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COE Committee on Academic Staff Issues: Meeting Highlights, November 21, 2000

CASI members: (name, title, employing unit, email address)

Bob Peterson, Senior Scientist, FTI (Fusion Technology Institute) & EP (Engineering Physics Dept.), rrpeter@engr.wisc.edu

Simon Anderson, Associate Scientist, ECE (Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept.), fsanders@facstaff.wisc.edu

Jeff Schowalter, Faculty Associate, ECE, schowalt@cae.wisc.edu

Laura Grossenbacher, Lecturer, EPD (Engineering Professional Development Dept.), grossenb@engr.wisc.edu

Janice Czyscon, Senior Editor, EPD, czyscon@engr.wisc.edu

Marsha Landretti, Senior Administrative Program Specialist, CEE (Civil & Environmental Engineering), landretti@engr.wisc.edu

Fiona McTavish, Research Program Manager II, CHSRA (Center for Health Research & Analysis), fmctavish@chsra.wisc.edu

Paul Peercy, Dean & Chair, peercy@engr.wisc.edu

Mike Corradini, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate/backup Chair, corradini@engr.wisc.edu

Jeanne Hendricks, Senior Administrative Program Specialist, Dean's Office, Staff to the Committee, jhendricks@engr.wisc.edu

Bob Dye, Associate Dean for Finance & Personnel, Staff to the Committee, dye@engr.wisc.edu

IMMEDIATE TASKS:

Develop By-Laws (By-Laws subcommittee: Laura, Janice, Simon)
Develop/obtain complete roster of all COE academic staff, including email addresses (Bob Dye and Jeanne will work with Gene Masters)
Solicit suggestions for agenda items (email from Paul to all Academic staff by January 2 - two weeks in advance of next meeting)
Agenda posted at least 24 hours in advance (by January 12) via email to all academic staff & chairs (Paul)
Update website & announce to all academic staff (website - Communications subcommittee: Marsha, Jeff, Bob, Fiona/email announcement - Paul)
Inform departments that CASI is functioning to address concerns of academic staff and academic staff-related issues (Paul)
Elect CASI representative to COE APC (Bob Peterson was selected by voting members)

PROCESS/COMMUNICATIONS ISSUES: (Communications subcommittee)

How can we become more aware of major academic staff issues?
How do we communicate effectively to outside organizations?
How do we communicate effectively with academic staff within the COE?
How do we best identify the most important issues for academic staff?
How can we inform academic staff of policies & procedures &/or their web locations?

(via CASI website? --include CASI web address in all communications)

POTENTIAL TOPICS:

Consideration of Research Faculty positions/titles & Teaching
Faculty positions/titles
Connection of academic staff to campus-related issues & organizations
Reports to/from academic staff campus organizations & other campus organizations

SPECIFIC ISSUES:

Performance & merit review
Academic staff compensation
Rewards & recognition for academic staff
Professional development
Lecturer appointment percentages
Role in PhD education/research and credit for this effort
Role of academic staff in departmental governance
Academic Staff Policies & Procedures - informed about rights/responsibilities

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2-3:30 PM, 3609 ENGINEERING HALL


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