Oversight/liaison

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Pay Plan Information Session

 October 26,2023

Graff Auditorium 

Hosted by:

  • Academic Staff Council
  • Faculty Senate
  • University Staff Council

Recorded Event (program starts at 5:52 timestamp)

Announcement 

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The following standing committees and their bylaws are created by action of the senate to support its work.

Please refer to the Faculty Senate Policies and Articles and Bylaws for further information regarding the senate and faculty committees.

If you require further information, email the faculty senate office
at senate@uwlax.edu or call 608-785-8018.

Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are the official record of proceedings and actions taken during committee meetings. Please follow these guidelines for taking meeting minutes for faculty senate meetings.  Questions can be directed to the Faculty Senate office at senate@uwlax.edu.

2023-2024 Membership

David Anderson
Anders R Cedergren
Elizabeth M Crosby
Victoria Calmes
Kelly L Gorres, chair
Lema Kabashi
Linda C Levinson
Alessandro Quartiroli, convener
Xu Hongying, recorder
Helena Alisch, Undergraduate Student Representative
Kiersten Kobussen, Undergraduate Student Representative

Jenny Holm, Academic Staff Council Representative

Karolyn Bald, Consultant
Carol Miller, Consultant, International and Global Studies Program Director

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishing, maintaining, and updating the procedures and criteria used to review proposals for offering credit-generating courses or programs of study administered by the Office of International Education & Engagement. The committee shall publicize the standards used to determine if awarding academic credit is appropriate. 
  • Receiving and reviewing all faculty proposals for offering credit-generating courses or programs of study administered by the Office of International Education & Engagement provided the proposed offering has been approved by the appropriate department(s) and dean(s). The review shall provide for consultation with the Office of International Education. Upon approval by the committee, the proposal shall be forwarded to the appropriate curriculum committee (or dean in the case of umbrella course topics) for further review. 
  • Advising the Director of the Office of International Education and other administrative authorities and university committees in the development, application, and evaluation of policies and procedures for global education programs. 
  • Providing for the periodic review (as requested by the IEE) of the Faculty Led Programs.  
  • Meeting with the International Student Organization and the Director of the Office of International Education (as requested) to discuss issues regarding the needs of international and domestic students.  

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the International Education Committee.

2023-2024 Membership

William Breaux
Ressano Desouza-Machado
Linda Levinson, convener
Jenni McCool
David Mindel
Michele Pettit
Luke J Schaaf
Kevin Zabel
Avery Lettenberger, Graduate Student Representative

David Mindel, Library Department Chair

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Studying and recommending means of improving library services. 
  • Providing liaison between faculty and library staff regarding policy-related issues. 

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Library Committee.

2023-2024 Membership

David Annino
Elliot Forbes
Naghmeh Gheidi, convener
Christa Kiersch, chair
Janet Kirsch
Amber Leibundgut-Peterson
Deanna Maynard
Matthew Carl McParker
Scott Pfitzinger, recorder

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Studying and reporting to the Senate on technology-related issues as they affect instruction, research and service. 
  • Serving as a liaison between faculty and the divisions of Administration & Finance and Academic Affairs, as well as making recommendations to ensure that technology is responsive to faculty needs for instruction, research and service. 
  • Informing department ATC liaisons, in writing, of policy and procedure proposals being considered, thereby providing adequate opportunity for departments/programs to be heard prior to committee and senate action on said proposals. 

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Academic Technology Committee.