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L&S University Staff Issues Committee (USIC)

This document introduces the College of Letters & Science University Staff Issues Committee (USIC) and lists current members.

L&S University Staff Issues Committee

The College of Letters & Science University Staff Issues Committee (USIC) represents the College university staff. The committee also advises the Dean on the development and review of all College policies and procedures affecting university staff.

In addition, the Committee provides advice to the Dean on developing opportunities for participation of university staff members in department and unit governance, and developing opportunities for recognition of university staff member contributions to the College’s mission and to the excellence of its programs.

The nine committee members meet monthly.

USIC was created in 2003 by Dean Phil Certain and provides a forum for Letters & Science university staff to:
  • provide input regarding college policies that affect university staff;
  • provide an opportunity to develop and promote new initiatives for professional growth and for college and departmental governance;
  • promote recognition of university staff; and,
  • advise the Dean on policy and other issues.
How to get involved with the USIC

The committee welcomes email suggestions from Letters & Science university staff regarding issues and initiatives that should be considered by the committee.

Committee Members, 2017-2018

Vicki Fugate 
Early Career
Term Expires Spring 2019
Department of Sociology
8125 Social Science Building
vfugate@ssc.wisc.edu
Phone: 262-1946

Billy Gates
Blue Collar or Technical
Term Expires Spring 2020
Department of Physics
3336 Chamberlin Hall
Phone: 262-0527

Susan Martin
Non-Exempt Administrative Support, Fiscal & Staff Services
Term Expires Spring 2018
Department of Chemistry
4227A Chemistry Building
martinze@chem.wisc.edu
Phone: 263-4450

Mary Noles
Non-Exempt Administrative Support, Fiscal & Staff Services
Term Expires Spring 2018
Department of French and Italian
1220 Linden Drive
menoles@wisc.edu
Phone: 262-3942

Lori Ushman
Exempt Staff
Term Expires Spring 2019
School of Library & Information Studies
4217 Helen C. White Hall
ushman@wisc.edu
Phone: 263-2908

Jana Valeo
Dean Assignment
Term Expires Spring 2019
Department of History
4213 Mosse Humanities Building
jrvaleo@wisc.edu
Phone: 263-1809

Dee Vanruyven
Non-Exempt Administrative Support, Fiscal & Staff Services
Term Expires Spring 2020
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Building
Phone: 262-2827


Ex-Officio

Cheryl Adams Kadera
College of Letters & Science
205 South Hall
Phone: 263-2315

John Karl Scholz, Dean
College of Letters & Science
105 South Hall
Phone: 262-5380

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Keywords:shared governance, CSIC, classified, USIC, university staff   Doc ID:45179
Owner:Michelle M.Group:College of Letters & Science
Created:2014-11-21 13:34 CDTUpdated:2018-07-03 10:20 CDT
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