COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, M. Gill, R. Hasker, J. Hernandez, M. Muslu, S. Owusu-Ababio, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, S. Wills, P. Young
Visitors: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. Tammy announced that new furniture has arrived for the Mentor Center and invited everyone to come visit. Also there are 16 chairs to be given away to a “good home” if anyone is interested.
2. The College advising workshops went well and the information will be put on the web site.
3. Information about the Outstanding Advisor Award was distributed.
4. Phil informed everyone that CEP has hired an engineering physicist.
5. CS has one offer accepted and a second offer out.
6. EE has an accepted offer verbally.
7. Lisa reminded everyone that Shadow Day is tomorrow. There are 84 students expected campus wide.
1. Mathematics Placement Test—Sheryl reported back from a committee meeting that she attended. There will be a Provosts meeting on April 18 to decide this issue. Sheryl will carry forth the message to Carol Sue Butts to continue funding support of this test. Discussion followed.
2. Computer Planning—OIT sent a recommended replacement plan to the Deans. They are suggesting that OIT purchase all new computers, a freeze on new connections, 4 levels of users, rotation basis to purchase new computers every 3 years, as well as a tax to each department to purchase these computers. Discussion followed. Rich suggested that some education needs to happen before this plan is approved.
3. IEP forms—Are there any comments? Lisa distributed updated data and asked for suggestions. Discussion followed. Good ideas and suggestions were made.
1. MOE—The MOE sub-committee recommended that there be a certificate in engineering management. Information was distributed. Discussion followed. Recommendations were to eliminate the accounting course and mandate that one course be selected from the MIE course list. Mohan motion to approve and second by Rob to move ahead with this proposal to Graduate Council. Motion carried.
2. MOE Credit for Life Experience Policy—Lisa distributed the proposed police for life experience and asked for input. Discussion followed. She requested that people review and bring comments back in two weeks.
3. Student Help—Rich requested that all areas monitor these accounts very closely.
4. Mesut asked about under-enrolled courses. Rich indicated that there must be a minimum of 10 students/course.
Meeting adjourned at 3:05 p.m.