Academic Staff Executive Committee Minutes 07-13-17Approved 7-27-17
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017
55 Bascom Hall
Members Present: Bruno Browning; Aaron Crandall; Jenny Dahlberg; Beth Giles; Mallory Musolf; Kevin Niemi, Chair; Jim Rogers; Deb Shapiro
Guests: Sarah Mangelsdorf, Jake Smith
The meeting was called to order at 1:33 p.m.
The minutes of June 29, 2017, were approved.
Chair Kevin Niemi reported that Anja Wanner reached out about continuing the chairs meetings for this coming year. They will start again in August once the new Central Committee chair is elected. One of their projects will be the charge for the Ad Hoc Committee on Shared Governance. ASEC will need to meet to discuss a nomination to the University Health Services Search and Screen Committee. Kevin is preparing an ongoing issues document for ASEC that will be shared at the next meeting.
Secretary of the Academic Staff Heather Daniels reported that the Ad Hoc Committee on Title and Total Compensation Academic Staff Communications met for the first time. They mainly spent the meeting discussing the project as it currently stands. They will meet again in a couple of weeks. Michael Bernard-Donals has asked ASEC to provide feedback on the Hostile and Intimidating Behavior website. Heather will send out the address, and ASEC can discuss feedback at the July 27 ASEC meeting.
Aaron Crandall and Deb Shapiro attended the shared governance sessions for the Facilities Planning and Management finalists.
Guest: Sarah Mangelsdorf, Provost
Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf was introduced to the new two members of ASEC, Jim Rogers and Beth Giles. She reported there was no progress on the state budget. The Board of Regents did announce that UW-Madison will be receiving a smaller distribution of funds from the lapse that is being returned to UW System. UW System is just beginning to work with campuses in regards to the metrics to be used for budget distributions.
• ASEC Introductions and Orientation
Kevin Niemi walked the group through a number of points about the way ASEC operates. Topics included: right of chair to end conversation; closed session vs open session; meeting preparation; representing academic staff at large; voting items; quorum and regular visitors to ASEC.
• 2016-17 Assembly Statistics
Heather shared the attendance and email message statistics for Assembly representatives for 2017-18. Kevin will share some of the aggregated numbers at the Assembly meeting in September.
• Liaison Assignments-Campus Groups
Mallory Musolf will handle ASPRO; Beth will handle Board of Regent meetings and Jenny Dahlberg will cover the Faculty Senate.
• Motion to appoint Aaron Crandall to the Campus Planning Committee (Browning). Seconded. Approved.
• Motion to appoint Deb Shapiro to the University Academic Planning Council (Crandall). Seconded. Approved.
• 2017-18 Priority Planning Preparation
ASEC plans to have the standing committee chairs visit with ASEC this fall instead of holding an annual planning meeting. ASEC will try this process with the co-chairs of CEBC at the next ASEC meeting.
• Provost Topics
Meeting adjourned at 3:58 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Heather Daniels, Secretary of the Academic Staff