Support Networks

UW-Stout offers a variety of support networks to help you seek outlets for guidance, avenues of support, and opportunities for growth. We have collected a few of the core support networks here. Once you arrive at these websites, you are bound to discover additional networks and resources.

The Women’s Mentoring Program for Academic Staff was initiated in Spring, 2003, and provides opportunities for networking, communication, employee growth and development, and knowledge and involvement in the university community.

The Women's Mentoring Program for Faculty provides opportunities for networking, communication, growth and development. The Provost Office can be contacted for additional information.

Inclusive Excellence: UW-Stout Diversity provides a variety of diversity and support resources for faculty, staff and student.

The Minority Faculty Staff Network (MFSN) fosters growth and opportunities for minority faculty and staff, creates an awareness of people from diverse backgrounds, and enhances relationships to benefit the campus and community at-large.

The Inclusivity Initiative for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning People (LGBTQ) is to promote the success of all UWS students, staff and faculty and support development and dissemination of new knowledge concerning LGBTQ people and issues.

The UW-Stout Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning (LGBTQ) Program Office is grounded in the belief that all members of our campus community deserve access to an safe and affirming environment where LGBTQ individuals are celebrated as assets and encouraged to contribute to their learning and living communities as full, authentic human beings. Programming, advocacy, outreach and services are provided to promote growth, empowerment and visibility of LGBTQ students and their allies.

The UW-Stout Pride Alliance is a faculty/staff committee that envisions a university where students, faculty and staff of all sexual orientations and gender variances are recognized as equal members of the campus community. The committee promotes a campus climate and educational experiences that are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people; promotes equal access and support for LGBTQ students, faculty and staff; and advances education, scholarly activities and communication about issues affecting LGBTQ people and their allies.

The Sustainability Across the Curriculum Network (SACN) is a group of faculty and staff at UW-Stout who are interested in exploring new ways to integrate sustainability into the curriculum. SACN meets the first Monday of every month at 9:00 a.m. in room 142 of Jarvis Hall Science Additon. Everyone is welcome to attend!

The Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center (NTLC) is devoted to the support of teaching and learning in the academic community. The center provides experienced mentors who will listen, guide, and advice.

The Senate of Academic Staff provides an opportunity for academic staff to participate in institutional shared governance. The academic staff of each institution, subject to the responsibilities and powers of the board, the president, the chancellor, and the faculty shall be active participants in the immediate governance of and policy development for each institution.

Faculty Senate provides the opportunity for faculty to participate in institutional shared governance. The Faculty Senate actively participates in institutional policy development. It is the primary governing body for the faculty on campus and is an organization through which the faculty can assert their primary responsibility for all academic and educational, as well as faculty personnel matters.