Chapter I

1.01 Coverage Pursuant to UWS 9.01, these policies and procedures apply to all academic staff appointments on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus.

1.02 Delegation Pursuant to UWS 9.02, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville establishes the Academic Staff Senate to advise the chancellor on development of policies and procedures relative to the academic staff. The Senate then assists in the implementation of adopted policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville also establishes the Personnel Commission as one of the standing committees for the Academic Staff Senate. The Personnel Commission will advise the Academic Staff Senate and the chancellor on the development of personnel policies and procedures relative to the academic staff. The Personnel Commission will assist in the implementation of the adopted personnel policies and procedures.

1.03 Definition of Academic Staff Member Academic staff members are administrative, instructional, and other professional personnel (other than faculty and classified staff) with duties and types of appointments that are primarily associated with higher education institutions and who are designated as academic staff by the chancellor.