University of Wisconsin--Madison
shared governance document
3 November 2014
Chancellor Rebecca Blank called the meeting to order at 3:34 p.m. with 173 voting members present (110 needed for quorum).
Professor Emeritus Alan Gurman. faculty document 2515
Professor Emerita Susan B. Horwitz. faculty document 2516
Professor Emeritus Eldo C. Koenig. faculty document 2517
Professor Emeritus Joseph T. Lawton. faculty document 2518
Chancellor Blank called attention to the Budget in Brief document distributed at the door.
Chancellor Blank announced upcoming public sessions on the budget and the creation of search and screen committees for the Dean of the Graduate School and the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.
There were no questions.
There were no questions or comments.
The motion was seconded.
Professor Chad Goldberg (Sociology) moved to amend the legislation by inserting “Nor is it intended to constrain the freedom of faculty to speak out about troubling matters, criticize the administration or university policies, take part in political protest, or promote and participate in labor unions.” before the last sentence of the last paragraph of Part I; add “union representative” to the list of intermediaries in Part II, Section A, first paragraph; and insert “The written complaint filed with the Provost must also be shared with the faculty member or members against whom the disciplinary or dismissal process is initiated.” before the last sentence of the first paragraph in Part II, Section B. The motion was seconded.The senate discussed the amendment.
The motion to amend passed by a hand vote of 106 yes, 63 no.
Ample discussion followed.Professor Noah Feinstein (Curriculum and Instruction) moved the previous question. The motion was seconded.
The motion to call the question passed by voice vote.
The motion as amended passed by voice vote.
There were several comments and ample discussion.The motion passed by voice vote.
Students Calla Born and Kate Wiedel (Associated Students of Madison) presented information on the benefits of early textbook adoption.There was one comment.
The meeting adjourned at 4:46 p.m.
The motion passed without objection or comment.