Academic Staff are respected professionals who hold positions in virtually every unit on campus. These positions are either unique to higher education and/or provide direct support for academic programming and/or develop and implement policies at UW-Madison. The academic staff contribute daily to the quality and reputation of a University recognized and respected around the world. Learn more.
The Accounting Team offers support with non-credit custom course contracts, credit courses accounting administration, research and effort administration, hotel contracts, academic support service agreements, accounts receivable, travel expense reports, credit card payment authorizations, and supplies orders.
ASSA(Academic Support Service Agreement) is any instructional or professional consulting service, provided by an individual or company that is unique (sole source) and is specifically related to the University's mission of education, research, or public service. This document is completed by UW Purchasing. Payment to an EPD speaker with an ASSA cannot be completed until the ASSA is fully executed by UW Purchasing. An ASSA is required if the speaker is being paid more than $5,000 over a 12 month period of time.
Asynchronous learning is a student-centered teaching method that uses online learning resources to facilitate instruction that is not being delivered in person or in real time. Discussion forums and recorded lectures are examples of asynchronous components in an online course.
Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path, or pace. Can also be called Hybrid Learning.
Curriculum ID, as seen in CSIS, is using the ET Clone ID number that is assigned to the basic curriculum of the course. It is inclusive of Programs that share the same curriculum. See also: Clone ID [KB Clone ID]
Emeritus StaffThe status of Emeritus/Emerita is an honorary title conferred upon individuals who have had permanent employment at UW-Madison, are 55 years of age or older, and have completed a minimum of ten years of distinguished service.
EPD Academic Staff CommitteeThis committee assists department academic staff with information about academic staff governance and promotions. They are also connected with the college-wide CASI: Committee on Academic Staff Issues which advises the College of Engineering dean on academic staff policy and procedure formulation, review and development, in compliance with campus policies and procedures.
All members of the department who are associate professors or professors and to whom the department has a continuing commitment of one-half time or more.
Professors and associate professors in the department to whom the department has a continuing commitment of less than one-half time, but for whom that department was the principal sponsor of the appointment. (See Chapter 7 of these rules.)
Other faculty members having tenure who have been granted joint executive appointments by action of that executive committee.
The departmental executive committee has authority to make recommendations concerning faculty appointments, recruitment, leaves, nonretentions, dismissals, promotions, and salaries and other departmental budget matters, which are transmitted through the chair to the dean.