University of Wisconsin–Madison

Memorial Resolutions

The Office of the Secretary of the Faculty will work with the deceased faculty member’s department chair to identify a memorial resolution committee. The memorial will be presented at a Faculty Senate meeting and the document kept as a historical record of the professor’s contributions to the university.

The memorial resolution committee should provide the following information to the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty. Materials should be submitted to Jane Richard approximately two weeks in advance of the Faculty Senate meeting presentation.

  • Memorial resolution (two page maximum single-spaced)
  • One hundred word abstract (one minute presentation to be read by one of the committee members)
  • Photograph of faculty member
  • Names of faculty member’s next of kin who may be invited to attend the Faculty Senate meeting

Past memorial resolutions:
Memorial resolutions presented to the Faculty Senate, 1999 February-2016 March
Memorial resolutions presented to the Faculty Senate, 1946 January-1988 May

Memorial resolutions December 1998 to November 2017