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Screenshot taken during the meeting that was held via webex.

Talks of promotions

Libby Nabhan , Campus News Editor November 28, 2022

The main topic for this week's faculty senate was on promotions and how they would affect the faculty and the university as a whole. With an increase in promotions there would need to be an increase in...

Members of the faculty senate discussing agenda topics at the meeting on December 7, 2021

Faculty Senate presents data on budgets, hiring

Brooklyn Stevenson, Assistant Campus News Editor December 12, 2021

 A Faculty Senate meeting was held at the University Center with much debate about the 2023-2024 calendar, the December resolution for graduates, and data surrounding hired staff and budgets. Before...

Fall faculty meeting

Fall faculty meeting

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 24, 2021

The first all-faculty senate meeting of the year laid out the best practices to adopt on canvas linking it to higher student success in the classroom, among other topics of discussion.  Assistant professor...

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins

New Title IX policy

Brianna Korich, News Journalist October 3, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Faculty Senate held its second meeting of the month via WebEx to discuss a new policy made for Title IX, developmental courses and the next meeting location.  The Title IX policy...

Thompson urges senate to unify university

Thompson urges senate to unify university

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate discussed how to work with Chancellor Dwight Watson on balancing the university budget Tuesday Feb.2, which featured a visit from Interim UW-System President Tommy Thompson....

Faculty Senate Chair Tracy Hawkins addresses attendees at the Nov. 10 virtual meeting.

Increasing enrollment drives Faculty Senate agenda

Alex Manteufel November 15, 2020

Members of the UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate congregated via WebEx Nov. 10 for their monthly meeting to talk about the academic program & budget analysis, future enrollment targets, and other important...

Related photo: The Fight Against Police Brutality-Whitewater group marches in Whitewater on July 7.

University shared governance supports BLM

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor August 31, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement is rising up from all over the United States and across the world to build local power and to intervene when violence is inflicted on Black communities by the state and...

Letter to the Editor: Incident reporting left unclear

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 Last week’s memo announcing the Hate/Bias Incident Reporting Form takes us one step closer toward the erasure of prejudice. Huzzah. With this new protocol, perhaps now offending students...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents...

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

October 29, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 28, 2015   “I’ll light up, let’s march,” senior Rob Emmett told 19 sign-holding demonstrators before leading the students around the University Center water...

Whitewater Student Government hires new director

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Brad Allen Former Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Intergovernmental Affairs Director Jon Fera has recently moved on from his position, leaving the position to Michael Heck, the newly...


Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014

By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities...

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