MINUTES - EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, February 24, 2005 - Ottensman 149
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, M. Gill, A. Masoom, M. Muslu, L. Riedle, K. Rolle, R. Shultz, D. St. John, S. Wills
Visitors: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. General Engineering Report—Abulkhair went through the highlights of the report and requested that the departments share this information with faculty. Discussion followed.
Speaker—Rich encouraged the Executive Council to bring forward some nominees
3. Administrative Reductions—The Governor’s budget has allocated for new positions within the UW system as well as a reduction of FTEs. Currently there is a 5% and 7.5% reduction planning exercise taking place for each of the next two years. All faculty and teaching academic staff are exempt from this exercise which leaves just administration and classified positions within our college.
4. Air Handling Project—During the summer months, some areas of Ottensman will be without air conditioning.
5. EXPO—All engineering and chemistry/physics classes will be cancelled for this event on March 31st. The committee is still looking for judges and would like to encourage faculty involvement and participation. Program registration form and food forms are being collected.
Meeting adjourned at 12:35 p.m.