University of Wisconsin–Madison

June 20, 2011

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DATE:        June 13, 2011

TO:              UAPC MEMBERS 2010-11

Biddy Martin (Chancellor) Jacquie Hitchon (University Committee Appointee)
Susan Babcock (University Committee Representative) Ron Kalil (Biological Sciences)
Martin Cadwallader (Graduate School) Erik Paulson (Associated Students of Madison)
Chris DeMarco (Physical Sciences) Ken Potter (University Committee Appointee)
Lisa Forrest (University Committee Appointee) Mary Ray (Academic Staff Appointee)
Gary Green (Social Sciences) Gary Sandefur  (Administrative Appointee)
Jon McKenzie   (Arts and Humanities) Dan Schaefer (University Committee Appointee)

FROM:      Paul M. DeLuca, Jr. (Chair)

RE:              **MONDAY** June 20, 2011 UAPC Meeting – 350 BASCOM HALL, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

1.        Automatic Consent – Minutes of the May 19, 2011 meeting.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.01

2.        Approval Item – Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS), Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering.  Presenter:  Vicki Bier, professor and chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Steve Cramer, associate dean of the College of Engineering.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.02

3.        Approval Item – Certificate in Scandinavian Studies, for undergraduates, to be housed in the Department of Scandinavian Studies, College of Letters and Science.  Presenters:  Kirsten Wolf, professor and chair of Scandinavian Studies; Gary Sandefur, dean, College of Letters and Science.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.03

4.        Approval Item – Discontinue the Certificate in German Studies for Business Students, Department of German, College of Letters and Sciences.  Presenters:  Sabine Gross, professor and chair of German; Gary Sandefur, dean, College of Letters and Science.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.04

5.        Policy Discussion – University General Education Committee Report.  This discussion will be a follow-up to discussion at the March UAPC meeting.  The motion under consideration will be to accept the annual report and to endorse the policy recommendation on ethnic studies as described in the attachments.  Presenter: Elaine Klein, chair of the UGEC and assistant dean in the College of Letters & Science.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.05, UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.06

6.        Policy Discussion – Changes to Policy Governing PhD Minors.  Presenter:  Martin Cadwallader, dean of the Graduate School.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.07, UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.08

7.        Policy Discussion – Definition and Criteria for Service Learning.  Presenter: Nancy Mathews, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and Professor of Environmental Studies.  Prof. Mathews is requesting that the UAPC endorse the proposed definition and criteria for service learning designation.  UAPC Doc 2011.06.20.09

8.        Information/Discussion – State Budget and Impact on UW-Madison.


Copies:  Vicki Bier, Steve Cramer, Kirsten Wolf, Sabine Gross, Magdalena Hauner, Nancy Mathews, Elizabeth Tyron

Academic Deans and Directors:  Lori Berquam, Gilles Bousquet, Daryl Buss, Jim Campbell, Kenneth Davis, Robin Douthitt, Robert Golden, Katharyn May, Gregg Mitman, Paul Peercy, Jeanette Roberts, Joan Schmit, Bill Tracy, Julie Underwood

 Also:  Teresa Adams, Bruce Beck, Joanne Berg, Aaron Brower, Toni Good, Karen Hanson, Margaret Harrigan, Kelly Haslam, Clare Huhn, Eden Inoway-Ronnie, Elaine Klein, Sara Lazenby, Kathleen Matthews-Risley, Jocelyn Milner, David Musolf, Tim Norris, Scott Owczarek, Andrea Poehling, Doug Rose, Donna Silver, Steve Stern, Damon Williams

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