32nd Faculty Senate

Vol. 32, No. 8

December 4, 1997

I. Roll Call.

Present: Barmore, Duquette, Egle, Grant, Haupert, Host, Kraemer, S. Krajewski, Lazinger, L. Nelson, J. Parker, N. Pati, Prucha, Reithel, D. Riley, Roskos, Shanks, Snowberg, Socha, P. Taylor, Willey, Wingate.

Excused: Claflin, MacDonald.

II. Approval of Minutes.

The minutes of the November 20, 1997, meeting were approved as distributed.

III. Chair�s Report.

A. Consideration of agenda item V. UWL 3.06 Renewal of Appointments and Granting of Tenure is delayed until next semester.

B. Approval of the 1999-2000 calendar is due in Madison and has been placed on the 12/11/97 faculty senate agenda.

C. Chancellor Kuipers reported that, we have $2 million of the $8 million needed for the Allied Health Center; a recent assessment of alumni giving indicates that we are at the highest in the history of the institution; the search and screen process for the Dean of the College of Science & Allied Health, as well as the Dean for the College of Liberal Studies is underway; a new alumni director has been hired; and, that Mick Miyamoto, Bridget Belgiovine, and members of their staff are to be commended for their work associated with the recent death of the UWL wrestling student, Joseph Larosa.

IV. Continued Discussion of the Planning and Budgeting Initiatives.

In response to a question regarding where the recently approved strategic alliance is reflected in the budget documents, Interim Dean Kistner indicated that that the M.S.W. in Social Work is listed under HPER while the Professional Development initiative is still listed under CLS. However, he confirmed that conversations are taking place and the plan for the formation of Human Development Programs has been approved.

36-99-4 Distance Education Faculty

M/S/P to recommend that item 36-99-4 be deleted as a budget priority. (show of hands: 13 yes, 2 no, 7 abstain)

01-99-1 Peer Advising Lab was discussed.

01-99-2 First Year Student Seminars was discussed.

36-99-6 New Program Implementation: OT, RT, MT was discussed.

04-99-1 Work Program for Academic Summer Institute was discussed.

V. UWL 3.06 Renewal of Appointments and Granting of Tenure. (deleted from agenda)

VI. Old Business.

VII. New Business.

M/S that an ad hoc committee be formed to define the role of Distance Education.

M/S/P to table. (voice vote)

VIII. Adjournment.

The meeting adjourned at 5:05 p.m.

Submitted by

James R. Parker, Secretary