October 20, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the Scenario Planning Group has met and spring break will not be canceled next semester to avoid further disruption of the academic calendar. The survey administered by D. Clark and K. Eilers about student’s impressions of… Read More

October 13, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the 2030 Work Group: Each of four groups has been broken down into subgroups to work on specific tasks with the goal of submitting the report by the end of January. In the interim reports to… Read More

October 6, 2020

K. Dolan reported that CARES funding must be spent by December; campus is waiting to hear from the UW System about funding for Spring. Spring break may not be scheduled for 50% of the UW campuses but UWM is still… Read More

September 29, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the meeting of the Scenario Planning Work Group last Friday to discuss plans for spring 2021. Antigen testing of the 1900 students in the dorms is being increased weekly; testing of asymptomatic off-campus students is also… Read More

September 22, 2020

K. Dolan reported on COVID tenure clock extensions: 26 non-tenured faculty have requested these to date. The majority of requests come from Nursing and Letters and Science, with some from Public Health and Engineering. More requests are likely during the… Read More

September 15, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the first full UW System Faculty Reps meeting is this Friday. COVID numbers continue to increase in all communities in Wisconsin with UW campuses. UW System President Thompson has indicated that the two-week pause is the… Read More

September 8, 2020

K. Dolan reported that the December commencement will be virtual; feedback from participants in the virtual spring commencement will be used to improve the December event. Chancellor Mone reported that the enrollment decline of 5% overall is better than expected;… Read More

September 1, 2020

Provost Britz reported on plans to hold monthly meeting with SAC and other student organization representatives. Student evaluations are a priority, as is encouraging faculty to use Canvas rather than other platforms for instruction. 2030+ implementation group members are being… Read More

August 25, 2020

K. Dolan welcomed new members Nigel Rothfels, Ivy Hu and Dev Misra. The meeting schedule with the Chancellor and the Provost is being finalized. K. Dolan reported on the Scenario Planning Committee meeting, which has shifted to planning for spring… Read More

August 11, 2020

K. Dolan reported on the changes to Title IX campus policies that are being put into place by the Trump administration. The new guidelines go into effect Friday; the UW System has created a series of emergency rules working with… Read More