November 16, 2017

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DATE: November 7, 2017

TO: UAPC MEMBERS 2017-18

Rebecca Blank (Chancellor) Laura Ketterhagen (University Staff Appointee)
William Karpus (Graduate School) Cathy Middlecamp (Physical Sciences)
John Karl Scholz (Administrative Appointee) Dennis Miller (Arts and Humanities)
Elizabeth Cox (University Committee Appointee) Deb Shapiro (Academic Staff Appointee)
Mark Eriksson (University Committee Appointee) Sarah Thal (University Committee Appointee)
Donna Fernandez (Biological Sciences) Anja Wanner (University Committee Appointee)
Brian Gould (Social Studies) Matthew Zinsli (Associated Students of Madison)
 Yevgenya Grinblat (University Committee Appointee)

FROM: Sarah C. Mangelsdorf (Chair)

RE: THURSDAY, November 16, 2017 UAPC Meeting – 52 BASCOM HALL, 3:30-5:00 pm

(pdf copy of the agenda suitable for printing)

  1. Welcome, introductions, opening announcements.

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Automatic Consent – Minutes of the September 14, 2017, meeting. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.01
  2. Rename the M.S. in Rehabilitation Psychology to Rehabilitation Counseling, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, School of Education. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Fall 2018. Summer 2018 will be the last term for enrollment or completion in MS Rehabilitation Psychology. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.02
  3. Establish the named option Accelerated/Non-Thesis associated with the MS-Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Department of Geography, College of Letters and Science. This is a non-pooled tuition program. The Department of Geography is up to date for program review: The Capstone Certificate in Geographic Information Systems is due for program review, but the department has approved discontinuation of the certificate. The proposal to discontinue is now awaiting Letters and Science approval. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Fall 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.03
  4. Establish a Capstone Certificate in GIS Fundamentals, Department of Geography, College of Letters and Science. This is a non-pooled tuition program. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Fall 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.04
  5. Establish a Capstone Certificate in Advanced GIS, Department of Geography, College of Letters and Science. This is a non-pooled tuition program. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Fall 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.04
  6. Establish the named option Fundamentals of Applied Mechanics associated with the MS-Engineering Mechanics, Department of Engineering Physics, College of Engineering. This is a non-pooled tuition program. The Department of Engineering Physics is up to date for program review. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Summer 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.05
  7. Establish the named option Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering associated with the MS-Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering. This is a non-pooled tuition program. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is up to date for program review. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Summer 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.06
  8. Establish the named option Modeling and Simulation in Mechanical Engineering associated with the MS-Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering. This is a non-pooled tuition program. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is up to date for program review. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Fall 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.07
  9. Suspend admissions to the Capstone Certificate in International Politics and Practice, Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science. The program must submit a plan to restructure or close by October 1, 2018. This action is conditional upon approval at the November 10, 2017, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) meeting. This action is effective Spring 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.08
  10. Discontinue the undergraduate Certificate in Celtic Studies, Department of History, College of Letters and Science. This action is effective Fall 2018. UAPC 2017.11.16.09
  11. Discontinue the Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility, Department of Soil Science, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. This action is effective June 30, 2018. UAPC 2017.11.16.10

APPROVAL ITEMS

  1. Establish three named options associated with the Geography major, Department of Geography, College of Letters and Science. The Department of Geography is up to date for program review. This action is effective Fall 2018. Presenters: Lisa Naughton, chair, Geography; Greg Downey, associate dean, Letters and Science. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.11
    1. Physical Geography: Earth Systems and Environmental Processes
    2. People‐Environment Geography
    3. Human Geography
  2. Approve the operational, participatory, and advisory details of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership following its statutory establishment in September 2017, College of Letters and Science. Presenters: Ryan Owens, director Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, professor, Political Science; Greg Downey, associate dean, Letters and Science. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.12
  3. Establish the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. This action is effective July 1, 2017. Presenters: Shawn Kaeppler, director WCIC, professor, Agronomy; Bill Barker, associate dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.13
  4. Establish the named option FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) associated with the BS-Textiles and Fashion Design, School of Human Ecology. This action is effective Fall 2018. Presenters: Roberto Rengel, chair, Textiles and Fashion Design; Annette McDaniel, senior assistant dean, School of Human Ecology. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.14
  5. Restructure the Arts Institute and change its name to Division of the Arts. This action is effective July 1, 2018. Presenter: John Baldacchino, director, Arts Institute. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.15

FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Undergraduate General Education Committee (UGEC) report. Presenter: Elaine Klein, associate dean, L&S and chair, General Education Committee. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.16
  2. 2017 Leadership Forum Presentation-Building a Foundation for Excellence. Presenter: Sarah Mangelsdorf, provost. UAPC Doc 2017.11.16.17

    Meeting Schedule for 2017-18, 3:30-5:00 pm:

    December 14, 2017;

    January 18, 2018; February 15, 2018; March 22, 2018; April 19, 2018; May 17, 2018; June 21, 2018

    Agenda materials and policy documents are posted at https:/apir.wisc.edu/academic-planning/uapc-meeting-information/

    Attachments

    Copies: Bill Barker, Lee DeBaillie, Greg Downey, Shawn Kaeppler, Annette McDaniel, Lisa Naughton, Ryan Owens, Roberto Rengel, Michell Sass

    Deans:  John Baldacchino, Lori Berquam, Robert Golden, Diana Hess, Mark Markel, Anne Massey, Guido Podestá, Margaret Raymond, Paul Robbins, Ian Robertson, Jeff Russell, Linda Scott, Soyeon Shim, Steve Swanson, Kathryn VandenBosch

    Also:  Jeff Armstrong, Michael Bernard-Donals, Angie Bollinger, Suzanne Broadberry, Steve Cramer, Heather Daniels, Toni Good, Marty Gustafson, Steve Hahn, Margaret Harrigan, Clare Huhn, Phil Hull, Eden Inoway-Ronnie, Derek Kindle, Elaine Klein, Sarah Kuba, Sara Lazenby, John Lease, Marsha Mailick, Jocelyn Milner, Mo Noonan Bischof, Tim Norris, Scott Owczarek, Rebecca Ring, Patrick Sims, Wren Singer, Steve Smith, Beth Warner, Susan Yackee