COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, September 16, 2002 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, M. Gill, J. Hamilton (arrived late), R. Hasker, A. Masoom, M. Muslu, S. Owusu-Ababio, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, S. Wills, P. Young
Visitors: T. Salmon-Stephens, Tony Valentine, and Ann Philip
Computer Training Program--Tony Valentine discussed the usage of black board university wide. ME and CEE are the leaders with usage along with IE and Mathematics. Discussion followed. Currently training is being done on as “as needed” or “on demand” basis. OIT is looking for input for all areas regarding training and needs. Further discussion.
Alumni Services—Ann Philip gave an update of EMS Alumni services. She is working closely with the Alumni Board. She distributed information regarding homecoming and other upcoming events. The Alumni Office will be relocating to the Ullsvik Center within the next week. Discussion followed
Approval of minutes as distributed.
1. Tammy informed everyone that there are 60 participants in the mentoring program. Also, the progressive dinner is Tuesday evening.
2. Abulkhair indicated that a new plan was being developed at the Recruiters Training Session held last Tuesday.
3. Mohan and Mesut felt that the German Faculty Exchange program went very well.
4. The ASCE golf outing was held last Friday with over 125 participants attending.
1. Mathematics Registration—Sheryl gave an update on summer registration. All individuals have been placed into mathematics classes off of the waiting lists.
2. Mathematics Classroom Issue—Sheryl asked for consideration with moving of classes at the beginning of the semester or at a late date. Rich reiterated that class changes should go through the Dean’s office.
3. Advanced Placement Calculus Exam Credit—Sheryl outlined that the advanced placement score of 3 needs to be in Calculus I. She discussed the possibility of those individuals that score a 3 should be taking a test out to make sure that they can be successful. The Curriculum Committee of the College of EMS is in support of the memo dates 9/10/02 and a motion to endorse the recommendation of the Mathematics Department was made by Mohan Gill. Kurt Rolle seconded. Motion carried.
4. UUCC Mathematics—Several documents were distributed regarding UUCC changes for mathematics courses. Sheryl indicated the following changes: 1) Add grade of C or better for these classes—Math 1030, Math 1530, Math 1630, Math 2330, Math 2430, Math 2630, and Math 2730. 2) Prerequisite change for Math 3730, 3) Added clarification language for Math 2530, and 4) Added grade of B or better for Math 2450. Discussion followed. Motion was made by Mesut Muslu that the Curriculum Committee of the College of EMS approve these changes as presented and discussed. Lisa Riedle seconded motion. Motion carried.
5. Awards Committee—Abulkhair indicated that the recipients of the Exemplary Excellence in Teaching and Exemplary Professional Development awards. The committee made the recommendation that the Dean and Department Chairs need to encourage support of these awards.
6. EMS Advisory Board—Rich requested that possible afternoon session topics be submitted to him by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
7. UUCC Mechanical Engineering—Kurt distributed a name change for ME 3830. There was also a change in prerequisites. Rob Hasker moved to accept the UUCC changes as proposed. Phil Young seconded. Motion carried.
1. College Catalog—Lisa distributed the appropriate sections of the Undergraduate Catalog to the department chairs. She indicated that the changes need to be made in red and back to her by October 25.
2. Mesut asked for discussion regarding the upcoming Majors Fair that is being promoted by Kari Dressens. Tammy indicated that she would talk to Kari to find out if changes had occurred since last year.
Meeting adjourned at 4:25 p.m.