Month: June 2024

June Board of Regents Meeting

Universities of Wisconsin logo The Universities of Wisconsin Board of Regent will meet at UW-Milwaukee on Thursday and Friday, June 6 and 7. Zoom links to the open portions of the meeting are available here.

This is the first board meeting for newly-appointed Regents Jack Salzwedel, Tim Nixon, and Desmond Adongo. Salzwedel and Nixon will serve 7-year terms, while Adongo will serve a 2-year term as a non-traditional student.

The Regents will meet in committee Thursday morning:

  • The Audit Committee will hear several reports, including the UW-Milwaukee’s NCAA Division I Athletics 2023-24 report and the FY24 Audit Plan Progress Report. The committee will also consider approval of the FY25 Audit Plan and the FY25 Annual Plan for the Office of Compliance and Risk Management.
  • The Capital Planning & Budget Committee will discuss granting authority for several building projects, the sale of a parcel of land at the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station, and a UW-Madison lease agreement. The committee will consider approval of a report on how UW-Madison will honor veterans and military service as part of the Camp Randall Sports Center Replacement Project.
  • The Business & Finance Committee will hear a report from UW-Milwaukee on financial and administrative planning and consider approval of a contractual agreement at UW-Madison and the 2024-25 UW System annual operating budget. The committee will also hear an update on shared services across the Universities of Wisconsin.
  • The Education Committee will consider approval an institutional policy on campaigning in residence halls, four new degree programs, including two at UW-Madison, and the 2024 tenure and promotion report. The committee will also discuss a dual enrollment report and hear an update from the UW System Division of Academic and Student Affairs.

The full board will meet Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. On Thursday, the board will introduce newly-appointed Regents (see above) and hear reports from outgoing Regent President Karen Walsh and Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman. Rothman is expected to provide an update on free speech and civil dialogue on campus.

The Regents will also meet in closed session on Thursday afternoon. They will discuss a student request to review disciplinary action at UW-Madison, a faculty request to review UW-La Crosse personnel decisions, and chancellor personnel evaluations.

On Friday, the Regents are scheduled to recognize the 2024 Academic Staff Excellence Award winners, elect new Board officers, and approve their 2024-25 meeting schedule.