Video link to Nov. 17 Chancellor Chat
On Nov. 17, Chancellor Watson and campus leadership held a live Chancellor Chat via Webex Events to address your thoughts and concerns about the academic semester.
If you were unable to join during the live event, you are strongly encouraged to watch the video, which covered a wide variety of important topics including our academic schedule, budget strategies and surge testing to name a few.
Our panelists included:
- Dwight Watson, Chancellor
- Greg Cook, Interim Provost
- Taryn Carothers, Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs
- Greg Rutzen, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
- Matthew Kiederlen, Chief, UW-Whitewater Police Department
Many questions from faculty, staff and students were also addressed during the presentation.
Here is the video link to the Chancellor Chat:
For easy reference, here are the time stamps so that you can quickly navigate to topics of interest to you.
5:50—Culture of Responsibility
10:41—Antigen and Surge Testing
23:00—Budget Operations Committee
26:48—When are employees allowed to return after Thanksgiving?
27:48—Are you thinking of removing fees on web-based classes?
29:06—What is the percentages of each course modality for the Spring semester?
30:28—What metrics will be used to determine if we return after Spring Break?
31:29—What role can faculty play in the BOC and are the meetings open?
32:22—Are employees allowed to go to surge testing while on the clock?
33:15—How will personnel decisions be made?
35:43—What are the long-term plans for our budget?
38:34—How did the no-cost application process go?
41:53—Are there recommendations to keep some offices remote over Thanksgiving?
42:42—Has there been a decision on Spring athletics?
43:29—Are there financial incentives for early retirement?
45:59—Is the Program Optimization process being replaced?
48:03—How will students have access to University Housing after Thanksgiving?
49:19—What do i do if i test positive for COVID-19?
50:11—Why can’t labs continue face-to-face for the remainder of the Fall semester?
52:28—Will there be testing available at the Rock County campus?