Article II: Name and Membership

Section 1: Name

The academic staff of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville organize and associate themselves under the name "Academic Staff of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville."

Section 2: Definition

Academic staff members are those persons designated in UW-Platteville 1.03: "Academic staff members are professional and administrative 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."

Section 3: Exception to Privileges of Academic Staff Membership

Academic staff members who are granted faculty status by the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and who choose to participate in faculty governance shall be ineligible to serve as a member of the Academic Staff Senate or of any of its committees, councils or commissions, or to serve as an academic staff representative on any other committees. Neither shall these academic staff members be eligible to vote in elections nor referendums of the academic staff, except in personnel matters.  This restriction does not apply to those instructional academic staff members elected as representatives to the Faculty Senate, as detailed in Part III of the Academic Staff Bylaws.

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