic staff with probationary and indefinite status and graduate faculty status. Chair O’Connor updated on the 2-year college restructuring; O’Connor is beginning to… Read More

January 16, 2018

Chair O’Connor attended a UW-Waukesha meeting today with the Provost to share information about UW-Milwaukee with the Waukesha faculty. Provost Britz attended the UC and provided updates about the UWW and UWWC restructuring efforts. There was a review and discussion… Read More

January 9, 2018

The University Committee welcomed Dr. Kathleen Dolan to the committee. The chair and committee members gave multiple updates on developments since the last UC meeting such as communications from UW-System related to the 2-year colleges. UC members who visited UW-WC… Read More

December 12, 2017

The Chancellor met with the UC to discuss several items. There have recently been two listening sessions held related to the joining of the Washington County and Waukesha colleges to UWM. A UC member will attend joint meetings, to be… Read More

December 5, 2017

Chair O’Connor met last week with faculty representatives of the two-year colleges to discuss faculty governance structures for structuring how these institutions will join UWM. The Provost noted updates to the dean searches, the status of pressing issues on the… Read More