Structures & People

Academic Staff Committee Charge

The ASC is comprised of six eligible Academic Staff members, two elected each year for three-year terms to ensure continuity. Terms correspond to the University's fiscal year. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms. Members of the Committee should broadly represent the campus community.

Responsibilities:

1) To advise the Chancellor in administering and approving the changes to the Personnel Policies and Procedures of the UW-Green Bay Academic Staff.

2) To recommend and actively participate in the development of campus policies and practices, which are in the best interest of the Academic Staff at-large and consistent with the goals and mission of the University.

3) To promote the professional development of Staff members and to promote involvement of the Academic Staff in the activities of the University.

4) To appoint and recommend Staff members for University-wide committee service, including search and screen committees for administrative appointments and to approve the creation of joint governance committees.

5) To serve as the liaison to faculty and student governance groups.

6) To survey needs, review concerns, and identify goals of the Academic Staff.

7) To call general and special meetings of the Academic Staff, as deemed necessary.

8) To serve as the channel for official communication from the Chancellor in regard to issues affecting the Academic Staff, to consider any matters which may be referred to the Committee by the Chancellor, and to meet regularly with him/her on Staff issues.

9) To initiate communication with the Chancellor, other officers, and other employee groups of the institution when appropriate.

10) To establish and assign responsibilities to, receive resignations from, and recommend replacements for Academic Staff committees, subcommittees, and task forces.

11) To annually review the Academic Staff Governance Bylaws and the policy guidelines affecting elected and appointive Academic Staff committees, recommending revisions as needed.

12) To receive reports on the conduct of business from each Academic staff elective and appointive committee on a regular and consistent basis.

13) To communicate with the Academic Staff on the conduct of its business on a regular and consistent basis, including calling meetings of the full Academic Staff.

14) To elect the Academic Staff Representative to the UW System and ensure that UW-Green Bay Academic Staff issues are brought to the attention of other representatives, as appropriate.

15) To respond to written petition of ten percent of the eligible Academic Staff concerning Committee action at a regular or special meeting of the full Academic Staff.

16) To participate in the selection and annual performance evaluation of the Secretary of the Faculty and Staff.

17) To play an ongoing and active role during all stages of the University's strategic planning and budget building process.

18) To solicit feedback from Academic Staff on the performance of the University's administrators at least every other year.

19) To promote the participation of all Academic Staff members in the governance process.