The Faculty Senate provides organization structure through elected representatives to advise university administration in academic, educational, and personnel matters affecting the welfare of the university. There are 220 senators representing more than 2,200 faculty.

The Faculty Senate meets in 272 Bascom Hall at 3:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month of the academic year except September and January.

FACULTY SENATE MEETING
Monday, 6 February 2017   3:30 p.m.
272 Bascom Hall

A G E N D A 
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1.    Memorial Resolutions for
        Professor Emeritus Roberto Sanchez (Fac Doc 2661)
        Professor Emeritus Sung-Feng Wen (Fac Doc 2662)

2.    Announcements/Information Items.

3.    Question Period.

4.    Minutes of December 5, 2016 Meeting (consent).

5.    Report of the Nominations for Election to the Committee on Committees
The following faculty members are nominated for election by the Faculty Senate to fill a vacancy on the Committee on Committees in the Physical Sciences Division for a 4-year term:
    •    John Yin (District 34, Engineering/Chemical Engineering)
    •    Dan Vimont (District 64, L&S/Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences)
6.    Committee on Committees Annual Report for 2017: Nominations for Faculty-Elected Committees (Fac Doc 2663)

7.    University Curriculum Committee Annual Report for 2015-2016 (Fac Doc 2664)

8.    University Library Committee Annual Report for 2015-2016 (Fac Doc 2665)

9.    Proposal to Change Faculty Policies and Procedures 5.14., 5.30., 6.09., 7.06., and 7.10. to Clarify Chancellor and Provost Roles (Fac Doc 2666)

10.    Proposal to Change Faculty Policies and Procedures 7.20. per Revised UW System Policy on Leaves of Absence (Fac Doc 2667)

11.    Research Misconduct Policy (for vote)
    a.    Summary of Changes (Fac Doc 2668)
    b.    Research Misconduct Policy (Fac Doc 2668a)
    c.    Proposal to Change Faculty Policies and Procedures 9.14. to Incorporate the Changes to the Research Misconduct Policy (Fac Doc 2668b)
12.    Post-tenure review (first reading) (Fac Doc 2639 with modifications)
Revised in response to Board of Regent revision of RPD 20-9 (wisconsin.edu/regents/policies/periodic-post-tenure-review-in-support-of-tenured-faculty-development/) and related “Approval of Interim Post-Tenure Review Policy Language, as may be Needed for Individual UW Institutions” (pp. 200-205 of wisconsin.edu/regents/download/meeting_materials/2016(3)/december/Education-Committee-pdf-December-2016.pdf)

 


 
Agendas link to all the documents for each meeting. Minutes include the faculty documents (individually linked), transcriptions, and audio recordings; see specific dates below, or browse all.

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 1 May 2017
      14 April 2017
 3 April 2017
      17 March 2017
 6 March 2017
      17 February 2017
 6 February 2017
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  Recording
 5 December 2016
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 7 November 2016
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26 September 2016
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17 May 2016
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 2 May 2016
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 4 April 2016
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 7 March 2016
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 1 February 2016
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