Minutes: May 16, 2006

Present: Karpinsky, Brunk, Jacobson, Robinson, Veglahn, Richter, Weiland, Heyer, Van Roosenbeek

Excused: Hoeft

Guests: Tim Walls


            Distinguish between the two meetings that took place on May 8.  Marcia

            Johnson-Sage’s name is spell incorrectly at the end of the minutes.

            Jacobson – Weiland




Town Hall Meeting

Topic: Freedom of Speech v. Hate Speech

            -underrepresented groups are the ones working on the issue

            -discussion of The Second Supper

            -a change is needed in the institution

                        ~lack of awareness

            -starts at the top

            -climate doesn’t allow for discussion

            -lack of people at certain events 

Search and Screen Discussion

Statement – will be sent to Faculty Senate chair, Provost, Student Association President

            The Academic Staff Council of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is

            disappointed that the recent search did not result in the appointment of a

            permanent dean for the College of Science and Health.  The Academic

            Staff Council strongly recommends a review of the search and screen

            procedures to ensure clear communication to all future search and

            screen committees regarding their charge.

            It is important for all university groups to work together in the spirit of

            shared governance for the benefit of the university and its students.

            Richter – Brunk


Committee Assignments

            Deadline for volunteer sign up is Friday.  Next week, Vice Chair Van

            Roosenbeek and Liz will work on assignments and hope to send oout

            an announcement.

Budget and Planning

            Van Roosenbeek will look into where the money for the Chancellor

            search and screen comes form.

AS Representative

            Meeting on Thursday.  Joint with faculty reps and meeting with President

            Reilly.  The topics of discussion will be communication across levels

            and effective shared governance 

Summer Exec Meetings

            June 12 and July 10 at 8:00am in 217 Graff.