Minutes: March 25, 2003 

Present:   Goudie, Jacobson, Petersen, Reinert, Walls, Weiland, Graumann, Naber, Sweetman, Torstveit, and Wirkus 

I.        Chair Wirkus called the meeting to order at 3:00 PM.

II.       Approval of minutes.  M/S/P.

III.      Roll Call – Introductions – Welcome to Guests 

IV.     Chancellor Hastad spoke with the ASC and guests about the budget and how it will affect the University, changing academic staff contracts, long-range goals of the University, and an update of the Strategic Plan.  He also discussed diversity on campus, minority status as a factor when considering prospective students’ applications, representation of IRAS.  He has no issues/challenges for the ASC to address. 

V.    Election results:

a.  June Reinert and Marcia Johnson-Sage from Student Development.

b.  Guy Herling from the Colleges.

c.  Pat Karpinsky from At-Large.

d.  Bill Graumann, Lori Petersen, and Wayne Jacobson will be retiring from the Council.

e.  This change will occur at the April 22, 2003 meeting. 

VI.     The ASC Office has received 2-3 Excellence Award Nominations as of now. 

VII.    The Professional Development Committee will be meeting to determine recipients. 

VIII.   No Strategic Plan update. 

IX.     Ron Lostetter will be speaking Thursday from 2:30-3:30 in GMH 260.  There will be 40 minutes for questions from the audience.  It will be videotaped and played in 102 Wing twice on Friday, March 28. 

X.      June Reinert will scan the documents provided by Lori Petersen regarding the IRAS survey questions/concerns.  She will send it to the Council electronically.   

XI.     New Business

a.  Special meeting April 1, 3pm in 104 Wing.  The ASC needs to provide feedback on the reorganization proposal to the Provost. 

b.  Contract issue and writing letters about the budget issue are agenda items for April 1.

c.  VC Naber and Chair Wirkus will possibly attend the Joint Finance meeting at Committee UW Platteville.  Joe Heim would like at least two academic staff and two faculty to attend, to explain how the budget crisis will affect UWL faculty and staff.

d.  ASC Chair Compensation Policy should be reviewed and shared with the Chancellor.  Chair Wirkus also has an additional option for compensation to propose, which he will email out. 

XII.   Adjournment 

M/S/P to adjourn at 4:38 p.m. 


Respectfully submitted,
Sarah Westbrook, PA