COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE
MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Friday, January 23, 2004 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, C. Cornett, M. Gill, R. Hasker, J. Hernandez, A. Masoom, M. Muslu, S. Owusu-Ababio, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, S. Wills, J. Wilson (arrived late)
Visitors: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. Max shared information regarding a Title III grant that UWP is considering applying for to improve instruction and education across the campus. He is looking for ideas from individuals and areas. The deadline is the end of February.
2. Tammy announced that WEP Career Day is scheduled for April 30.
3. According to Chuck, the Chemistry Search and Screen has interviewed two candidates with another one scheduled for Monday.
4. Mechanical engineering has received 100 applications for two vacant positions.
5. Abulkhair stated that there were 114 applications for the one GE position.
6. Sheryl indicated that Mathematics has 180 applications for the two vacant positions.
7. Rich acknowledged Max’s cactus tie to everyone present.
1. UUCC—Mesut presented four proposals for UUCC consideration from the Electrical Engineering Department. These proposals will revamp three existing courses and make changes for the digital emphasis area. Discussion followed. Rob motion to approve. Mohan seconded. Motion carried.
2. MOE Advertising—Lisa requested that names and addresses of professional journals from the department. Distance Learning is exploring advertising opportunities for the MOE program.
3. Capital Budget—Rich indicated that capital budget and DIN requests are due no later than Friday, January 30 and to date he has only received General Engineering’s request. Discussion followed.
1. Rich sent an email to all regarding the Wuhan China students visiting our campus and requested ideas of activities that we can engage them in to showcase our programs. Discussion followed.
2. Everyone except Kurt and Max has met with Rich regarding evaluations.
3. Tammy announced that the EMS Advising Brownbag Luncheons are scheduled for March 9 and 10. She requested ideas for discussion. Some suggestions were: admission and dismissal standards, PeopleSoft, and International Exchange Program along with regular topics.
4. Expanding Your Horizons program will again be offered through Distance Education for females in grades 6-9. Tammy is on the funding committee to support this program and indicated that a letter has been sent out for requests.
5. Chuck asked for an update regarding the concealed gun issue and how it would impact UW-Platteville. Discussion followed.
Meeting adjourned at 9:35 a.m.