Getting Involved with Governance
at UW-Madison is shared among faculty, academic staff and students. Many
opportunities exist for academic staff to participate in governance. Finding
those opportunities in a complex setting like UW-Madison can be challenging.
If you have questions about any of the resources and opportunities listed
here, please do not hesitate to contact the School of Education Committee
on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) at email@example.com.
Getting started - Who's who and What's what
Academic Staff at UW-Madison - campus website for academic staff governance and resources
Academic Staff Assembly (ASA) - elected body of academic staff representatives
Staff Executive Committee (ASEC) - Nine elected academic staff
who are the day-to-day administrative executive committee for the assembly
and campus academic staff
of the Academic Staff - coordinates, supports and promotes
academic staff governance activites
School of Education Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) -
advises the dean on the formulation and review,
and shall be represented in the development, of all policies and
procedures concerning academic staff members of the school
Opportunities to Participate
Review your department's policy on rights for academic staff governance.
Run for a seat in the Academic Staff Assembly.
Run for a seat on the School of Education Committee on Academic Staff Issues.
Check out School of Education committees of interest. Eligibility varies by department or unit.
Serve on a campus-level committee.
Organizations and Programs
Staff Mentoring Program - “The Academic Staff Mentoring
Program promotes professional and personal development among all academic
staff by connecting them with others who can advise, coach and guide them,
as well as help them understand the context in which they are operating.”
Staff Public Representation Organization (ASPRO) - A nonprofit
professional organization representing the interests of UW-System academic
Madison Academic Staff Association (MASA) - A UW-Madison organization promoting academic staff professional status and communication on related academic staff issues.