College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
Executive Council Minutes
February 18, 2008
Members Present: M. Anderson, J. Clifton, M. Gill, P. Jinkins, D.
Kunz, W. Li, A. Masoom, M. Meyers, M. Muslu, L. Riedle, R. Shultz, S. Wills
from February 4, 2008 were not available so are tabled until next meeting.
Woman of the Year Award applications will be due March 7, 2008.
Information will be forthcoming.
asked Sheryl and Chuck (not at meeting) to contact Liz Schaal for
obtaining information about the group ad for hiring part-time teaching
academic staff as soon as possible.
asked everyone to make sure that their faculty are doing the Service
Learning Forms (due every semester).
- Dave Van
Buren would like a representative from our College to attend the Academic
Standards meeting concerning Project Lead the Way. Rich asked Abulkhair
to be that representative and attend the next meeting on February 27th.
- Lisa said
that the Project Management Program is having a guest faculty from the
University Technology in Sydney, Australia visit on April 24th
and 25th. If anyone in the civil, industrial, and mechanical
engineering area is interested in having this person speak in a class,
please contact Lisa.
- Rich has
a request from Chuck to purchase textbooks next year. We will need to
look at what we need to purchase in other areas. Lisa mentioned that she
had set up a three-year rotation last year with General Engineering,
Mathematics, and Chemistry/Engineering Physics.
Grants– Rich Shultz
passed out the five proposals to each chair and program coordinator excluding
Max and Wei because they had submitted a CIF. (Executive Council is the EMS
Curriculum Committee.) He asked everyone to rate them 1 to 5 and submit their
ratings by the early part of next week to him.
Integration for International Education – Rich Shultz
asked everyone to encourage their faculty to participate in this on Thursday,
March 6, 2008.
- Lisa asked
for approval of the UUCC document she had presented at a previous
meeting. This is a new course, EMS 4800 – EMS Special Topics, 1-8
credits. Mesut made a motion to approve this course and Abulkhair
seconded the motion. The motion was approved.
presented the “Policy and Procedures for Extraordinary Withdrawals”
information. This Committee consists of the Associate Vice Chancellor,
Chair of the Admission and Academic Appeals Committee (or Vice Chair, in
the absence of the Chair), the Dean of Students, and the three Deans (or
Assistant/Associate Dean). Discussion followed and Rich is going to check
into this Committee and bring the information to the next meeting.
adjourned at 2:30 p.m.