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.

See Also:

SYS 1277, Compensation (formerly TC 3)

SYS 1278, UW System Pay Plan Distribution Framework for University Workforce (formerly TC 4)

[UW System Administrative policies are included for reference and are separate from Regent Policy Documents adopted by the Board.]