University Committee Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved 06/07/2021
Minutes for May 24, 2021
UC members expected present: Halverson, Masters, Papp, Sandgren, Tracy, Wolf (chair)
Others present: Greg Bump, Michelle Felber, Lesley Fisher, John Lucas, Jane Richard, Jake Smith, Fernando Tejedo-Herrero, Susan Thibeault, Bill Tishler
Chair Wolf convened the meeting at 1:45.
The new remote work policy is out: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5087 It is applicable only to faculty working remotely out of state or internationally; it does not include field work, sabbaticals or UW work sites like IceCube and CERN.
The minutes of the meeting of May 17, 2021 were approved by consent.
Jack O’Meara shared that the budget for UW System is on the agenda for Thursday. PROFS is tracking a number of bills that are having hearings this week.
Karl Scholz, Provost, led a long discussion on safety protocols for fall semester. Classroom assignments for the fall have been made without physical distancing. The possibility of masking and green badges for the fall is unclear.
Tracy moved to convene in closed session; it was seconded and approved at 2:43 pm.
Tracy moved to go into open session; it was seconded and approved at 2:57 pm. One tenure clock extension and one leave of absence was approved.
Chair Wolf adjourned the meeting at 3:13 pm.