Academic Staff Executive Committee Minutes 08-11-11

Minutes Approved with Corrections ~ 8-18-11

Academic Staff Executive Committee
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
67 Bascom Hall

Members Present: Daña Alder (Vice-Chair), Heather Daniels (Chair), Jason Keaton, 
Jim Steele, Jeff Shokler

Others Present: Katharine Lyall, Beth Huang, Tangela Roberts, Steve Devoti

Absent: Jim Maynard, Ben Rodriguez, Valli Warren

Call to Order/Agenda Review 
The meeting was called to order by Chair, Heather Daniels at 2:25 p.m.

Automatic Consent Business
ASEC minutes of Thursday, August 7, 2011 were approved with corrections.


Nominating Committee –Steve Devoti
• Plan to do more outreach to broaden candidate pool for standing and shared governance committees. 
• To meet with other standing committee chairs to understand needs for recruiting candidates. 
• Daña Alder suggested planning a campus forum to promote governance.

GUEST: Katharine Lyall 
Discussion topics included:
• Overview of models of higher education systems across the country. 
• Possibilities for moving forward to implement changes based on the flexibilities granted to 


Convene in Closed Session Pursuant to Wisc. Stats. 19.85 (1) (c)
• SOHE Search and Screen
• Legislative Study Group 
• Chancellor's Search and Screen Committee
Reconvene in Open Session

New Assembly Representative Orientation Review Agenda and Assign Roles
• Heather Daniels will provide an annual report.
• Daña Alder will review the organizational chart and introduce standing committee chairs.

UW-Personnel System: Review Principles
• Working group renamed: Badger Working Group. 
• Heather is asking for ASEC to consider approval of these principles.
Next ASEC Meeting, August 18, 2011 - for decision
Guests: Steve Stern; Tim Gloeckler 
Convene in Closed Session Pursuant to Wisc. Stats. 19.85 (1) (c)
o SOHE Search and Screen
o Legislative Study Group
o Chancellor’s Search and Screen Committee
o Secretary of the Academic Staff Performance Review
• Reconvene in Open Session 
• Assembly Meeting Agenda
• Creation of personnel salaries/equity issues
• Principles for UW-Personnel System Review
• Next ASEC Meeting, September 1, 2011 - for decision

GUESTS: Beth Huang VC ASM and Tangela Roberts Chair of ASM Diversity Committee, Associated Students of Madison (ASM) 
Discussion regarding the climate concerns on campus included:
• Mock lynching that occurred in June and ASM’s response resolution.
• ASM proposal to create a shared governance ad hoc committee. 
o Committee to review campus climate post Plan 2008 and propose steps for moving forward.
o Particular attention to campus units and how they work collaboratively on climate issues.
• ASEC suggests that ASM:
o Share their resolution with Interim Chancellor David Ward.
o Narrow focus and identify tangible outcome for this academic year. 
ASEC will contact ASM regarding the scope of this committee.

Chair – Heather Daniels
• Will meet next week with ASM and UC Chairs.

Secretary of the Academic Staff – Donna Silver
Reported that:
• Two academic staff appeals this week.
• New deans are scheduled to meet with ASEC to discuss governance issues.
• Same professional development grants allocation as last year. PDRC must use roll-over funding this academic year.
• Preparing the handbook for publication.
• Upcoming workshops in progress.

Meeting Adjourned at 4:35 p.m. 
Minutes submitted by Donna Silver, Secretary of the Academic Staff


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