College of EMS
Computer Conference Room, PSC
Approval of minutes from
4/13/2011: Hal motion.
Phil second. Approved.
4/20/2011: Osama motion.
4/27/2011: Philip motion. Hal second. Approved.
- Joanne announced that
the contract has gone out this week to the Dean’s candidate. Once the contract has been received
back, then a formal announcement will be made.
- Tomorrow there will be
an announcement that Joanne will be the Interim Assistant Chancellor of
Student Affairs for one year. Some
restructuring may take place.
- Osama shared numbers of
transfer students coming to the College of EMS and broke them into
- Exploring Engineering
summer program are at capacity and beyond—116 students will be attending
with a waiting list. A significant
number of students received scholarships in order to attend this program
thanks to John Deere and UW-Platteville.
- Tammy shared that the
final research camp program was held this past week. This program was a great success.
- CMN—Dave provided an
update from this meeting regarding our curriculum. Progress with getting students to come
to UW-Platteville is positive.
- Osama talked about a
FIPSE grant that might be a possibility with working with Highland
Community College articulation agreement.
This would outline the necessary courses to transfer
here. Discussion followed.
Management—Joanne distributed some homework for each area to complete and
return to her no later than Tuesday, May 17th. Discussion followed. The Council walked through each question
and discussed the intent. Last year
we had 385 transfer students in the fall semester. Of that, 120 students went into General
- Assessment Reports—
- General Engineering
report was shared by Osama. This
report is on the S drive for your review.
- Chemistry report will
be next week. .
Planning—Philip and Lisa shared that the committee met yesterday. They have started with simple data
collection. Philip distributed a
handout that he requested they estimate and complete today. The questions dealt with students
involved in research and faculty working in industry. Discussion followed. A short update on Strategic Planning
will be given at tomorrow’s meeting.
- Award—Joanne discussed
ideas for nominating Rich Shultz for the Alumni Emeriti Award. She also shared thoughts that she had
put together for accomplishments during his tenure as Dean. The award will be put together over the
summer and presented this fall.
- Master Planning meeting
update was given by Joanne. An
amazing emphasis was put on academic buildings. She shared an idea for expansion of
Engineering Hall. Groundbreaking
for the residence hall will hopefully be the end of June. There is a parking stipulation attached
with the City approval. Human
capital is the theme for next year’s planning—this will be our focus according
to the Chancellor. Flexibility
topic of discussion between Chancellors is at a stalemate. Differential tuition will not be
happening at UW-Platteville.
Adjourned at 1:57 p.m.