COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Thursday, September 27, 2001, 149 Ottensman
Attendees: Max Anderson, Joe Clifton, Sam Owusu-Ababio, Dave Ellestad, Jim Hamilton, Jaime Hernandez, John Krogman, Lisa Riedle, Kurt Rolle, Rich Shultz, Rick Tufte, Phil Young
Visitor: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. Minutes of the September 20 meeting were approved.
1. General Engineering purchased a new clock for the Conference Room.
2. Executive Council members stated that the sound level is very bad in 35, 37, 44 (and very hot), 45,
and 49 Ottensman. When the fans run, you can not lecture. R. Shultz needs specific locations and
will pursue the matter.
3. R. Tufte mentioned that the Employer Fair is going on and it is very cramped between aisles. R.
Shultz said we can raise the issue to the Placement Office.
4. R. Shultz will be meeting with Carol Sue Butts regarding positions next week. If you anticipate any
position, please get your required materials turned in. Ads are due October 15 for the Chronicle.
5. R. Shultz mentioned that Carol Sue Butts would like to attend one meeting from each Department.
Please contact her and get this set up.
6. David Bower who did the Grants Writing Seminar last year will be on-campus again January 17 and 18.
Talk to Dave Van Buren for more details.
7. R. Shultz previously sent nomination forms to each of the Executive Council members for outstanding
students to receive life time alumni association membership. Each Department/program should have at
least one student. Please fill out as soon as possible.
8. Nominations for Outstanding Recent Alumni Award (within the last 15 years) was also sent to you. Any
questions, contact Diane Trendt.
9. John Goomey, Electrical and Software Engineering, recently had a baby girl.
3. Discussion Topics
1. Overnight Trip Guidelines
R. Shultz said that anytime a student travels overnight for a University sponsored event, the
Department must fill out the paperwork attached. This must be on file. Once the student returns,
the paper work can be destroyed.
2. OPID=s Faculty Development Day, November 9, 2001
R. Shultz said the attached was for the faculty information. Chairs should nominate interested
faculty. One will go from the College.
3. Wisconsin On-Line
R. Shultz said that by October 2, 2002, every major in the UW system must have
built into their program the skills necessary to learn in an online environment.
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This is being mandated by the Board of Regents. If Executive Council members are interested, Dr.
Balachandran or Dr. Muslu could be invited to attend a meeting and give a brief presentation on what
they do in each of their courses.
4. College Goals
Carol Sue Butts gave R. Shultz the attached copy of College Goals. He would like each member to look
over the list and make any changes they think appropriate. He would also like these items to be
prioritized: high, medium, low. R. Shultz will then create a new 2001-2002 goal list and give back
to Dr. Butts. This needs to be brought to next week=s meeting.
4. Other Business
J. Krogman passed out the estimated annual costs at selected midwestern Engineering Universities, and
also a summary of GE student status changes from February - October 2001 for information.