College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
Executive Council Minutes
December 13, 2007
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, C. Cornett, H. Evensen,
M. Gill, P. Jinkins, D. Kunz, A. Masoom, M. Meyers, M. Muslu, L. Riedle, R.
Shultz, S. Wills
Visitors Present: Tammy Salmon-Stephens, Joanne Wilson, Tim Zauche
motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes from November 15th with amended
changes to #4. The motion carried.
said that the ASEE meeting will be October 2008. He needs one or two
volunteers from each of the following programs; computer science,
industrial, electrical, and software engineering to review papers.
said the finale for the Sky’s the Limit presentation went well.
Wilson gave an update on the General Education Review Task Force
Committee. If anyone has questions, contact Joanne, Christine, or Phillip.
announced that parents, educators, and handicap children from the Cuba
City area were in 203 Ottensman Hall this morning participating in a
junior level mechanism class.
Student Chapter – Tammy said that Angela Baumann, alumni, is active with
WSPE in the Wausau area. Angela is wondering if there is interest in
starting a Student Chapter here at UWP? Is there student interest? What
are the fees? Rich asked everyone to take this back to their Departments
and see if there would be any student interest. He asked that everyone
report back at the January/February meeting with follow-up information.
Tammy said anyone could contact Angela Baumann directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more
information on WSPE.
Advisory Board – Visits and MSENGR Packets – Following a brief discussion,
some of the programs/departments are still making visits to companies while
others are done.
Withdrawals – Lisa announced that the Late Withdrawal Forms are no longer
located in the Dean’s Offices. Students need to start with the
Registrar’s Office to obtain the form, collect signatures, and then submit
them to the appropriate Deans’ Offices.
Alumni Award – December 15th Deadline – Rich said everyone
should have received this notice/paperwork. This is a great opportunity to
pat someone on the back!
Alumni Award – June 1st Deadline – Rich said everyone should
have received this notice/paperwork. Again, this is another great
opportunity to pat someone on the back!
Calculator List – Lisa shared with everyone that there is a new and
approved calculator list for the FE/PE. Please direct students to the
Results – Lisa asked that the Departments cannot post the detailed results
of the PE/FE exams publicly. The information that she gave to each
program is for internal use only.
- UUCC –
Electrical Engineering – Mesut said that BILSA and LAE will not approve
the proposal until the electives are defined. Currently, he would like
comments/feedback from people on the proposal.
- UUCC –
Chemistry – Chuck submitted a new course, CHEM 4910 – Advance Biochemistry
Laboratory. Abulkhair made a motion to approve after editorial comments
are added under Description and Justification for the New Course (add
number of credits, when offered, etc.). Joe seconded the motion. The
Busters – Rich announced that Myth Busters will be coming to town on April
21st. This is part of the 100-year engineering celebration and
sponsored by the student organizations.
Ride – Rich also announced that Sally Ride, first woman astronaut will be
coming either late spring or early fall. No date has been set. This is
also part of the 100-year engineering celebration.
said that we will only have a meeting next week if there are agenda items
of importance. If you do not hear from Rich by Tuesday, there will be no
adjourned at 11:50 a.m.