HR policy - Unclassified rules: 5.05 faculty consultation

The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) is governed by the Wisconsin Administrative Code - the rules adopted by the Board of Regents. These rules were promulgated in accordance with the rulemaking authority vested in the UW Board of Regents. These specific policies called "unclassified rules" provide for specific instances where the local institution may develop or add to the UWS rules. The UWL Policy number corresponds to the unclassified rule chapter number and section. For the entire UWS rules, visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws

 Functional Owner Chief Human Resources Officer
 Executive Sponsors Chancellor
 Policy Contact Chief Human Resources Officer or Faculty Ombudsperson


Who this policy applies to:
Faculty.


Understanding the UWS Code:
The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) is governed by the Wisconsin Administrative Code - the rules adopted by the Board of Regents. These rules were promulgated in accordance with the rulemaking authority vested in the UW Board of Regents. These specific policies called "unclassified rules" provide for specific instances where the local institution may develop or add to the UWS rules. The UWL Policy number corresponds to the unclassified rule chapter number and section. For the entire UWS rules, visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws

This specific policy is part of Chapter 5 of the UWS Code.  To review the UWS code, please visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws/5


UWL Policy Detail:

Note: Please read in conjunction with the following UWL local supplementary rule, which is not Board approved and may be revised by joint action of the Faculty Senate and Chancellor without submitting revisions to UWS or the Board.

(1)

(a) All budget information shall be made available to the committee. Appropriate university personnel shall be made available as necessary to assist the committee to interpret the budgets. The committee shall place a high priority on the instructional programs of the University.

(e) e.g. Faculty Senate or appropriate senate committees.

(2) Major criteria in evaluating programs to meet the interests of students and the university mission shall include, but not be limited to, the following (not necessarily listed in order of importance):

(a) The workload of faculty;

(b) The uniqueness of each program;

(c) The number of students served and the numbers of majors and minors in each program;

(d) The conservation of programs traditionally a part of a university; and

(e) Program cost.


Revision history:
Last reviewed was July 2020


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Keywords:layoff, faculty layoff   Doc ID:103719
Owner:John A.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-07-07 14:06 CDTUpdated:2020-07-15 08:59 CDT
Sites:UW-La Crosse
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