Minutes: August 5, 2004
PRESENT: Weiland, Karpinsky, Naber, Torstveit, Veglahn, Herling, Walls, Van Roosenbeek
EXCUSED: Jacobson, Reinert, Johnson-Sage
Review of 04-05 Full Council and Executive Committee
calendars and dates of Madison rep meetings. The annual
meeting will be on 9/28/04 in the Ward Room at 2:30. The
Executive Committee will meet before to set a firm agenda.
who attended the Leadership Conference discussed the various
workshops and shared information with the rest of the
draft briefing paper from the Leadership Conference was
shared. This paper will be used to educate people about the
academic staff and what positions they hold, and will be
sent to the chancellors and the new System president. It
was suggested that an electronic copy be sent to all
Student Wellness initiative was discussed. This is a high
priority for Provosts Hitch, and she will be asking Petra
Roter to do so as well. The Mayor’s Task Force will be
making recommendations as well, focusing mainly on alcohol.
The ASC’s role will be to continue to be appraised of
progress on this issue.
Swanson has been named the director of the new Advising
Center, with Sharie Brunk as one of the main advisors. They
have a webpage as well. Applications for the other advisor
positions are due in September. Career Services will
supervise the Advising Center, but will stay in the same
office this year.
Karpinsky reported for the Salary and Personnel Committee.
They will be addressing several issues, such as salary
compression, notifying staff when they’re eligible for
career progression, etc. The Faculty Senate will be
addressing the IAS issues, and the ASC would like to be
involved in this. Also, Donna Anderson is the contact for
the SLOAN project, which will be studying changes in the
academic workforce for the System.
Campus Climate update is on the web. Three main areas are
highlighted: workload and work/life balance;
advancement/recognition; and leadership. Feedback is due in
are several new search and screens on HR’s webpage. The
Council discussed position consolidation and new
reported for the Professional Development Committee. Janis
Von Ruden is the Excellence Award recipient this year.
There were only five nominees this year, and methods of
increasing the applicant pool were discussed. The Committee
will need to promote nominations as well as streamline the
process for nominees.
Council discussed replacing Sarah. CSDA students were
ASC Office needs to purchase a new computer, because the
hard drive failed on the old one. Ron Lostetter will notify
Chair Naber whether a new computer can be purchased or not.
Candidates will be coming to UWL on four nights this year
because of the elections. These sessions with the
candidates are generally well attended, especially by
Council discussed the new slogan and tag line for UWL.
“UWL, your distinct choice” “The view from the bluff is
Legislative Auditor’s Report on UW System’s Recent Audit
will be released this fall. They found too many
administrative positions and too much administrative money
International Task Force at UWL is investigating what’s
being done that’s global at UWL, and what more can be done.
Other institutions will be looked at for suggestions.
will be a new faculty orientation and fringe benefit
orientation this year. There is nothing scheduled for new
academic staff. A list of new academic staff will be
requested from HR.
Veglahn has volunteered to mentor the ASC PA with web
is Chair Naber’s last year on the Council, and Council
members must think about leadership for 2005.
Council discussed the Conservation Campaign. Other campuses
will be looked at for ideas to improve UWL’s conservation.
- Adjourned 3:00
Sarah Westbrook, PA