University Committee Agendas and Minutes June 2016 to May 2017

University Committee Meeting Minutes

Meetings minutes are linked from each agenda once approved.


 June 6, 2016
 August 29, 2016
 October 10, 2016
 November 7, 2016
 December 5, 2016
 January 4, 2017 February 6, 2017
March 6, 2017 April 3, 2017 May 1
 July 11  September 12  October 17  November 14  December 12 January 9 February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
 July 12   September 26  October 24  November 21  December 19 January 17  February 20March 20: cancelledApril 17May 15
 July 25    October 31  November 28   January 23
 February 27
March 24
April 24
May 22
          

University Committee Agendas and Minutes June 2017 to present
University Committee Agendas and Minutes June 2015 to May 2016
University Committee Minutes June 2014-May 2015
University Committee Minutes June 2013-May 2014
University Committee Minutes June 2012-May 2013

Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair); Ventura, Warner
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of May 8, 2017
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of May 15, 2017
5. Legislative update (PROFS)
6. Orientation for incoming UC members
7. (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
8. (1:40) IT security assessments
9. (2:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee appointments, grievance.
10. (2:30) Reconvene in open session.
11. Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
12. Wrap-up and adjournment.



Agenda for May 15, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
[12:30 – PROFS Board of Directors]
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of May 8, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:10) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Grievance.
6. (1:40) Reconvene in open session.
7. Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf) 
8. (2:00) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
9. (2:20) VC for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
10. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
11. (3:00) Possible revisions to Hostile and Intimidating Behavior policies (Michael Bernard-Donals)
12. (3:20) College of Engineering APC discussion about dual roles (Greg Nellis, Elizabeth Harris, Sue Babcock)
13. Wrap-up and adjournment.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-05-15

 Agenda for May 8, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of May 1, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:20) Employee Prevention and Training re Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault (Patrick Sheehan, Cathy Trueba)
6. (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller) 
7. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf) 
8. (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (William Karpus)
9. (no earlier than 2:30) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee appointments.
10. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

 Agenda for May 1, 2017
REVISED
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of April 24, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:10) Blanket dual role waiver for summer sessions (Jeff Russell, Sarah Barber)
6. Dual role waiver policy exceptions 
7. (1:50) Wisconsin Experience and VP for Student Life update (Lori Berquam) 
8. (2:20) Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning update (Steve Cramer)
9. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10. (no later than 3:00) Adjournment
[3:30 p.m. – UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom]

  Agenda for April 24, 2017
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino, Litovsky
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of April 17, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:10) OED Advisory Committee annual report (Parmesh Ramanathan)
6.    (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
7.    (1:40) Credit load policy (Steve Cramer, Jocelyn Milner, Leslie Smith)
8.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
9.    (2:20) Athletic Board update (Laurel Rice)
10.    (no earlier than 2:30) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers.
11.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of April 10, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Committee appointment authorities
6. Faculty Senate agenda review
7. (1:20) Senate resolution (Ellen Samuels)
8. (1:40) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick) 
9. (2:00) Chief Information Officer update (Michael Lehman, Rafi Lazimy)
10. (2:20) Chief of Police update (Kristen Roman)
11. (2:50) Performance-based funding (Nick Hillman) 
12. (no earlier than 3:15) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, grievances.
13. Reconvene in open session to adjourn

Agenda for April 10, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Broman, Litovsky

1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of April 3, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:20) Officer Education Committee annual report (John Hall)
6.    (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    Wrap-up and adjournment.



Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of March 24, 2017
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of March 27, 2017
5. Legislative update (PROFS)
6. Preparation for Faculty Senate meeting.
7. Dual role waiver policy.
8. (1:20) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee assignments, rule waivers.
9. (1:45) Reconvene in open session
10. VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
11. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
12. (2:20) VC for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
13. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank) 
14. (no later than 3:00) Adjournment.
[3:30 – UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom Hall]
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-04-03


 Agenda for March 27, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of March 13, 2017
4. Senate agenda review
5. Legislative update (PROFS)
6. (1:10) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller) 
7. (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
8. (1:40) Ebling Library update (Julie Schneider) 
9. Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievance follow-up. 
10. (2:40) Reconvene in open session
11. Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
12. (3:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievance follow-up.
13. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-03-27


Agenda for March 24, 2017

Interviews for Athletic Board
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-03-24



Agenda for March 13, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of March 6, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:10) Clinical and Tenure Tracks (Robert Golden)
6.    Proposed campus shared governance committee
7.    Immigration and International Advisory Council
8.    Cybersecurity Risk Management Policy
9.    Transmittal of post-tenure review policy to UW System/Board of Regents
10.    Committee appointment authorities
11.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
12.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
13.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
14.    Wrap-up and adjournment
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-03-13

Agenda for March 6, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Bowers
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2017
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of February 27, 2017
5. Faculty Senate preparation
6. College/School APC documentation update
7. Legislative update (PROFS)
8. (1:10) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievance follow-up.
9. (1:50) Reconvene in open session.
10. Chief Human Resources Officer update (Wayne Guthrie)
11. Titling & Compensation (Wayne Guthrie, Mary Luther)
12. (2:20) High performer admissions (André Phillips)
13. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
14. (no later than 3:00 pm) Adjournment
[3:30 PM – UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom Hall]
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-03-06

Agenda for February 27, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:10) IRB Survey (Marsha Mailick, Jan Greenberg)
6.    (1:30) Research facilities (Marsha Mailick, Laurent Heller)
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    Senate agenda review
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (no earlier than 3:00 pm) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievance follow-up.
11.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-02-27


Agenda for February 20, 2017
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of February 13, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Senate agenda review
6. (1:30) Office of Compliance update (Cathy Trueba)
7. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8. (2:20) VC for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
9. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10. (3:00) VP for Teaching and Learning update (Steve Cramer)
11. (no earlier than 3:15 pm) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievance.
12. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-02-20


Agenda for February 13, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Litovsky
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of February 6, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Transfers from clinical track to tenure track
Decision: Guidance request from divisional committee
Discussion: Equity and policy issues
6.    Post-tenure review policy
7.    Discussion: Changing “Social Studies” division to “Social Sciences” division
8.    (1:20) Final report from the ad hoc committee on equitable and inclusive health care (Margie Rosenberg, Stephanie Tai)
9.    (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
10.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
11.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
12.    (no earlier than 3:00 pm) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments.
13.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-02-13



February 6, 2017 (revised)
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1.    (1:30) Meeting commences (open session) NOTE MODIFIED START TIME
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 30, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Campus carry petition
6.    Clinical and tenure tracks
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
9.    (no later than 3:00) Adjourn
[3:30 PM – UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom]
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-02-06


Agenda for January 30, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Bowers
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 23, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Faculty Senate agenda review
6. (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
7. (1:40) Items for Senate consideration (Chad Goldberg)
8. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
9. (2:20) Indigenous Peoples Resolution (Carmen Goséy, Misha Johnson)
10. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
11. (3:00) Campus carry (Sally Rohrer, Carmen Goséy, Katherine Kerwin)
12. SMPH and Vet Med track transfer policies
13. Wrap-up and adjournment
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-01-30


Agenda for January 23, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
[12:30 PM: PROFS Board of Directors meeting]
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 17, 2017
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:20) Athletic Board update (Laurel Rice)
6.    (1:40) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
7.    Faculty Senate preparation (post-tenure review and FPP modifications)
8.    (2:10) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee assignments, grievances.
9.    (2:40) Reconvene in open session.
10.    Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
11.    Board of Regents policies on sexual harassment, consensual relations, personnel (Rachel Jeris)
12.    Wrap-up and adjournment
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-01-23


Agenda for January 17, 2017
[rescheduled from January 16, a university holiday]
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (2:30) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
3. Announcements and updates
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 4, 2017
5. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 9, 2017
6. Legislative update (PROFS)
7. (3:00) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
8. Post-tenure review policy
9. (4:00) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10. (no earlier than 4:15) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers and committee assignments.
11. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-01-17


Agenda for January 9, 2017
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman (chair), Litovsky, Wanner
Expected absent: Wendt
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of January 4, 2017
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:20) VC for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
6. (1:40) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
7. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8. (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
9. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10. (no earlier than 3:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, grievance, committee assignments.
11. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-01-09

Agenda for January 4, 2017 [rescheduled from January 2, a university holiday]
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (11:30) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of December 19, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (11:40) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
6. Post-tenure review update
7. DISCUSSION: Response to criticism of Sajnani course ("The Problem of Whiteness")
8. (1:00) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
9. (no earlier than 1:20) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, grievance, committee assignments.
10. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2017-01-04

Agenda for December 19, 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of December 5, 2016
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of December 12, 2016
5. Legislative update (PROFS)
6. (1:10) Research Misconduct Policy (Dan Uhlrich, Brian Vaughan)
7. (1:25) University Library Committee annual report (Dan Klingenberg, Ed Van Gamert)
8. (1:40) Post-tenure review policy  
9. (2:20) Wisconsin Experience (Steve Cramer)
10. (2:40) OED Advisory Committee recommendation on campus climate (Parmesh Ramanathan)
11. Wrap-up and adjournment
University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-12-19


Agenda for December 12, 2016

Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of December 5, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
6.    (1:40) VC for Research and Graduation Education update (Marsha Mailick)
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (3:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers and committee assignments.
11.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-12-12


Agenda for December 5,  2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:15) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of November 28, 2016
4. Senate meeting preparation
5. (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller) 
6. (2:00) Summer Term Steering Committee report (Jeff Russell, Sarah Barber) 
7. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
8. (no later than 3:00) Adjourn.
[3:30 PM: UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom]

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-12-05

Agenda for November 28,  2016
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino, Litovsky
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of November 21, 2016
4.    PROFS annual report (Judith Burstyn)
5.    Senate agenda review
6.    Post-tenure review clarification letter
7.    (1:40) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick) 
8.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf) 
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (3:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers.
11.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-11-28



Agenda for November 21, 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of November 14, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:20) Minor Protection and Adult Leadership Policy (Patrick Sheehan, Mark Walters)
6. (1:35) Religious discrimination resolution (David Rosenthal)
7. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8. (2:20) DACA students resolution (Amy Stambach, Jerome Camal)
9. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10. (3:00) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers.
11. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-11-21


Agenda for November 14, 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of November 7, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:10) Athletic Board update (Laurel Rice)
6.    Academic staff titles
7.    Indigenous peoples resolutions
8.    7th year reviews
9.    Religious discrimination resolution
10.    (1:40) Ad hoc committee on family leave (Michael Bernard-Donals)
11.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (William Karpus)
12.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
13.    (3:00) Vice Chancellor for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
14.    (3:20) University Curriculum Committee (Leslie Smith)
15.    (no earlier than 3:30) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee appointments and rule waivers.
16.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-11-14


Agenda for November 7 , 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Bowers
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of October 31, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:20) Minor Protection and Adult Leadership Policy (Patrick Sheehan)
6.    (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration (Laurent Heller)
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    Review and preparation for Faculty Senate meeting
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (no later than 3:00) Adjourn
[3:30: Faculty Senate; 272 Bascom Hall]

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-11-07

Agenda for October 31, 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair)

Expected absent: Litovsky
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of October 24, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Review materials for November 7 Faculty Senate meeting
6.    (1:20) Information Technology (IT) Governance and Structure (Michael Lehman)
7.    (1:40) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
8.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (3:00) Professor of Practice (Ian Robertson)
11.    (no earlier than 3:15) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee appointments and rule waivers.
12.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-10-31


Agenda for October 24 , 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Discussion: Hostile and Intimidating Behavior (HIB) ad hoc committee report
6. (1:20) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
7. Review: Agenda and materials for November Faculty Senate meeting
8. Discussion: Consensual relations draft policy
9. (2:20) Libraries update (Ed Van Gamert)
10. Wrap-up and adjournment.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-10-24


Agenda for October 17, 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman (chair), Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (by phone)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of October 10, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:10) Associated Students of Madison update (Carmen Gosey)
6.    (1:30) Ad Hoc Committee on Hostile and Intimidating Behavior report
7.    (1:40) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee memberships.
8.    VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
9.    (2:00) Reconvene in open session
10.    Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
11.    Discussion: Post-Tenure Review Policy (preparation for November Senate)
12.    (2:40) Post-Tenure Review Policy (presentation to Board/System) (Rebecca Blank, Ray Taffora)
13.    (3:00) Committee on Women in the University (Bret Larget)
14.    (3:20) Ombuds update (Charles Snowden, Rosa Garner)
15.    (no earlier than 3:30) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee memberships.
16.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-10-17


Agenda for October 10, 2016 (Centenary of the dome fire on what was then called Main Hall)
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman (chair), Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (by phone)
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of September 26, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    (1:20) CURAFA proposed FPP changes (Kristyn Masters)
6.    (1:40) Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
7.    (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
8.    (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
9.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (3:00) Guidelines on promotion to full professor (Michael Bernard-Donals)
11.    (3:20) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee memberships.
12.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-10-10


Agenda for September 26 , 2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of September 19, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. (1:20) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers, committee memberships.
6. (1:40) Reconvene in open session
7. Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
8. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
9. (2:20) Vice Chancellor for University Relations update (Charlie Hoslet)
10. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
11. (no later than 3:00) Adjournment
[3:30: Faculty Senate, 272 Bascom Hall]

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-09-26


Agenda for September 19, 2016
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of September 12, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Charge to the Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits
6.    (1:10) Athletic Board update (Laurel Rice)

[Mandatory fire evacuation drill at approximately 1:30 p.m.]

7.    (1:40) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters.
8.    University Research Council transition (Marsha Mailick)
9.    (2:00) Reconvene in open session
10.    Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
11.    Review  Agenda and materials for September 26 Faculty Senate meeting
12.    Discussion: FPP updates and clarifications (ongoing)
13.    (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
14.    (3:00) Faculty travel policies (Guido Podesta)
15.    (3:15 or later) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers and committee membership.
16.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-09-19


Agenda for September 12,  2016
Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of August 29, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Review agenda and materials for September 26 Faculty Senate meeting
6. Discussion: Faculty Policies and Procedures updates and clarifications (ongoing) 
7. (1:40) VC for Finance and Administration update (Laurent Heller)
8. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf) 
9. (2:20) Dean of the Graduate School update (Bill Karpus)
10. (2:40) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank) 
11. (3:00) Accreditation update (Jocelyn Milner, Steve Cramer)
12. (3:20 or later) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waiver, committee membership, grievance follow-up.
13. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.



Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
[12:30 PROFS Board of Directors]
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of July 25, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Placement of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP)
6. Modifications to Post-Tenure Review (PTR) policies
7. Discussion: FPP updates and clarifications (ongoing) 
8. (1:40) Chief Diversity Officer update (Patrick Sims)
9. (2:00) Provost and VCFA updates (Sarah Mangelsdorf, Laurent Heller) 
10.   Campus IT governance structure (Michael Lehman, Rafi Lazimy)
11. (2:30) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank) 
12. (3:00) Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff update (Michael Bernard-Donals)
13.    Pay tools; Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits committee
14. (3:20) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waiver, committee membership and chairs (Wisconsin School of Business dean search & screen, Fac Compensation and Economic Benefits, Budget, Health Care), grievance.
15. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.



Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair) 
Expected absent: Litovsky
[12:30: PROFS Board of Directors]
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of July 11, 2016
4. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of July 12, 2016
5. Legislative update (PROFS)
6. Discussion: Faculty committee assignment appointing authority (continued)
7. Discussion: FPP updates and clarifications (ongoing)
8. (1:40) Interim VC for Finance and Administration update (Michael Lehman)
9. (2:00) Provost update (Sarah Mangelsdorf)
10. (2:30) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
11. (2:50) Library consolidation and organization (Grant Petty)
12. (3:10, or later pending completion of discussion items) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers (4), committee membership (UBS, UAPC, ad hoc health issues, Retirement), grievance.
13. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.



Agenda for July 12, 2016: Special meeting: Minutes are restricted.
Expected present: Amasino, Broman, Litovsky (by phone), Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Bowers
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Grievance. 
3. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

Expected present: Amasino, Broman, Wanner, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Bowers, Litovsky
1. (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2. Announcements and updates
3. Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of June 27, 2016
4. Legislative update (PROFS)
5. Discussion: Faculty committee assignment appointing authority
6. Discussion: FPP updates and clarifications (ongoing) 
7. (1:30) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
8. Discussion: Changes to Retirement Issues Committee
9. (2:10) VP for Faculty and Staff update (Michael Bernard-Donals)
10. Discussion (with VPFS): complaints and grievances processes
11. (2:40) Report on the future of the dissertation (Daniel Kleinman)
12. (3:00) Information Technology Committee update (Rafi Lazimy)
13. (3:30, or later pending completion of discussion items) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Rule waivers (3), committee membership (Retirement, Access and Accommodation, Student Panels, ad hoc access, Access and Accommodation, Labor Codes Licensing). 
14. Reconvene in open session to adjourn.


Agenda for June 27, 2016
Expected present: Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Amasino, Wanner
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of June 6, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Discussion: FPP updates, clarifications (senate alternates, external references, etc.)
6.    Discussion: Shared values statement
7.    (1:40) Title and Compensation Study (Mark Walters, Bob Lavigna, Sue Babcock)
8.    (2:10) VC for Research and Graduate Education update (Marsha Mailick)
9.    (2:30) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    (2:45) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee membership (Budget, search & screen, Access and Accommodation, honorary degrees, ad hoc), grievances, rule waivers.
11.    Reconvene in open session to adjourn.

Expected present: Amasino, Bowers, Broman, Litovsky, Wendt (chair)
Expected absent: Wanner
1.    (1:00) Meeting commences (open session)
2.    Announcements and updates
3.    Consent item: Approve minutes of the meeting of May 23, 2016
4.    Legislative update (PROFS)
5.    Progress report: Ad hoc committee on hostile and intimidating behavior
6.    (1:15) Motion to convene in closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) and (f) to discuss personnel matters. Committee membership (Budget, RSP, Access and Accommodation); grievances (2), rule waivers (4).
7.    (2:10) Reconvene in open session
8.    Dean of the Graduate School update (William Karpus)
9.    (2:30) Chancellor update (Rebecca Blank)
10.    Wrap-up and adjournment

University Committee Meeting Minutes 2016-06-06