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11/14/11 – Shared Governance Chair Report – Chair Lynch

January 18, 2012

Tuesday 11/08/11 – Monday 11/14/11

 

Re: Shared Governance Committee Chair Report

 

Weekly Goals

Continue working with Noms Board on SGC Director search and interviews.

Meet with Sade Johnson and Jonah Zinn to work on forming a textbook committee.

Finish planning and hold budget tutorial at SGC weekly meeting, 11/10.

Meet with Carrie Kruse about forming a student advisory board to the libraries.

Make nomination for Library Director Search and Screen.

Make nomination for graduate alternate on HR Redesign Advisory Board.

Meet with Alice Gustafson regarding presentation on Administrative Excellence Initiative, to be held at SGC weekly meeting, 11/17.

Follow up after attending Faculty Senate meeting: Action items?

 

Work Accomplished

11/8/11          

Weekly meeting with Kelly Krein.

Scheduled meeting with Jonah Zinn and Sade Johnson to discuss textbook issues.

Sorted out misunderstanding regarding recent appointment of an ELPA student to the L&S Curriculum Committee. Appointees should be L&S students.

Student Transportation Board meeting.

 

11/9/11

Met with NBS and Chair Gardner to discuss agenda items for next ad hoc meeting.

Contacted past and current appointees to the Campus Planning Committee, University Assessment Council, and University Academic Planning Council to learn about the dynamics of student representation on those committees.

Sent email to new appointees welcoming them to the SGC, informing them of attendance policies, and providing Fall Training handout.

Scheduled meeting with Cody Ostenson to write legislation for ASM Foundation student seats to be appointed through the SGC.

Followed up with Eden regarding timeline and recruitment for students to sit on the search and screen committees for the Library Director and SoHE Dean.

Drafted email to the SoHE listserv soliciting applications for Dean search and screen.

Sent updated SGC reappointment process legislation to Student Council reps who sit on Shared Gov committees, seeking feedback and co-sponsorship.

Met with SGC member Alex Rudnick regarding experience with Teach for America.

Met with Sade Johnson and Jonah Zinn to discuss next steps for textbook committee.

Consulted with Representative Polstein and sent email to Dean Berquam and UHS Director Van Orman requesting formalization of two ASM SGC seats on the Chancellor’s Alcohol Policy Group.

Weekly email to the SGC: Agenda and minutes from last week.

Attended Student Council meeting.

11/10/11        

Meeting with Carrie Kruse regarding new student advisory board for the libraries.

SGC meeting: Blog logistics and expectations, presentation on student segregated fees by Representative Neibart, breakout tutorials for non-allocable budgets.

 

11/11/11

Campus Transportation Committee meeting.

Met with John Skic about student representation on Campus Planning Committee. Followed up with Ed Minser with questions about the Campus Planning Committee.

Met with Alice Gustafson regarding presentation on Administrative Excellence Initiative, to be held at SGC weekly meeting 11/17.

Coordinating Council: Approval of changes to Press Office Director position.

Commented on Madison Central BID post on SGC Blog. Is there a way to make comments visible without having to click?

 

11/12/11

Student Council Retreat: Facilitated discussion about role of ex-officio members.

Updated committee links in online directory for Campus Planning Committee and Student Information Technology Initiative Committee (SITIAC).

Forwarded nomination of Kevin Walters for the grad student alternate seat on the HR Redesign Advistory Committee to Darrell Bazzell.

Notified MIU Oversight Committee appointees of an opportunity to see the WISCEL spaces in College and Wendt library, which received MIU funding.

Followed up with Campus Planning Committee rep Ed Minser with questions that arose out of 11/11 meeting with John Skic.

 

11/13/11

Emailed SC reps who sit on shared governance committees asking for feedback and cosponsorship of SGC reappointment legislation.

Emailed Darrell Bazzell regarding timeline for nominations of students to sit on HR Redesign work teams for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Followed up with students who were recommended to served on the search and screen committee for the new Director of the General Library System.

Drafted targeted email soliciting applications for 3 student reps to sit on the Student Information Technology Initiative Committee (SITIAC).

 

11/14/11

Met with Andrew Salaba to discuss student representation on the University Assessment Council.

Met with Laura Dunek to discuss student representation on the University Academic Planning Council.

Emailed Dean and Associate Deans of the School of Veterinary Medicine requesting they notify students about search and screen committee for the new Dean.

Followed up with MEChA members interested in applying for the open seat on the Space and Remodeling Policies Committee.

Scheduled meeting with Dean Berquam and UHS Director Van Orman to advocate for two student seats on Chancellor’s Alcohol Policy Group.

Finalized and submitted SGC reappointment legislation to be introduced 11/16.

Attended Academic Staff Assembly meeting with Kelly Krein.

Corresponded with SSFC member Laura Checovich regarding alumni training and professional training line items in ASM Internal Budget. Prepared for and spoke in SSFC open forum regarding ASM Internal Budget.

 

Goals for Next Week

Finalize nominations for search and screen committees for the Director of the General Library System, the Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, and the Dean of the School of Human Ecology.

Work on invitations to the work teams for the HR Redesign and the Administrative Excellence Initiative.

Presentation on the Administrative Excellence Initiative at the weekly SGC meeting: Provide background information before and follow up afterward.

Next steps on textbook committee: Email Ken Frazier to get more info about etext pilot, meet with Sade to strategize about student involvement.

Make appointments to the Student Information Technology Initiative Committee.

De-brief Allie and NBS on research into Campus Planning Committee, University Assessment Council, and University Academic Planning Council. Next steps?

Post on the blog and make a template for posts.

 

Committee Meetings and Attendance

11/10  Shared Governance Committee

            Attendance: Beth Huang, Justin Gerstner, Erin Mette, Sarah Niebart

            Excused: Tia Nowack, Clay Thomas, Mia Akers, Hannah Somers

            Unexcused: Tom Templeton

           

External Meetings and Attendance

11/8    Kelly Krein

11/9    Alex Rudnick

11/9    Chair Johnson and Jonah Zinn

11/9    Student Council

11/10  Carrie Kruse

11/11  Campus Transportation Committee

11/11 John Skic

11/11  Alice Gustafson and Chair Gardner

11/11 Coordinating Council

11/12  Student Council Retreat

11/14  Andrew Salaba

11/14  Laura Dunek

11/14  Academic Staff Assembly

 

ASM Press Office Highlights

  • SGC Policy Director and Internal Affairs Director interviews soon.
  • Working on nominations of students to serve on the search and screen committees for the Director of the General Library System, the Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, and the Dean of the School of Human Ecology.
  • Working on appointing students to serve on the Student Information Technology Initiative Committee, which allocates hundreds of thousands of student dollars to improve campus IT infrastructure.
  • Strong possibility that discussions surrounding the possibility of bringing etexts to campus will provide the push for a shared governance textbook committee to be established.
  • Plans to establish a student advisory board for the libraries are underway!
  • Well on our way to formalizing student seat(s) on Chancellor’s Alcohol Policy Group. Pushing for two student seats rather than one seat with an alternate.

 

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