COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Friday, March 2, 2001- Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, D. Ellestad, J. Miller, S. Owusu-Ababio, K. Rolle, R.
Shultz, F. Tufte, P. Young
Visitor Present: T. Salmon
The minutes were approved as distributed.
- Tammy informed everyone that Lynn Schlager's nomination for outstanding advisor
was forwarded to the national level.
- The Women In Engineering Math & Science Advisory Board met today and things
went really well.
- Advising sessions are scheduled for Engineering on March 20 and Math & Science on
March 21. Lunch will be provided at both of these events and faculty are encouraged to
- A teleconference on the Status of Women Report will be held on Friday, March 30
from 2:30-3:30 in Ottensman 203. Please attend if possible.
- Max requested that faculty from our college participate in the Research Day scheduled
for March 29 from 11:00-1:00 here on campus. This is an excellent opportunity to
showcase the types of research currently being conducted within our college.
- Phil asked that everyone stop by room 144 after the meeting to discuss the remodeling
- Dave gave an update on the hiring of faculty in the ESE Department. Three individuals
have been identified to interview within the controls emphasis. The job market is very
tight for the digital area and there were no applicants that met the requirements.
- Kurt updated everyone on the search and screen for the MIE Department. Three
applicants are scheduled for interviews on March 23, 26, and 28.
- Kurt also distributed copies of an article from Wisconsin Regulatory Digest written by
Terry Richard regarding the recent ABET visit to UW-P.
- Rick informed everyone that a mathematics candidate was interviewed today for the
- Women In Engineering Program-Summer institute dates are July 8-13 and July 15-20.
Tammy is anticipating being at capacity for these events. Career Day is being planned
for April 6. Once again, each department is asked to do a 15 minute display.
Interactive activities seem to work best. Discussion followed.
- Mathematics Service Course and Syllabi-A review of courses is taking place during
this semester and the Mathematics Department is asking for feedback. Rick distributed
a handout and requested feedback from all departments by April 5.
- Dave indicated that the ESE Department budget for the remainder of the year is running
very tight. Discussion followed.
Meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m.