October 23, 2018

UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported on the Chancellor’s Expanded Cabinet meeting. Faculty and staff are reminded to complete the annual security training, which needs to be completed by the end of the month. UWM will be hosting the Gubernatorial debate this Friday. Ben Shapiro has been invited to campus by the College Republicans and will be giving a talk on November 12th. The Title and Total Compensation Study was discussed, and the UC is monitoring its progress.

Policy on distance participation was discussed, to address how voting will be conducted at UWM-Washington County and UWM-Waukesha County. UC will look at specific wording of the policy at next week’s meeting. UC also discussed the calculation of workload across schools and colleges.

L&S Dean Scott Gronert met with the UC to become more familiar with the role of the UC in the university.

UC member Kathy Dolan reported that the CHS Dean search has now been slowed, to allow for additional applications to be solicited and received. It is anticipated that candidates will be invited to campus in spring.

UC member John Reisel reported that committee recommendations for Lubar Dean search finalists will be delivered to the Provost next week.