HR policy - Unclassified rules: 10.06 Academic Staff annual review

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


Who this policy applies to:
Academic Staff


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 10 of the UWS Code.  To review the UWS code, please visit: http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/uws/10


UWL Policy Detail:

Each academic staff member shall have a performance evaluation annually. The results of the evaluation shall be made available to the academic staff member and provision shall be made for the academic staff member to respond formally for the record to the results of the evaluation.

(1) At the time of the initial appointment the academic staff member will be provided a copy of the position description approved in the recruitment process. The position description will be used by the decision-maker to develop the evaluation criteria. Both will be reviewed annually by the decision-maker in consultation with the staff member..

(2) Decision-makers are responsible for providing annual evaluations and performance feedback to academic staff, with written documentation including a current position description delivered to the Office of Human Resources for the employee's file.

(3) All academic staff annual reviews will include a review to determine if a multiple year contract is feasible. Written documentation of the review process, and reasons if multiple year appointments are not feasible, will be delivered by the Decision-makers to Human Resources.

(a) Any member of the academic staff employed for 7 continuous years, who has not received a two-year renewable contract, may request written reasons for the decision. Such a request must be made in writing to Human Resources.

(b) Any member of the academic staff employed for 10 continuous years, who has not received a three-year renewable contract, may request written reasons for the decision. Such a request must be made in writing to Human Resources.

History: Cr. Register, October, 1975, No. 238, eff. 11-1-75


Revision history:
Last reviewed was July 2020


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Keywords:academic staff appointments   Doc ID:103805
Owner:John A.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-07-09 09:14 CDTUpdated:2020-07-15 08:13 CDT
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