COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, M. Gill, R. Hasker, J. Hernandez, A. Masoom, M. Muslu, S. Owusu-Ababio, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, S. Wills, P. Young
Visitors: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. Out of State Travel—Rich indicated that it is getting very difficult to justify. Discussion followed.
2. Contingency Plan—Be prepared to go beyond the 5% budget reduction. A committee will be formed to review the core mission. The legislators have reported back that they hear nothing from the UW and therefore a suggestion was made to contact area legislators.
3. Annual Report Articles—Lisa wanted departments to know that the deadline for articles is April 1. Please get them to her by this deadline.
1. FIRST won at the regional competition and will continue onto Nationals. Please take time to acknowledge their success and view the display in the front display case.
2. Mesut indicated that Electrical Engineering is bringing in candidates for interviews.
3. Phil indicated that they have extended an offer to an individual for a position.
1. UUCC—Sheryl distributed information regarding a curriculum change in Mathematics. They would like to drop Math 1000, change a course number, and combine elementary and middle level teacher courses. Discussion followed. Phil motion to adopt. Mohan seconded. Motion carried.
2. EXPO—Motion by Abulkhair to cancel all engineering classes. Second by Rob. Motion carried. Also—point of information—only 8 registered projects at this time.
3. Employer/Alumni Survey—There was a very low response to the on-line survey. A second letter was sent to attempt to increase the response.
4. Printing Charges—All students will receive a $20 account for printing costs beginning the Fall 2003 semester. They will be assessed a 5 cents/page printing fee. Discussion followed surrounding better utilization of campus resources including the bookstore, duplicating center, etc… There is also a possibility of a fee being charged for ink jet cartridges for individual department budgets. Rich wanted to make sure that everyone understand also that there would be a user fee of $2/person for all non-campus users (i.e. summer camps).
5. Mailings—Alumni Office—They will no longer provide mailing labels. The Mailroom will handle all addressing of envelopes and therefore you should allow 1 week for this process.
6. Computer configurations—The minimum configurations are located on the web. Please review and adhere to these configurations.
7. Professional Development Report and Plans—Departments indicated that they are working on them.
8. Post Tenure Review—Due April 3 to Rich.
1. Best Practices Assessment—Phil Sealy and Sam Owusu-Ababio will represent the College of EMS.
2. UUCC form—Max indicated that CEE would like to change the pre-requisite so that Surveying does not require calculus. Phil motion to approve. Kurt seconded. Motion carried.
Minutes were approved as distributed. Max motion. Abulkhair seconded. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 3:52 p.m.