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for current year committee, council, and subcommittee memberships and meeting schedules.
Academic Staff Council
The Academic Staff Council has the authority to recommend to the Common Council policies pertaining to the members of the academic staff, and pursuant to UWS 9, shall consult with and advise the chancellor on all policies and procedures adopted by the university pursuant to chapters UWSP 9-14 and UWS 9-14 of the Academic Staff Personnel Rules.  In addition, the council has the authority to work with and make recommendations to any academic staff, faculty, university staff, or administrative committee or agency that is concerned with academic staff welfare.  The 2018-2019 Academic Staff Council co-chairs are Sondra Reynolds (, 715-346-4816) and Lisa Siewert (, 715-261-6287).
Common Council academic staff councilors diversification rules can be changed by ASC, pending approval by the academic staff members of Common Council.
Subcommittees of the Academic Staff Council include:
  • Academic Staff Awards Subcommittee*
    The Academic Staff Awards Subcommittee has the authority to select academic staff recipients of university awards and the UW-Stevens Point nominee for the Academic Staff Regents Award for Excellence.
  • Academic Staff Mediation Subcommittee*
    The Academic Staff Mediation Subcommittee has the authority to appoint hearing committees to conduct hearings for grievances of fixed term academic staff who have served seven years or more on .5 FTE or more and who have not been reappointed, nonrenewal of probationary academic staff appointments, dismissal of academic staff, layoff of academic staff for reasons of budget or program, complaints or grievances of/against academic staff.
  • Academic Staff Salary Subcommittee*
    The Academic Staff Salary Subcommittee has the authority, pursuant to the constitution, to review all policies for the distribution of salary to the academic staff including those who hold administrative appointments, make recommendations on such to the Academic Staff Council, and to propose revisions or new plans for distribution of salary to the Academic Staff Council.
The Academic Staff Representative representing UW-Stevens Point academic staff at 2018-2019 meetings of the University of Wisconsin System Academic Staff Representatives is Julie Schneider (, 715-346-3226).
**When revising the Constitution of the Common Council or University Handbook, please make sure to use the most current text for proposed revisions.  Strike-out should be used for deleted text and underscore for new text of revisions. 
For questions regarding Academic Staff policies contact:
Katie Jore
Associate Vice Chancellor for Personnel, Budget and Grants
202 Old Main
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Phone: 715 346-3710
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