Academic Staff Council Minutes - March 23, 2009
Called to order at 3:06pm.
Excused: Robinson, Heyer, Vahala
The resolution was approved and forwarded on to the appropriate people. Leahy suggested that the Academic Staff Council also forward the resolution to the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee. Van Roosenbeek met with Cyndi Taylor, a union representative, who shared a list of UW-L staff and the union they would join. However, the list is not up to date nor is it complete.
III. System Representative
forwarded a letter to the group that was sent to President
Reilly by the System Representatives group about UPG 3.05.
The Council decided to also forward the letter to
Chancellor Gow, Vice Chancellor Hetzel, Provost Enz Finken, Vice
Chancellor Knudson, Faculty Senate and Student Senate.
Motion to state that the Academic Staff Council also
supports the stance taken in the letter, First, Sasaki, Second,
IV. Joint Planning and Budget
Van Roosenbeek distributed an ‘Auxiliary Assessment for Financial Aid and 1% Across-the-Board’ sheet which was the focus of the most recent JPB meeting. The second box, ‘Recommended Distribution for Auxiliary Assessment’ is how they decided to come up with the money UW-L has to give for financial aid. The Council would like to send a resolution about this. Leahy and Sasaki will draft a resolution and send it out to the rest of the Council.
There are five seats up for election. The Council brainstormed people that may be interested.
VI. Academic Staff Forum
We are accepting questions via email and people will also be able to submit them anonymously at the forum. Encourage people to attend and submit questions.
VII. Morale Retreat
April 2 from 10:30am – 2:00pm. Sponsored by Campus Climate.
are available for the International Banquet.
The Mission Statement Drafts are out. The results will come back the governance groups.
Meeting adjourned at 4:04pm.