The Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) advises the dean or director of each school, college, or division on the formulation and review of all policies and procedures concerning its academic staff members. This includes personnel matters. Policies and procedures shall comply with UW-Madison Academic Staff Policies and Procedures and other campus policies and procedures governing academic staff.
The Academic Staff Assembly at its January 12, 1998 meeting
passed Academic Staff Document #210, titled "School, College and
Division Committees on Academic Staff Issues (CASI)". This document
calls for each school, college, or division of the University of
Wisconsin-Madison to establish a committee to advise the Dean or
Director on issues pertaining to or affecting academic staff members in
that unit. "The academic staff of each school, college or division shall
establish a Committee on Academic Staff Issues, which shall advise the
dean or director on the formulation and review, and shall be represented
in the development of all policies and procedures concerning academic
staff members of the school, college or division, including personnel
Members of a school or college CASI are elected or appointed. Membership provides opportunities for advocating for academic staff and for helping to address academic staff concerns.