Regent Policy Documents



(Formerly 87-15)

Upon recommendation of the President of the University of Wisconsin System, the following revisions to Regent Resolution 5387 are approved.

The President of the University of Wisconsin System is authorized to approve, on behalf of the Regents, personnel actions involving staff in or for positions other than University of Wisconsin System senior executives (except as delegated under Policy 6-5), and the President is authorized to delegate such authority, with the following provisions:

  1. Prior to authorizing recruitment or promotion to fill any faculty, academic, or limited staff position for which the planned rate of pay exceeds 75% of the salary of the University of Wisconsin System President, the President shall furnish the Board with a description of the position and a justification of the salary range and intended length of appointment assigned to it. Unless a Regent requests that the appointee be considered by the Board, the President may authorize recruitment and appointment, and
  2. Prior to approving annual merit increases for faculty, academic and limited staff members whose rate of pay exceeds that stipulated above, the President shall review the list of such increases with the Board of Regents and obtain its approval.

History: Res. 3941 adopted 12/11/1987; amended by Res. 5387, 12/1989; amended by Res. 8168, 6/2000; replaces 73-12, 75-7.

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The Regent Policy Documents were adopted and are maintained pursuant to the policy-making authority vested in the Board of Regents by Wis. Stats. § 36. The Regent Policy Documents manifest significant policies approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. This document is a ready reference for those charged with carrying out these policies. Unless noted otherwise, associated documents and reports may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents, 1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, ph 608-262-2324.