College of EMS
Computer Conference Room, PSC
February 9, 2011
Members present: J.
Clifton, H. Evensen, O. Jadaan, J. Kile, D. Kunz, J. McDonald, M. Meyers, P.
Parker, P. Sealy, J. Wilson, T. Zauche
Visitors: M. Muslu,
Approval of minutes from:
December 9, 2010—Tim move to
approve. Hal second. Carried.
January 19, 2011—Tim move to
approve. Philip second. Carried
January 26, 2011—Tim move to
approve. Phil second. Carried.
- Joanne announced that
the College of EMS will now have an Assistant Dean as well as an Associate
Dean. Lisa will remain as the
Associate Dean. Philip will be the
Assistant Dean through the end of the semester. These changes are effective this
- Joanne also announced that
she will be leaving on Friday and will be out of the office all next
week. Lisa will be out the end of
- CRST—Committee is
meeting and moving forward with meeting guidelines. Joanne shared a concern with some
departments not making a distinction between high merit and merit. These rankings do impact tenure
decisions. Discussion was also held
- Some of you have asked
about additional position requests that were submitted from each
College—there will be no action on this until the budget is settled at the
- Julie asked about
another round of Master Planning meetings being held on campus. Stay tuned.
- EMS Expo—March 31st. Motion by Justin and second by Joe to
cancel classes and move Math courses out of Ottensman and Engineering
- Career Fair (2/17) and
Engineering Tour (2/18)—Tm and Phil will be out hosts. Students have also volunteered. Events begin at 6 p.m. and food will be
- April 4th—EMS
Event; Warren Faidley, the original storm chaser, will be coming for this
event. More details to come.
- Budget—Joanne is working
on it! 102 accounts are completed
and will be submitted like always.
If there are adjustments, please see Joanne before Friday. TSI requests will be made as well at
this time. Capital requests are
also being worked on from Mathematics and Chemistry Departments. Computer request for Mathematics may be
a part of the DIN money this year.
DIN requests are due by the first week in March.
- 1:30—Academic Staff
Evaluations & Promotion. Jeanne
Durr, Human Resources Director, requested to attend this meeting to talk
about this area. The process is
being reviewed and revised at this time.
She outlined the process along with proposed guidelines and
examples. There are different
classifications and different guidelines for each classification. Jeanne is willing to work with each area
regarding employees within that area.
She also talked about visa requirements and guidelines. Some of these responsibilities will now
fall to the department level to outline and start the process. Discussion followed.
- Other: None
Adjourned at 2:00 p.m.