COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, October 30, 2000 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, J. Clough, D. Ellestad, J. Krogman, J. Miller, S.
Owusu-Ababio, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, F. Tufte, P. Young
Visitor Present: T. Salmon
The minutes from October 16, 2000 were approved as distributed with one correction.
- Phil Young announced that Bob Lind was the recipient of the Outstanding Physics
Teachers Award. Congratulations Bob.
- Rich Shultz informed everyone that the two students for Ireland are Dan Peterson (IE)
and Keith Kitzhaber (EE) and the two students for Germany are John Fick (ME) and
Eric Lockman (EE).
- Fred announced that the Math Contest will be held on November 8. Over 40 schools
are registered to attend with 14 students/school. The awards ceremony is scheduled for
4 p.m. in the Beaux Arts.
- Joyce made everyone aware of the Chemistry Day scheduled for November 10. There
are approximately 90 students attending from area high schools.
- Max requested that each department keep a supply of paper available for printers in
respective labs so that copy paper is not taken from the ASCE copy machine. Rich
asked for cooperation in sharing this information with faculty and students.
- Rick asked about SISCO Academy. He stated that he recently read where they were
looking for university sponsors.
- ABET-Rich stated that there were no deficiencies noted in the College. Discussion
followed regarding the exit interview held with Rich and the Chancellor. Rich
expressed thanks and appreciation to everyone for all the hard work.
- Career Day-Tammy reminded everyone of the Women In Engineering Career Day
scheduled for this Friday, November 3. There are over 100 participants registered.
Tammy extended an invitation to lunch from 11:30-12:30 in the Touche at the Ullsvik
- University Appeals Policy-Tammy informed everyone of a change regarding the
university's appeal process. If a student if required to set out a semester, they will no
longer need to apply for formal admission back in to the university. The appeal dates
are as follows: January 5 (written), January 8 (personal), May 30 (written), June 1
(personal), July 16 (written), August 20 (written) and August 22 (personal).
- Gift-In-Kind--Rich reminded everyone of the new form and procedure for accepting
donations. Gifts can only be accepted by the Dean or Assistant Chancellor.
- Grant Writing Seminar (1/20/01)-Anyone interested in attending this seminar should
notify Rich by Friday, November 3.
- Applied Research Grant Program-Proposals are due to Sponsored Programs by
- Outstanding Recent Alumni-John encouraged everyone to submit potential recipients.
The deadline is 11/1.
- Admissions Office Recruiting-Lisa discussed the recent recruiting visits planned by the
Admissions Office. Questions will be referred to the chair or program coordinator for
- Lisa asked who might be available for the alumni meeting this weekend. John will be
the tour guide.
- If anyone has concerns regarding the mathematics curriculum, please get them to Lisa
or Tony Thomas. A survey is forthcoming to all faculty.
- As a reminder, Lisa requested that all co-op schedules need to be signed by advisors
prior to registration. Advising is the responsibility of the faculty member not the co-op
- Tammy indicated that she is willing to come to department meetings to give advising
updates for faculty.