Academic Staff Assembly Document #359
13 February 2006
Changes to ASPP, Chapter 14, Committees of the University
e. Professional Development and Recognition Committee
i. Responsibilities. The Professional Development and Recognition Committee is charged with promoting the concept of professional development and recognition for UW Madison academic staff; working with campus administration to explore and develop programs that will enhance the professional skills and abilities, and develop a recognition process for academic staff; making recommendations regarding the review of and changes to academic staff professional development guidelines; reviewing or establishing review mechanisms for UW Madison proposals under the UW System Professional Development Program and any similar programs through the UW System or the UW-Madison; working with campus administration and faculty to locate or create funding resources for professional development and recognition for academic staff; developing a permanent forum series structure for the enrichment of UW-Madison academic staff; working with campus administration in selecting academic staff for professional recognition, awards and special training programs; and coordinating publicity efforts and public relations for the recognition of outstanding contributions made by academic staff to the campus and within their professions. The Professional Development and Recognition Committee shall make recommendations on these matters and report its activities to the Academic Staff Assembly.
ii. Committee Size. The Professional Development and Recognition Committee shall consist of
nine twelve members.
(a) Eligibility. Members of the academic staff holding a paid appointment shall be eligible to serve on the Professional Development and Recognition Committee providing they are not excluded under 14.12.2.e.iii(b).
(b) Exclusions. No more than two members may be from the same district or
three four members from the same school, college or division.
v. Election Processes.
(a) One-third of the Professional Development and Recognition Committee shall be elected each year.