University of Wisconsin–Madison

November 18, 2010

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DATE:        November 10, 2010

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)
Stephen Hilyard (Arts and Humanities) Dan Schaefer (University Committee Appointee)

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

RE:              Thursday November 18, 2010 UAPC Meeting – 350 BASCOM HALL, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

I will be out of town for this meeting and Gary Sandefur will chair the meeting in my absence.

1.        Automatic Consent Item – Minutes of the October 21, 2010 meeting. UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.01.

2.        Approval – Proposal for a new Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine and Public Health.  Presenter:  Richard Moss, associate dean in SMPH.  Also attending: Tom Yin (Interim Chair, Neuroscience), John Harting (Chair, Anatomy), and Donata Oertel (Interim Chair, Physiology).  There are a number of specific actions associated with this proposal as described in the material.  According to the discussion earlier this fall, this will be considered a first reading, which may result in an action for approval or a second reading in December.  UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.02.

3.        Approval – Proposal for a new Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology, School of Medicine and Public Health.  Presenter:  Richard Moss, associate dean in SMPH.  Also attending: Dan Greenspan (Interim Chair, Cell and Regenerative Biology), John Harting (Chair, Anatomy), and Donata Oertel (Interim Chair, Physiology).  There are a number of specific actions associated with this proposal as described in the material.  According to the discussion earlier this fall, this will be considered a first reading, which may result in an action for approval or a second reading in December.  UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.03.

4.        Automatic Consent – Discontinue the Certificate in Teaching and Learning Scholarship, Department of Education Leadership and Policy Analysis, School of Education.  This action is being considered at the November 12, 2011 Graduate Faculty Executive Committee meeting.  UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.04.

5.        Report – Completion of the Obsolete Course Project.  Presenter:  Jocelyn Milner, director of Academic Planning and Analysis.   A total of 2,421 courses were discontinued as a result of this effort, initiated in Spring 2009, that focused on courses that had not been taught in more than six years.  UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.05.

6.        Information Item – Summary of Planned and Completed UAPC 2010-11 Activity.  UAPC Doc 2010.11.18.06.

 Attachments

Copies:  Richard Moss, Kurt Zimmerman, Sue Dolfin, Andrea Poehling, Dan Greenspan, Tom Yin, John Harting, Donata Oertel.

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

 Also:  Teresa Adams, Bruce Beck, Joanne Berg, Aaron Brower, Dan Edlebeck, 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, Doug Rose, Donna Silver, Steve Stern, Damon Williams

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