University of Wisconsin--Madison
shared governance document
October 4, 2010
Professor Emeritus David T. Berman. faculty document 2203Professor Emeritus Saul T. Epstein. faculty document 2204Assistant Dean and Professor Emeritus Roy W. Haller. faculty document 2205Dean and Professor Emeritus Orrin L. Helstad. faculty document 2206Professor Emeritus Herbert M. Howe. faculty document 2207Professor Emeritus C. Richard Hutchinson. faculty document 2208Professor Emeritus Harold C. Jordahl Jr. faculty document 2209Professor Emeritus Irving M. Piliavin. faculty document 2210Professor Emeritus William B. Youmans. faculty document 2211
• Searches for deans of law, business and continuing studies as well as the vice chancellor for research and dean of the graduate school;• Funding from WARF and UW Foundation for graduate student support;• Current biennial budget;• The new Badger Partnership, an initiative to generate discussion on and off campus regarding the university’s business model and the desire for more flexibility and greater autonomy, allowing the UW-Madison to compete better with other public and private institutions;• The chancellor’s proposal to hire an outside consultant to examine the university’s organizational structure and provide an independent view of the effectiveness and efficiency of the university’s administration.
Professor Judith Burstyn spoke about the University Committee’s activities for 2010-2011.Professor Susan Babcock spoke on behalf of the Committee on Committees to ask senators to remind their departmental faculty to nominate themselves and their colleagues for elected faculty committees.
Professor Bradford Barham and Chancellor Biddy Martin responded to questions from Professor Benjamin Marquez (District 68) regarding the chancellor’s proposal to hire an outside consultant to examine the university’s organizational structure and provide an independent view of the effectiveness and efficiency of the university’s administration.Chancellor Martin responded to a question from Professor Mark Etzel (District 11) regarding the circumstances that resulted in the recent suicide of a Rutgers University student and efforts the UW-Madison is making to prevent similar occurrences on this campus.