UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
(pages II-600 through II-699)
INSTITUTIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES (see UWS 8.035.)
The committee consists of twelve members appointed by the chancellor from names submitted by the University Committee and the Academic Staff Committee or its delegate as specified under the Academic Staff Rules. In selecting members of the committee, the value of having different perspectives represented on the committee shall be taken into account. A majority of those selected should be knowledgeable about, or have experience in, outside activities.
Four members shall be selected each year to serve three-year terms.
Provides to any member of the unclassified staff and to the administration consultation and advice on the application of UWS Chapter 8.
Committee deliberations and actions upon requests for consultation or advice shall be in meetings not open to the public. Records obtained in connection with requests for consultation or advice shall be considered confidential university information.
Summaries of advice provided by the committee, without disclosing the identities of persons requesting such advice, shall be made public in an annual report.
The committee may form panels of at least three persons each. An order of rotation shall be established for the panels and requests for advice shall be assigned to the panels in sequence. When a request for advice is received the chair shall decide whether the request should be heard by the full committee or assigned to one of the panels.
Six faculty members, three each from the humanities and social sciences and no more than one from any department, appointed to staggered three year terms by the chancellor. Nominations are to be obtained from all deans of colleges and schools having faculty members in the humanities or social sciences. The deans' nominations shall be made in consultation with their academic planning committees. The chancellor's selections shall reflect the patterns of library use and shall be reviewed with the University Committee.
One faculty member appointed for a one year renewable term by the chancellor with appropriate regard to divisional representation.
Two academic staff members appointed by the chancellor for one-year renewable terms after consultation with the Academic Staff Executive Committee.
One faculty member from the University Library Committee selected by the University Library Committee to serve for a one year renewable term as liaison.
Two students, one graduate and one undergraduate, appointed to one year renewable terms.
Five non-voting members from the Memorial Library staff: the Director, and representatives for collection development, circulation, reference, and rare books.
Reviews and advises the Memorial Library Administration on policies related to collection development, collection evaluation, and bibliographic activities, especially in the humanities, social sciences, and general reference.
Advises the Memorial Library Administration on other major policy issues concerning, inter alia, staffing levels, budget, automation, and user regulations. Significant gift collections, special fund-raising efforts, major building and space remodeling projects, and major appointments are some of the items upon which the committee should be consulted.
Responds to the concerns of faculty, staff and students who use Memorial Library.
Receives regular reports on Memorial Library operations.