COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, November 6, 2000 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, J. Krogman, J. Miller, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, F.
Tufte, P. Young
Visitor Present: T. Salmon
The minutes from October 30, 2000 were approved as distributed.
- Rich informed everyone that Dave Ellestad was hospitalized in Madison over the weekend.
He is hopeful that everything will be fine and that he will return home very soon. Flowers
have been sent on behalf of the College.
- Rick Tufte reminded everyone of the Math Contest this Wednesday. The Awards Ceremony
will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Beaux Arts room.
- Max asked a question regarding a student from Germany that wanted to come here for a co-op/internship.
- UUCC changes for an ESE course were discussed as distributed. Joe Clifton motioned to
approve these changes. Rick seconded. Discussion followed and motion carried.
- The question was posed to the Engineering Physics and Environmental Engineering programs
as to when they want to conduct program reviews. The review will take place February
- Lisa informed everyone that a group of professional engineers in the Dubuque area have
invited her to talk about the Master of Engineering and Project Management programs.
- Academic Affairs meeting reported that retention needs to be increased. UW-Platteville is
82.6%. If you have any suggestions, please contact the Assistant Dean.
- A new program titled Wisconsin Teaching Scholars is being implemented. It is a system wide
program and information is available in the Dean's Office.
- Rich informed everyone that we are once again getting pressure to reduce credits for our
programs. Discussion followed.
- Information regarding a Council on International Programs is available in the Dean's Office.
- Rich reminded chairs to inform individuals that CIF and SAIF reports are due.
- Rick questioned a proposal to accept vocational school credits at four year campuses.
Meeting adjourned at 2:30 p.m.