Effective Jan. 11, 2021 the Office of the Secretary of Faculty and Staff (SOFAS) has moved from the Cofrin Library eighth floor to CL-750. Current SOFAS Steve Meyer can continue to be reached at the same phone number, 920-465-2211.
The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee has funds available to assist academic staff in attending professional development opportunities. Academic staff (instructional and non-instructional) at all four campus locations are welcome to apply for funds. Funding is available for up to 50 percent of the total cost, not to exceed $750. Total funding provided is subject to availability and may be less than requested. Applications must be received at least three weeks before the event; no funds will be awarded retroactively. All funded activities must be reimbursed in the current fiscal year, 2019-2020. Please submit all materials electronically to Jeff Schulz, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application and guidelines available here. Applications will be processed as they are received. If you have questions, please contact committee members: Joanie Dovekas, Jeff Schulz, Tara DaPra, Bryan Hulbert, or Joe Schoenebeck (chair).
You should have received an emailed link through Qualtrics asking you to complete your Spring 2019 Faculty Election Ballot. If you have not yet received your ballot, please check your Junk/Spam folder to see if it has been filtered. If your ballot has been dumped into your junk folder, you will need to drag it back into your Inbox to re-activate the link to the ballot. If the link is not in either your inbox or your junk mail, please contact Holly Keener, email@example.com.
Members of the University’s Academic Staff have received an email from the Secretary of Faculty and Staff (SOFAS@uwgb.edu) with a Qualtrics link asking you to complete a Preference Survey for the Academic Staff Leadership and Involvement Committee.
On the morning of Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, the appropriate faculty and staff will receive an email asking you to complete an Interest Survey for the University Staff Elections Committee.
This is your opportunity to provide your preferences for next year’s committees. If you have not received either survey by noon on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 please check your Junk/Spam folder to see if it has been filtered. Questions maybe be directed to SOFAS@uwgb.edu.
Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the University Staff Assembly, January 29, 2019, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room C, University Union. If there are specific issues that you would like addressed at the meeting, please contact the University Staff Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Jan. 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Examples might be:
A meeting invitation and agenda will be sent next week.
The UW System Office of Academic and Student Affairs seeks review and comment of recommended modifications to four policies. Three policies present technical modifications, necessitated by the UW System Restructuring Initiative and accreditation requirements. One policy presents substantive modifications, necessitated by campus requests for a consistent process to review academic degree programs:
Your feedback is desired. Click the link for the policy. Submit and view comments. Contact UW System faculty representative Christine Vandenhouten with questions.
The 2018-19 Academic Staff Committee (ASC) meets biweekly, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in CL735. Committee meetings are open governance group meetings. The ASC will meet Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at 1:30 pm to discuss and vote on the Chancellor’s draft Select Mission. The meeting agenda is available HERE . Questions? Contact any member of the 2018-19 committee: Jamee Haslam (Chair), Sherri Arendt (Vice Chair), Lynn Niemi, Eric Craver, Jan Malchow, Bao Sengkhammee, Parker Nadeau, Bethany Welch and Mark Krell.
Draft minutes from the Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 meeting of the Faculty Senate are now available. View the minutes.
The Academic Staff Professional Development Allocations Committee has funds available to assist academic staff in attending professional development opportunities. Funding is available for up to 50 percent of the total cost, not to exceed $750. Total funding provided is subject to availability and may be less than requested. Note that funds will not be awarded “after the fact.” All funded activities must be reimbursed in the current fiscal year, 2018-2019.
Please submit all materials electronically to Kay Voss, email@example.com. Application and guidelines available here. Applications will be processed as they are received. This year’s funds are only available for Academic Staff employed by the UW-Green Bay campus. If you have questions, please contact committee members Jena Richter Landers (chair), Kay Voss, Nora Kanzenbach, Joanie Dovekas or Joe Schoenebeck.
The next Academic Staff Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Cofrin Library 735; HR Conference Room. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda can be found on the SOFAS website.