Academic Staff Assembly Document #388
10 September 2007
Personnel Policies and Procedures Committee (PPPC)
2006-2007 Annual Report to the Academic Staff Assembly
Sent to all academic staff a flyer describing the annual mandated review of employees with five
or more years of academic staff service for increased job security (new or increased rollinghorizon
or multiple-year appointment or new indefinite appointment; see Academic Staff Policies
and Procedures 2.05). The flyer was sent in conjunction with the memo sent to
deans/directors/supervisors reminding them about this annual mandated review.
Reviewed the school and college job security reports for 2005-2006 and followed up on
questionable reasons for denying job security to employees with five or more years of academic
Prepared results of the 2005-06 job security review for distribution in Fall 2007 to the Academic
Staff Assembly, Committees on Academic Staff Issues (CASI’s) and the Madison Academic
Staff Association (MASA); to be posted on the Secretary of the Academic Staff website and
published in Wisconsin Week.
Academic Staff Policies and Procedures (ASPP):
Reviewed and approved language for the new Academic Staff Communication Committee.
Continued a line-by-line review of ASPP, reading for clarity, coherence, and consistency with
current practices; consulted with the Academic Personnel Office as necessary; drafted revisions;
completed chapters 1-3 and 5 (partial).
Distinguished Prefix Guidelines and Report:
Reviewed and approved revisions to the UW-Madison's Distinguished Prefix guidelines
Reviewed the Distinguished Prefix Review Committee annual report.
Area Review Committees:
Reviewed at ASEC's request the current structure of four area review committees (ARCs);
solicited opinions from the current ARC chairs.
Reviewed the four Area Review Committees (Administrative/Student Services/Library,
Biological/Medical, Humanities/Social Science, and Physical Sciences/Engineering) annual
Academic Staff Appeals Committee:
Reviewed the UW Madison’s Guidelines for Complying with Wisconsin’s Open Meeting
requirements for the Academic Staff Appeals Committee for possible revision to their operating
Reviewed and sent revisions of the PPPC web pages to the Secretary of the Academic Staff to
update the website.
University of Wisconsin Academic Staff Assembly Document #388
Madison 10 September 2007
Mo Noonan Bischof, co-chair
Carla Love, co-chair
August 28, 2007