University of Wisconsin–Madison

October 16, 2014

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DATE: October 8, 2014

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 Edwards (University Committee Representative) John Karl Scholz (Administrative Appointee)
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)

FROM: Sarah C. Mangelsdorf (Chair)

RE:  THURSDAY, OCT 16, 2014 UAPC Meeting – 350 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

2. Minutes of the September 16, 2014, meeting.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.01

3. Proposed new formal named option, Resource Energy Demand Analysis, in the MA-Agricultural and Applied Economics degree/major.  This program has been developed as a program-revenue program under Educational Innovation and targets the adult and professional student market.  The program will start recruiting immediately upon approval and is planning to enroll students in Fall 2015.  Agricultural and Applied Economics programs are up to date on program review; their last review was in 2007-08.  Consideration of option is conditional on approval at the October 10, 2014 Graduate Faculty Executive Committee meeting.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.02

APPROVAL ITEMS

4. Proposal to discontinue the BS-Family, Consumer, and Community Education degree/major program in the School of Human Ecology.  Presenter: Wendy Way, Associate Dean, School of Human Ecology.  The last semester this program will be available for enrollment or degrees will be Fall 2014.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.03   

5. Proposal to discontinue the BS-Consumer Affairs degree/major program in the School of Human Ecology.  Presenter: Wendy Way, Associate Dean, School of Human Ecology.  The last semester this program will be available for enrollment or degrees will be Summer 2016.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.04

DISCUSSION ITEMS

6. Policy Change:  Discontinuation of Senior-Grad Status.  Presenter: Wendy Crone, Interim Dean, Graduate School.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.05

7. Program Review Report.  Presenter: Jocelyn Milner, Director of Academic Planning and Institutional Research.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.06

INFORMATION ITEM

8. Sustainability Certificate Admissions Report – At the time of approval, the UAPC asked for a report on the admissions process for the Sustainability Certificate.  That report is attached for information.  UAPC Doc 2014.10.16.07

 

 

Meeting Schedule for 2014-15, 3:30-5:00 pm:
November 20, and December 18, 2014
January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, and June 18, 2015

Agenda materials and policy documents are posted at:

UAPC Meeting Dates and Deadlines for Submitting Material

 

Attachments

Copies:  Wendy Way, Ian Coxhead, William (Bill) Provencher, Katy Duren Deans:  Lori Berquam, Robert Golden, Mark Markel, Marsha Mailick, Katharyn May, François Ortalo-Magné, Guido Podesta, Margaret Raymond, Paul Robbins, Ian Robertson, Jeff Russell, Norma Saldivar, Soyeon Shim, Steve Swanson, Kathryn VandenBosch, Julie Underwood

Also:  Teresa Adams, Michael Bernard-Donals, Suzanne Broadberry, Steve Cramer, Heather Daniels, Cathie Easter, Toni Good, Steve Hahn, Margaret Harrigan, Kelly Haslam, Clare Huhn, Steve Smith, Phil Hull, Eden Inoway-Ronnie, Elaine Klein, Sara Lazenby, Jennifer Martin (Grad School), Jocelyn Milner, Mo Noonan Bischof, Tim Norris, Stephanie Olivas (for Herbert Chen), Scott Owczarek, Rebecca Ring (Admissions), Doug Rose, Patrick Sims, Wren Singer, Beth Warner, Michelle Young