University Staff Council

University Staff Council

In the Spotlight

Eileen TroemelEileen Troemel, Special Education

Eileen has an office on the fifth floor of Winther Hall. She has been an Academic Department Associate for the Department of Special Education for five years. Her main duties include scheduling, taking meeting minutes, helping resolve registration issues and other tasks as required to help the faculty.....Read More

Brenda WarrenBrenda Warren, University Housing

We met with Brenda Warren on a blustery fall day in November (2015). She has worked UW-Whitewater for seven years and prior to that, she worked for UW-Madison in the Athletics Department. She started there as a custodian where cleaning the coaches offices in Camp Randall.....Read More

In the Spotlight

Eileen TroemelEileen Troemel, Special Education

Eileen has an office on the fifth floor of Winther Hall. She has been an Academic Department Associate for the Department of Special Education for five years. Her main duties include scheduling, taking meeting minutes, helping resolve registration issues and other tasks as required to help the faculty.....Read More

Brenda WarrenBrenda Warren, University Housing

We met with Brenda Warren on a blustery fall day in November (2015). She has worked UW-Whitewater for seven years and prior to that, she worked for UW-Madison in the Athletics Department. She started there as a custodian where cleaning the coaches offices in Camp Randall.....Read More

VENDOR FAIR

Please join us this Saturday, February 6th for the University Staff Council sponsored New Year, New You! vendor event in the Hamilton Room from 10am until 3pm. This event will have over 30 vendors with products focused on enhancing your life related to physical and emotional wellbeing. There are a wide variety of vendors and products ranging from weight loss, holistic healing with essential oils, organization items, natural cleaning and beauty products, jewelry - both handmade and commercial, food finds like: specialty tea, coffee, dip mix, seasonings plus much more.

A complete listing of confirmed vendors may be found at our event page: New Year, New You! 

We have over $300 in door prizes from our participating vendors, you do not need to be present to win. We hope you are able to stop by to see all there is being offered and you might find something to treat yourself with or to gift to a loved one. Don't forget Valentine's Day is the following Sunday, get your shopping done early. 

COUNCIL VACANCY

The University Staff Council is looking for a university staff member to replace a vacancy on the council. The replacement must work in the Division of Administrative Affairs. This includes employees who work in the following areas: Budget, Planning and Analysis; Contracting; Environmental Health, Risk Management, Safety, and Loss Control; Facilities Planning & Management; Financial Services; Human Resources & Diversity; Internal Audit; Police Services; and Visitor & Parking Services. Submit an email to the USC mailbox stating your desire to fill the vacancy through June 30. Formal elections will be held in the spring for this vacancy and other members whose terms have expired. If you know someone who may be interested, please encourage them to submit their interest.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

All University Staff are invited to join the new lunchtime book discussion group for Spring 2016. Free book and light refreshments provided. No previous experience necessary - just read the book over the course of six weeks and join us for engaging conversations on Tuesdays beginning March 8 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm.  More information and registration link below. Space is limited so please register if you are interested.  Register Here.

NEW TO CAMPUS? HAVE YOU BEEN HERE AWHILE?

Would you like to find out interesting facts and have a tour of the campus? The University Staff Outreach Committee conducts campus tours for staff monthly. To request a tour, send an email to the USC mailbox or contact any member of the committee.

PUBLIC EVENTS FOR UNIVERSITY STAFF

There are many campus events that are open to the public and that university staff are invited and encouraged to attend. These are lectures presented by our faculty and other experts in the field, and are great learning opportunities for everyone. Here is a LINK to a brochure for more information.

USC PERSONNEL REVIEW COMMITTEE

As of July 1, 2015, university staff may choose a panel of their peers to hear any grievances they may file, or to hear the appeal of a complaint filed against them. If you are a university staff member, or know one who may be interested in serving as an Impartial Hearing Officer (Grievance) or on a Complaint Review Committee (Complaints), please email usc@uww.edu for further information. The complete committee description is available in the Mission Statement and Bylaws link to the left.

University Personnel System Update

New personnel rules and policies took effect July 1, 2015.  The UPS Policy Committee is working on individual policies and looking for input and participation from all university staff.  Several policies have UW-Whitewater specific versions that have been approved by UW-W Administration and UW-System.  They are:  Grievance, Layoff, Workplace Conduct Expectations and Complaint.  Copies of the approved policies can be found on the Human Resources page.

Follow the Related Links to the left to view additional information.   If you are interested in participating in the continuing process of policy review, contact any of the UPS Policy Committee members for more information.

Facebook Page

The University Staff Council is now on Facebook.  The page is for university staff members to interact with each other and their representatives on USC Council about issues that affect employment or to share information with each other.  USC Council and committee members will also share events and resources and add files that are relevant to university employees.  More information may be found at the Facebook link.

In the Spotlight

Eileen TroemelEileen Troemel, Special Education

Eileen has an office on the fifth floor of Winther Hall. She has been an Academic Department Associate for the Department of Special Education for five years. Her main duties include scheduling, taking meeting minutes, helping resolve registration issues and other tasks as required to help the faculty.....Read More

Brenda WarrenBrenda Warren, University Housing

We met with Brenda Warren on a blustery fall day in November (2015). She has worked UW-Whitewater for seven years and prior to that, she worked for UW-Madison in the Athletics Department. She started there as a custodian where cleaning the coaches offices in Camp Randall.....Read More

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