University Committee Meeting Minutes 2013-09-23

University Committee Meeting Minutes

approved September 30, 2013

September 23, 2013

Present: Bernard-Donals, Cook, Fair, Farrar Edwards, Meyerand, Petty 

1. The meeting began at 1:00 p.m.
2. Motion made (Farrar Edward) and seconded to approve minutes of the meeting of September 16, 2013.  Unanimous.
3. The committee conveyed to Vice Chancellor Bazzell that a high demand compensation fund is desired.
4. Motion made (Cook) and seconded to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c), and (f) to discuss personnel matters.  Unanimous.
5. The committee reconvened in open session at 2:34 p.m.
6. The University Committee expressed support for the final draft PVL for the administrative search specialist, with the addition of language that allows the UC chair to request special projects.
7. Motion made (Bernard-Donals) and seconded to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c), and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Unanimous.
8. The committee reconvened in open session at 3:08 p.m.
9. In response to the recommendation from the Advisory Committee for the Office for Equity and Diversity to create vice provost position to ensure compliance of ADA and other issues, the UC requests from Professor Que Lan the OED annual report.  The UC would like to more fully understand the background of the general issues related to the OED.
10. The committee approved the charge to the Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits.
11. The committee approved the October Faculty Senate agenda.
12. Motion made (Cook) and seconded to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c), and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Unanimous.
13. The committee reconvened in open session at 5:15 p.m.
14. The meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Andrea Poehling, secretary of the faculty