Chapter II

2.01 Academic Staff Senate The Academic Staff Senate shall consist of one (1) administrator and seven (7) elected representatives. The term of office of the members and the structure of the senate shall be defined in the Academic Staff Bylaws as approved by the chancellor. The functions of the Academic Staff Senate are as stated in UWP 1.02 and in the Academic Staff Bylaws.

2.02 Personnel Commission The Personnel Commission of the Academic Staff Senate is established by the Academic Staff Bylaws in Part II, Article III. The primary purpose of the Personnel Commission is to review any personnel policies or procedures affecting academic staff members and to make recommendations to the Academic Staff Senate. Specifically, the Personnel Commission shall:

  1. Review UWP academic staff personnel policies and procedures and make recommendations to the Academic Staff Senate concerning interpretations or revisions.
  2. Review the implementation of the academic staff titling system.
  3. Serve as the first hearing body, following appropriate administrative review, on any academic staff personnel complaint or grievance.
  4. Serve as the academic staff affirmative action committee.
  5. Serve as a review panel, following appropriate administrative review, for recommendation of multi-year, probationary, or indefinite academic staff appointments and promotions under the academic staff titling system.

2.03 Membership of the Personnel Commission The membership of this body shall be a representative from each of the service areas and 2 (two) at-large members of the academic staff as defined in the Academic Staff Constitution, and one member of the Academic Staff Senate. The Personnel Director and the Affirmative Action Officer of UW-Platteville are ex-officio members of the Commission. The Commission shall annually select a chairperson, vice-chairperson and secretary from the members of the Commission.