College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
Executive Council Minutes
October 4, 2007
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, C. Cornett, H. Evensen, M. Gill, P. Jinkins, D. Kunz, A. Masoom, M. Muslu, L. Riedle, R. Shultz, S. Wills
Visitors Present: Tammy Salmon-Stephens
1. Max broke his thumb.
2. Tammy was proud to announce that Jenna Walsh was named to the Homecoming Court.
3. Hal indicated that there will be a Mem/Nano Advisory Board meeting and also an EP Advisory Board meeting.
4. Mohan announced the 25th Anniversary of Computer Science.
5. Abulkhair gave an update on the Pioneer Preview format.
1. HTCP—Ray and Laurie hosted the M Track Regional Conference in Milwaukee. Kudos to them for a job well done.
2. EMS Student Organizations—Lisa indicated that there are Senate and SUFAC open seats for the College and she is trying to get the students to coordinate their efforts. She will have a meeting for organization leaders and advisors on 10/11 at 5 p.m. in Ottensman 103. Please remind individuals to attend. The EMS organizations have access to a grill and a freezer. Also, David Nevins will hold faculty advisor training the end of this month. There was also some discussion regarding the membership in IIE and SME.
3. General Engineering Report—Abulkhair presented a synopsis of the report indicating that things look good. TSI numbers are highlighted as well as the number of students that transferred out of engineering.
4. ABET—Joe indicated that there are new guidelines for the self study report and indicated that you should go to the website to that each department is gathering and monitoring these changes. Discussion followed.
a. Tammy indicated that the Minority Education Committee is meeting regularly and considering an application for a $25,000 grant from the WisCamp Program. She also indicated that they would like to have a space for a Minority Center within the scope of Ottensman remodeling.
b. Upcoming conference in Madison for black students—if interested, see Tammy or Christina.
c. EXPO—The committee has been meeting and “save the date” cards have been sent out. Something new this year will be a networking room for students. Companies will be invited to sponsor this event.
d. WEP Career Day is scheduled for 10/29 with approximately 80 girls registered at this time. Department time slots have been assigned.
e. Chuck indicated that NTT Day will be held 11/14 with the CEO speaking at 4:15 p.m. Chuck gave an outline of activities but watch for more details.
f. Sheryl was wondering why the online phone book is so outdated and incorrect. Discussion followed with no real explanation except that it simply is no longer being done.
g. Abulkhair asked who in the building might be CPR certified and the use of defibrillators for emergency procedures. Discussion followed.
h. Sick leave reports—make sure that these reports are being filed. Discussion followed.
Meeting adjourned at 11:38 a.m.