COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, January 16, 2002- Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, D. Ellestad, J. Hernandez, J. Hamilton, J. Krogman, S. Owusu-Ababio, R. Shultz, F. Tufte, P. Young
Visitor Present: T. Salmon
The minutes were approved as distributed.
- Meetings for this semester will be held on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Ottensman 149. The meeting on January 23 is cancelled but the meeting on January 30 will be held. The College Curriculum Committee will be reviewing CIF proposals for appropriateness. Also professors from Jonkoping University in Sweden will be attending this meeting.
- Reminder-SAIF & CIF deadline is January 28. Applied Research grant deadline is January 25.
- Senator Dale Schultz will be visiting the College of EMS on Friday, February 8. A schedule of events will be forthcoming.
- Rick Tufte announced that an Eisenhower proposal was funded for the College involving $70,000 this year with a possibility of another $70,000 next year.
- Max Anderson announced that an NSF proposal for $56,000 was funded for curriculum changes.
- Rich announced that there were seven opportunity grants funded for the College of EMS.
- Tammy Salmon-Stephens informed everyone that she and Doug are expecting their first child. She will be looking for some assistance with the program during the summer months.
- Lisa announced that Ray Spellman has been hired as the HTCP director.
- Rich informed everyone that the status of interviewing candidates is on hold for the remainder of the month. He will have more information in February. Discussion followed.
- Contingency Plan for Europe--Rich, Lisa, and Carol will be gone to Europe from January 22-30. Rich requested that all purchase orders be in prior to January 22. Only emergency purchase orders will be signed by Jean. John Krogman will be the emergency contact for the College during this time.
- Academic Appeals form-Lisa distributed a form that the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee developed and gave an explanation regarding the new procedure. The committee is trying to track appeals students.
- Budget-Rich prepared the supplies and student help budgets at the same level as last year. He will be working hard to keep at the same level of funding. He also informed everyone that we are half way through the budget year and that everyone has spent at least 50% of their allocations. Please be watchful of your budget to not overspend. Capital requests from Chemistry and Mathematics should be to Rich by February 4.
- Student files-Rich commented that all student folders except for ME are now located in the department offices.
Meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m.