DATE: February 11, 2015

TO: UAPC MEMBERS 2014-15

Rebecca Blank (Chancellor)

Herbert Chen (Biological Sciences)

Wendy Crone (Graduate School)

LD Oakley (University Committee Appointee)

Benjamin Emmel (Associated Students of Madison)

Seth Blair (University Committee Appointee)

Dorothy Farrar-Edwards (University Committee Representative)

John Karl Scholz (Administrative Appointee)

Kris Olds (sabbatical sub for Mark Seidenberg) (Social Studies)

Ramon Aldag (University Committee Appointee)

Dennis Miller (Arts and Humanities)

Bruno Browning (Academic Staff Appointee)

Darryl Thelen (University Committee Appointee)

Mark Eriksson (Physical Sciences)

 Kate Bartlett (Classified Staff Exec Comm Appointee)

FROM: Sarah C. Mangelsdorf (Chair)

RE:         THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 UAPC Meeting - 52 BASCOM HALL, 3:30-5:00 pm

 (pdf copy of the agenda suitable for printing)


Your attendance is important.   Please let me or Jocelyn Milner know if you will be late or absent.


  1. Welcome, introductions, opening announcements.

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Minutes of the January 15, 2015, meeting. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.01
  2. Approval of a Capstone Certificate in Geodesign, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. This program will be a non-pooled tuition program developed under Educational Innovation and delivered as a distance program. The first cohort will be enrolled in Fall 2015. The MS/MA in Landscape Architecture is past due for review; CALS has required that the Department submit a self-study by February 15, 2015, and plans to have the review completed by April 30, 2015. Action on this proposal is conditional upon approval at the February 13, 2015, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.02
  3. Approval of the Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control, Engineering Professional Development (EPD), College of Engineering. This program will be a non-pooled tuition program developed under Educational Innovation and delivered as a distance program. The first cohort will be enrolled in Fall 2015. EPD programs are up to date on program review. Action on this proposal is conditional upon approval at the February 13, 2015, GFEC meeting. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.03
  4. Discontinuation of the M.S. in Business: Actuarial Science, School of Business. The M.S. in Business: Actuarial Science will be discontinued effective Spring 2015. Admissions were suspended in Fall 2011, and there are no longer any students in the program. The MS program was replaced by a capstone certificate program. Action on this proposal is conditional upon approval at the February 13, 2015, GFEC meeting. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.04
  5. Discontinuation of the named Option: Entrepreneurial Management in the MBA in Business: Management and Human Resources, School of Business. The option is to be discontinued effective Spring 2015. Admissions were suspended in Fall 2010 and there are no longer any students in the program. The option was replaced by a graduate certificate of the same name. Action on this proposal is conditional upon approval at the February 13, 2015, GFEC meeting. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.04

FOR APPROVAL

  1. Proposal to rename the Department of Family Medicine to Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine and Public Health. Presenters: Bill Schwab, Vice Chair of Family Medicine; Elizabeth Petty, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The name change is proposed to be effective as of July 1, 2015. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.05
  2. Undergraduate Pass/Fail Policy. Presenter: Michelle Young, Academic Planning and Institutional Research. This policy has been under development for two years. It has been endorsed by all the schools/colleges with undergraduates and is ready for UAPC approval. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.06
  3. UW-Madison Plan for Assessment of Student Learning. Presenter: Mo Noonan Bischof, Associate Vice Provost. This plan was formally endorsed by the University Council on Academic Affairs & Assessment (UCAAA) and comes to you now for your formal endorsement. UAPC Doc 2015.02.19.07

DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. State budget and possible impact on academic programs.


Meeting Schedule, all at 3:30-5:00 pm: 
March 12, April 23, May 14, and June 18, 2015
****PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING DATES ABOVE****


Agenda materials and policy documents are posted at
http://www.apir.wisc.edu/uapc.htm 


Attachments

Copies:  Valerie Gilchrist, Robin Lankton, Elizabeth Petty, Bill Schwab

Deans: Lori Berquam, Robert Golden, Mark Markel, Marsha Mailick, Katharyn May, François Ortalo-Magné, Guido Podestá, Margaret Raymond, Paul Robbins, Ian Robertson, Jeff Russell, Norma Saldivar, Soyeon Shim, Steve Swanson, Kathryn VandenBosch, Julie Underwood

Also:  Teresa Adams, Michaela Aust, Michael Bernard-Donals, Suzanne Broadberry, Steve Cramer, Heather Daniels, Cathie Easter, Toni Good, Steve Hahn, Paula Gates, Margaret Harrigan, Beth Hart (for Karl Scholz), Kelly Haslam, Cindy Hasz (for Rebecca Blank), Clare Huhn, Phil Hull, Eden Inoway-Ronnie, Al Joranlien (for Wendy Crone), Elaine Klein, Sarah Kuba, Sara Lazenby, Jennifer Martin (Grad School), Jocelyn Milner, Mo Noonan Bischof, Tim Norris, Stephanie Olivas (for Herbert Chen), Scott Owczarek, Greta Peterson, Rebecca Ring (Admissions), Doug Rose, Patrick Sims, Wren Singer, Steve Smith, Beth Warner, Michelle Young