The committee met with Sarah Morgan, Chair of the Academic Staff Committee, and discussed items of mutual interest, including the plenary/joint governance meeting on Wednesday, January 28. The Faculty/Faculty Senate meeting will be held on Thursday, January 29th. We also discussed recent press reports about plans for the University System to be unveiled in the governor’s budget on February 3. See the article on Madison.com, “Walker Administration Considering More Autonomy for UW System”.
Sarah and Mark Schwartz have a joint meeting of the academic staff and faculty reps with System Administration in Madison on January 23, and may find out more about these proposals.