Child Abuse and Neglect Policy

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) strives to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment for everyone involved in university activities. On December 19, 2011, the Governor signed Executive Order #54, which requires that all University of Wisconsin System employees must report incidence of child abuse and neglect.

  • All University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee employees must report incidents of child abuse and neglect.
  • Youth under the age of 18 years come into contact with UWM employees through various programs, camps, and events.
  • Training on the particulars will be made available soon (online for all employees, in-person upon request).
  • Additional information about this policy can be found here

Contact one of the co-chairs of the Executive Order #54 working group by emailing (, or calling Gwat Lie (414-229-2241) or Kelly Haag, (414-229-4059) for general questions.

Questions involving a legal interpretation should be directed to the Office of Legal Affairs at (414) 229-4278.


Gwat Lie and Kelly Haag
Co-Chairs of the Executive Order #54 Work-Group