Policy: UWS 5 Layoff and Termination
Wisconsin Administrative Code
The following material consists of the sections of the Wisconin Administrative code which are applicable to unclassified personnel (faculty and academic staff) and their relations with students within the University of Wisconsin System.
When the code calls for a particular campus implementation, the UWP rule or procedure is identified below. Each UWP rule or procedure is followed by a reference to its source in the Faculty Constitution and Bylaws or Academic Staff Constitution and Bylaws.
UWP. The Academic Planning Council shall be the standing faculty consultative committee to consult with the Chancellor if at any time a declaration of financial emergency is to be considered. See Faculty Bylaws, Part II, Article III, Section 1.
UWP. The Academic Planning Council shall develop criteria consistent with the institution's mission that shall be used in evaluating academic programs and setting program priorities. See Faculty Bylaws, Part II, Article III.
UWP. Criteria measures and evaluation procedures developed by the Academic Planning Council for use in a continuous process of program review shall be used to determine from which colleges, departments, or programs faculty positions should be eliminated. See Faculty Bylaws, Part II, Article II.
UWP. The Appeals Commission shall be the standing faculty committee that shall serve as a hearing committee for the purposes of UWS 5.1. See Faculty Bylaws, Part II, Article XII.