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Committee Charge

University Staff Professional Development Committee Charge

The University Staff Professional Development Committee shall consist of five university staff members elected by the university staff. To ensure continuity, two positions will be elected one year and three the next.


a) To survey the university staff annually to determine professional development needs and priorities.

b) To notify university staff of the availability of professional development funds.

c) To meet to review individual funding requests, make decisions in compliance with the Universities of Wisconsin budget regulations, and inform applicants of the committee's decision.

d) To plan programming for university staff conferences and seminars.

e) To work with the academic staff to plan programming for joint professional development events.

f) To report the committee's activities to the USC.

g) To review the funding procedure and present recommendations to the USC on an annual basis.