Senate Announcements

***  2021-2022 Office Hours: ****

Senate Office Information 2021-2022: (Staff Shared Governance Groups)
The office hours will be held back in person for 2021-2022.  THANK YOU
Contact: Senate Office Assistant: April Dutscheck Email:
Phone:  920-424-2012
Senate of Academic Staff President: Erin McArthur (

Senate meetings will be held virtually for the Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 semesters.

Senate Meeting Dates

Location: Meetings will be held virtually for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 semesters.

Fall 2021 (virtual)

Sept. 23, 2021
Oct. 7, 2021
Oct. 21, 2021
Nov. 4, 2021
Nov. 18, 2021
Dec. 9, 2021

Spring 2022 (virtual)
Jan. 13, 2022
Feb. 10, 2022
Feb. 24, 2022
March 10, 2022
March 31, 2022
April 14, 2022
April 28, 2022
May 12, 2022





Senate Contacts

Erin McArthur, President (2021-2022)
UWO Libraries - Polk Library
(920) 424-1361

Ane Carriveau, President-Elect (2021-2022)
UWO Libraries - Fox Cities
(920) 832-2675

April Dutscheck, Senate Office University Associate
Senate Office
Dempsey Hall, Room 205
(920) 424-2102

The Senate of Academic Staff at all three campuses for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh represent academic staff through conversations, meetings, sessions and decisions, which impact our work environment at the University.

The Senate is made up of 17 Senators, with seven senators serving on the executive committee.

The Senate of Academic Staff shall:

Supervise and conduct the election of members to this Senate;

Elect its own officers;

Schedule and conduct its own meetings;

Form and revise its own bylaws and rules of proceedings;


Advise the Chancellor on matters pertaining to the UW System Unclassified Personnel Guidelines No. 7 which deals with designating positions as “academic staff;”


Advise the Chancellor on policies and procedures for the academic staff adopted pursuant to UW System 9-14, and prepare and propose for the Chancellor’s approval needed changes in the policies and procedures;


Serve as a hearing body (see GOV 4.3.B); and

Perform such other tasks as it deems appropriate to its status as an active participant in the immediate governance of, and policy development for, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, subject to the responsibilities and powers of the Chancellor, the faculty and the students.