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Faculty Senate Minutes 2013-02-04

University of Wisconsin--Madison

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February 4, 2013

The meeting was called to order by Interim Chancellor David Ward at 3:33 p.m. with 162 voting members present.

1.Memorial resolutions were presented for:

Professor Emeritus Earl M. Aldrich Jr. faculty document 2381
Professor Emeritus Richard A. Dodd. faculty document 2378
Professor Emeritus Mohamed M. El-Wakil. faculty document 2382
Professor Ben-Tzion (“Bentzi”) Karsh. faculty document 2383
Professor Emeritus Burton W. Kreitlow. faculty document 2384
Professor Emeritus Stanley Harold Langer. faculty document 2385
Professor Emeritus Charles C. Lobeck Jr. faculty document 2386
Professor Emeritus Thomas C. Meyer. faculty document 2387
Associate Professor Kurt W. Saupe. faculty document 2388
Professor Emeritus Thomas H. Steele. faculty document 2389

2. Announcements/Informational Items.

Interim Chancellor Ward introduced Andrea Poehling, the new secretary of the faculty.  Chancellor Ward announced two new administrative appointments: Ian Robertson, new dean of the College of Engineering; and Ed Van Gemert, new director of the General Library System.  The chancellor also noted the searches in progress for dean of the College of Letters and Science and for chancellor as well as the search for a new director of Administrative Legal Services.

Chancellor Ward spoke about the board of regents’ approval at its December meeting to raise the limit on out-of-state enrollments from 25% to 27.5% for the next incoming freshman class, educational innovation and massive open on-line courses (MOOCs), and the next biennial budget.

Professor Mark Cook spoke about the proposed College of the Arts, the ad hoc committee on diversity planning, which is charged with developing a comprehensive proposal for a new campus diversity plan, and the advisory committee for the HR Design implementation.

3. Question Period.
There were no questions.

AUTOMATIC CONSENT BUSINESS

4. The minutes of 3 December 2012 were approved as distributed.

REPORTS

5. Provost Paul DeLuca submitted for informational purposes the Campus Planning Committee Annual Report for 2011-2012. faculty document 2390
There were three questions.

6. Professor Philip O’Leary, chair of the Committee on Committees, presented the slates of candidates for faculty-elected committees. faculty document 2391
The nominees are:
Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits
Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication (CALS), social studies
Robert Hamers, Chemistry (L&S), physical sciences
Carolyn Kelley, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (EDUC), social studies
Eric Raimy, English (L&S), arts and humanities
Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science (CALS), biological sciences
Donald Stone, Materials Science and Engineering (ENGR), physical sciences
James Sweet, History (L&S), arts and humanities
Kenneth Sytsma, Botany (L&S), biological sciences

There were no nominations from the floor.

Chancellor Ward declared the nominations closed for the Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits.

Committee on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities
David Bohnhoff, Biological Systems Engineering (CALS), physical sciences
Susan Coppersmith, Physics (L&S), physical sciences
Gary Green, Community and Environmental Sociology (CALS), social studies
Stephen Kantrowitz, History (L&S), arts and humanities
Nancy Kendall, Educational Policy Studies (EDUC), social studies
Caroline Levine, English (L&S), arts and humanities

There were no nominations from the floor.

Chancellor Ward declared the nominations closed for the Committee on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities.

Library Committee
Kyung-Sun Kim, Library and Information Studies (L&S), social studies
Daniel Klingenberg, Chemical and Biological Engineering (ENGR), physical sciences
Douglas Soldat, Soil Science (CALS), physical sciences
Lyn Van Swol, Communication Arts (L&S), social studies

There were no nominations from the floor.

Chancellor Ward declared the nominations closed for the Library Committee.

University Committee
Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, Kinesiology (EDUC), social studies
Michael Gould, Oncology (SMPH), biological sciences
M. Elizabeth Meyerand, Medical Physics (SMPH), biological sciences
Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication (CALS), social studies

There were no nominations from the floor.

Chancellor Ward declared the nominations closed for the University Committee.

Electronic balloting information will be distributed to all faculty in late March.

Professor O’Leary also spoke about the need for nominations for appointed committees.

7. Associate Professor Scott Lutz submitted for informational purposes the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee Annual Reports for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. faculty document 2392
There were no questions.

8. Professor David Hildner submitted for informational purposes the Lectures Committee Annual Report for 2011-2012. faculty document 2393
There were no questions.

9. Professor William Tracy submitted for informational purposes the PROFS, Inc. Annual Report for 2011-2012. faculty document 2372
There were no questions.

10. Associate Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab submitted for informational purposes the Committee on Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid Annual Report for 2011-2012. faculty document 2394
There were two questions.

NEW BUSINESS

11. Associate Dean Susan Zaeske presented for discussion the Recommendation to Merge the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program in Folklore to Create the Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies. faculty document 2395
There was one question.

The meeting adjourned at 4:37 p.m.

Andrea Poehling
Secretary of the Faculty




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