September 14, 2017

UW Madison Crest


DATE: August 30, 2017


Rebecca Blank (Chancellor) Cathy Middlecamp (Physical Sciences)
William Karpus (Graduate School) Dennis Miller (Arts and Humanities)
John Karl Scholz (Administrative Appointee) Carol Pope (University Staff Appointee)
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, September 14, 2017 UAPC Meeting – 52 BASCOM HALL, 3:30-5:00 pm

(pdf copy of the agenda suitable for printing)

  1. Welcome, introductions, opening announcements.
  2. Orientation to UAPC Activities
    1. Faculty Policies and Procedures 6.52. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.01
    2. UW-Madison Academic Program Approval Overview. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.02
    3. Implementations, Eliminations and Consolidations of Academic Programs, Departments, and Centers. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.03
    4. 2016-2017 UAPC Annual Report. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.04


  1. Automatic Consent – Minutes of the June 15, 2017, meeting. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.05
  2. Discontinue the course subject listing Professional Orientation, Department of Engineering Professional Development, College of Engineering. This action is effective Fall 2017. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.06
  3. Change of academic home for the subject listings American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies in the College of Letters & Science. Letters and Science made administrative changes to the UDDS codes for the academic home of several academic programs. The changes are provided here so that they formally documented for the record. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.07
  4. Rename the Materials Science Center to the Nanoscale Imaging Analysis Center, College of Engineering. This action is effective January 1, 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.08
  5. Rename the Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics to the Nanoscale Fabrication Center, College of Engineering. This action is effective January 1, 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.08
  6. Rename the Soft Materials Laboratory to the Soft Materials Characterization Laboratory, College of Engineering. This action is effective January 1, 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.08
  7. Discontinue the Children’s Diabetes Center, School of Medicine and Public Health. This action is effective June 30, 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.09
  8. Discontinue the center designation for the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, School of Medicine and Public Health. The name McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research will continue to be used as a synonym for the Department of Oncology. This action is effective June 30, 2018. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.10


  1. Ethnic Studies Subcommittee report. Presenter: Shannon Sparks, chair, Ethnic Studies Subcommittee (ESS) of the University General Education Committee (UGEC); Cindy I-Fen Cheng, former chair, ESS; Elaine Klein, associate dean, L&S and chair, UGEC. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.11, UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.12, UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.13, UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.14, UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.15
    1. Approve revisions to the Ethnic Studies Requirement course criteria (recommendation 10)
  2. Guide Policy decisions. The leadership team for the Guide implementation is requesting an endorsement of policies governing the implementation of the Guide and the related curriculum/program management tools. Presenters: Jocelyn Milner, vice provost for academic affairs; Scott Owczarek, registrar; Beth Warner, associate registrar; Michelle Young, senior academic planner, Academic Planning and Institutional Research. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.16


  1. Annual program review report. Presenter: Jocelyn Milner, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. UAPC Doc 2017.09.14.17

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

October 19, 2017; November 16, 2017; December 21, 2017;

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

Agenda materials and policy documents are posted at https:/


Copies:  Cindy I-Fen Cheng, Shannon Sparks, Michelle Young

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