Executive order 36.115 signed by Governor Walker authorized and directed the development of a personnel system separate from the current structure under the Office of State Employment Relations (OSER). Work is currently under way to implement this change effective July 1, 2013.

What is the University Personnel System (UPS)?

  • UPS is the structure used to recruit, appoint, pay, provide benefits to, and manage personnel matters for all UW employees.

Open Forums have been scheduled to discuss the new University Personnel Systems (UPS). The focus of these sessions will be to provide an overview of the changes and  allow employees an opportunity to ask questions.

Open Forums will be held on the following dates, times and location: 

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Christie Theatre, University Union
  • Wednesday, May 15, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Christie Theatre, University Union
  • Tuesday, June 4, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Wood Hall, Room 328   (Cancelled)

 All employees are encouraged to attend.  Please contact Christine Olson or Sheryl Van Gruensven if you have any questions regarding this topic.

Thank you.