University of Wisconsin–Madison

September 18, 2014

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DATE: September 10, 2014


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, SEPT 18, 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.

2. Orientation to UAPC Activities – Presenter: Jocelyn Milner, Director of Academic Planning and Institutional Research. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.01, UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.02, UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.03, UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.04


3. Automatic Consent – Minutes of the June 23, 2014, meeting. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.05

4. Suspend Admissions – Capstone Certificate in Nursing Care of Children with Chronic Conditions in Schools. The School of Nursing will provide a request to reopen or discontinue the program by March 30, 2015. This action is conditional on approval at the September 12, 2014, Graduate Faculty Executive Committee meeting. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.06


5. Proposal for a formal named Option: Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program. The option is proposed for Fall 2014. Presenter: Byron Crouse, Associate Dean for Rural and Community Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.07

6. Rename the Department of Classics to Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Presenters: Susan Zaeske, Associate Dean, College of Letters & Science; Jeff Beneker, Chair, Department of Classics. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.08

7. Undergraduate General Education Committee (UGEC) Report – Presenter: Elaine Klein, Assistant Dean, Letters & Science, and Chair of the UGEC. The focus of the discussion will be on the recommendations of the UGEC (page 6 of the report) that: (a) Students should complete the Ethnic Studies Requirement within the first 60 credits in residence of undergraduate study; (b) Completion of “early” requirements (Communication A, Ethnic Studies Requirement, and Quantitative Reasoning-A) should be enforced through the enrollment system, resources permitting. UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.09, UAPC Doc 2014.09.18.09_2

Meeting Schedule for 2014-15, 3:30-5:00 pm:
October 16, 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


Copies: Susan Zaeske, Jeff Beneker, Byron Crouse

Deans: Lori Berquam, Robert Golden, Mark Markel, Katharyn May, François Ortalo-Magné, Guido Podesta, Margaret Raymond, Paul Robbins, Ian Robertson, Jeff Russell, Norma Saldivar, Soyeon Shim, Steven 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.