Academic Staff Executive Committee Minutes 02-15-24

Approved 02-22-24

ASEC Minutes

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2024

53 Bascom Hall

Members Present: Julie Hunt Johnson, Albert Muniz, chair; Terry Paape; Lindsey Stoddard Cameron; Nola Walker

Guests: Heather Daniels, Julie Scharm

The meeting was called to order at 2:02 p.m.


  • 2024-25 Agenda Planning Discussion

Looking ahead to the 2024-25 academic year, ASEC discussed their meeting start time, how agendas are structured, and the frequency that they would like to meet with recurrent guests.

  • Professorial Titles Working Group Charge

A small group of ASEC members drafted an ad hoc committee charge to review academic staff professorial titles. ASEC discussed the draft charge, and the small group will meet again to incorporate feedback.

  • ASEC Priorities Update

Albert shared an updated version of the ASEC priorities tracking document and asked for next step ideas related to morale/workplace climate and professional development and supervisor training.

  • Topics for Guests

Provost: draft committee charge to review academic staff professorial titles

VCFA: is a change possible to enable OHR to enter UW-Madison data directly rather than requiring UW-Shared Services Service Operations colleagues to process requests; how are we engaging remote employees in campus events and appreciation; what investments are being made to improve the hybrid experience for employees on campus; how does Wisconsin Union ensure food quality

Meeting adjourned at 3:06 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Lesley Fisher, Interim Secretary of the Academic Staff

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