EFC 2004-2005

Engineering Faculty Council
Academic year 2004 - 2005

EFC Meeting # 1
August 19, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order at 3:00 pm in 3511 SC.
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P. B. Butler

2. EFC Officers were elected and committee liaisons for the next year were selected. Prof. Reinhardt will serve as Chair of the EFC and Prof. Robinson will serve as Secretary. Liaison appointments for the next year are:
a) Computer Services – Prof. Reinhardt.
b) Curriculum – Prof. Beckermann.
c) Promotion & Tenure - Prof. Krajewski.
d) Teaching – Prof. Chen.

3. Tasks for the 2004-2005 EFC were sketched. Among these were:
a) Response to the resource management report.
b) Revision of the CoE Manual of Procedures.
c) Clarification of GEC classes.
d) Global Initiative in the curriculum.

4. Draft charges for the committees will be developed by the liaison for each committee for discussion the next EFC meeting.

5. The EFC adjourned at 3:50 pm with the next meeting tentatively scheduled for 9 am on Monday, August 30.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 2
August 30, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson
and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P.B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the August 19, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. A detailed discussion of the membership and draft charges for EFC committees was held. Progress was made.

4. The EFC adjourned at 10:00 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, 2004 in room 3210 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 3
September 7, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3210 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson
and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P.B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the August 30, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. EFC Committees: The charges and membership of the Promotion & Tenure, Curriculum, and Teaching Committees were approved (see attachments).

4. The EFC adjourned at 10:10 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 13, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary
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Charges to Curriculum Committee 2004-2005

Charges to the P&T Committee 2004-2005

Charges to the Teaching Committee 2004-2005

 

EFC Meeting # 4
September 13, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P.B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the September 7, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. EFC ad-hoc committees: a) The charges and membership of the Computer Services Committee were discussed. An alpha version was developed. b) The charges and membership of a committee to revise the CoE Manual of Procedure were discussed.

4. FPOA reviews for centers reporting to other colleges in addition to the CoE were discussed.

5. The EFC adjourned at 10:10 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 20, 2004 in room 3220 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 5
September 20, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3220 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt and J. P. Robinson
Deans present: P.B. Butler, A. Scranton
Guest: V.G. Rodgers

2. Minutes of the September 13, 2004 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. EFC ad-hoc committees:
a) The charges and membership of the Computer Services Committee were approved subject to final editorial changes.
b) The charges and membership of an ad-hoc committee to revise the CoE Manual of Procedure were discussed.

4. Professor Victor Rodgers presented the status of the Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering. The EFC expressed support for a proposed Cultural Awareness Certificate.

5. The EFC discussed the University’s strategic planning process in response to a request for EFC input from Dean Butler. The timing of the College’s strategic planning process was discussed.

6. The EFC adjourned at 10:25 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 27, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 6
September 27, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3220 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. EFC ad-hoc committees:
a) The final charges and membership of the Computer Services Committee were approved.
b) The charges and membership of an ad-hoc committee to revise the CoE Manual of Procedure were extensively discussed.

3. The EFC discussed faculty involvement in the strategic planning process. Professor Reinhardt will request preliminary ideas from Dean Butler.

4. Professor Reinhardt will request a membership list for CBCB from Professor Casavant for the CBCB FPOA review.

5. Professor Reinhardt reported on department meetings to discuss the alternatives listed in the Resource Management Committee report. The EFC will encourage all departments to provide written faculty feedback.

6. Professor Reinhardt will remind faculty of Provost Hogan’s request for faculty views on college priorities on Tuesday, October 12, 3:30 – 4:30 pm in S401 PBAB, as part of his reappointment of Dean Butler.

7. The EFC adjourned at 10:30 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

Hogan memo to Engineering Faculty & Staff re: Dean Butler's evaluation

EFC Meeting # 7
October 4, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the September 20, 2004 and September 27, 2004 meetings were approved.

3. Professor Reinhardt reported that the administration of the College of Medicine has declined to participate in the FPOA review of the CBCB. Professor Reinhardt also distributed a membership list for CBCB from Professor Casavant. Proposed membership for the FPOA committee for CBCB was agreed upon.

4. The EFC was consulted by Dean Scranton on the appointment of the CoE ombudsperson for undergraduates.

5. Professor Reinhardt reported that MIE has discussed the alternatives listed in the Resource Management Committee report and will provide the EFC with minutes. Other departments have scheduled discussions of the RMC report.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:30 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 11, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 8
October 11, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the October 4, 2004 meeting were approved. Minutes of the September 27, 2004 meeting were amended to correct item 6 on Provost Hogan’s October 12 meeting with the CoE faculty.

3. Membership of the ad-hoc committee on the CoE Manual of Procedure was discussed. Professors Chen and Reinhardt were charged with negotiating final membership.

4. Membership of the ad-hoc committee on the FPOA review of the CBCB was discussed. Professor Robinson was to seek out a tenured faculty member of CBCB for the committee.

5. The EFC discussed the current status of department meetings about the Resource Management Committee report.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:55 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 18, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 9
October 18, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P.B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the October 11, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. Membership of the ad-hoc committee for the FPOA review of the CBCB will be Professor Robinson and Professor Jack Lilien, Biological Sciences.

4. Dean Butler presented his draft plan for the CoE strategic planning process. The membership of the Strategic Planning Committee as well as a time line aimed at the May 2005 CoE faculty meeting was discussed. Dean Butler will be presenting his plan to the EAC this week.

5. Membership of the ad-hoc committee on the CoE Manual of Procedure was discussed. Professor Chen will act as the EFC liaison to this committee.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:55 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 25, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 10
October 25, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the October 18, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. Membership of the ad-hoc committee on the CoE Manual of Procedure will be Professors Casavant, Marshall and Swan, with Swan as chair. Professor Chen will act as the EFC liaison to this committee.

4. Professor Reinhardt reported on his meetings with Dean Butler on the CoE strategic planning process. The EFC recommended membership on the Strategic Planning Committee will be 4 persons. A discussion of particular individuals for this committee followed.

5. The EFC reviewed the current status of department meetings about the Resource Management Committee report. Professor Reinhardt will remind the departments to provide the EFC with a written summary of department reactions and concerns.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:50 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 1, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 11
November 1, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, G. R. Carmichael, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the October 25, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. Professor Reinhardt led a wide ranging discussion of math-related questions on e-ACE. Professor Beckermann will transmit the EFC views on this charge to the CC.

4. Dean Carmichael described the proposal on the Graduate College block allocation that Dean Keller has sent to the Provost. He reported that the new proposal is student centered although implementation details have not yet been worked out. Dean Butler reported that the collegiate deans have briefly discussed this proposal.

5. The EFC adjourned at 10:10 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 8, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 12
November 8, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P. B. Butler

2. Professor Reinhardt distributed written summaries of reactions of the MIE and CBE faculty to the Resource Management Committee report. Professor Krajewski gave an oral summary of CEE reactions and Professor Robinson for ECE. Professor Reinhardt will again remind the departments to provide the EFC with a written summary of department reactions. The EFC discussed how to best summarize faculty reactions and concerns.

3. The EFC discussed the Resource Management Committee report and its relationship with the Strategic Planning process; and, how to best advise the Dean on Resource Management issues.

4. Dean Butler reminded the EFC that he expects the EFC to advise him on current and future budgetary matters.

5. The EFC adjourned at 10:15 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 15, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 13
November 15, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the November 1, 2004 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. Dean Butler’s college budget update will be presented at the next EFC meeting.

4. A written response of the Curriculum Committee to Charge 1 on GEC courses was distributed to the EFC. A discussion followed. Professor Reinhardt will communicate the EFC’s response to the committee.

5. The EFC discussed various aspects of the Resource Management Committee report, including faculty work load and current Departmental workload practices.

6. The EFC adjourned at 10:10 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 14
November 22, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton
Guest: J.M. Schiele

2. Minutes of the November 8, 2004 meeting were approved.

3. Dean Butler and Janann Schiele reviewed the Provost’s budget status documents dated September 20, 2004. These 20 or so pages of documents included budget details for all colleges for 2003-4 and 2004-5 to September 20. Tenure track faculty, clinical faculty, indirect cost, centers & institutes, tuition, student credit hours, were among the factors discussed.

4. The EFC adjourned at 10:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 6, 2004 in room 3501 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 15
December 6, 2004
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 9:00 am in 3501 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton
Guests: R.P.S. Han, M.L. Raghavan, D.G. Rethwisch

2. Professor Reinhardt led a discussion of the Curriculum Committee’s response to charge #1 dated December 3, 2004. Some members of the Curriculum Committee attended and participated in the discussion. Among the points considered were the General Education Course (GEC) philosophy, faculty approval of a GEC policy, guidelines and suggestions for student/advisor planning, and how decisions would be made in the implementation.

3. The EFC adjourned at 10:30 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 10 am in room 3210 SC.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 16
January 5, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 10:00 am in 3210 SC
Members present: L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the November 15, November 22, and December 6, 2004 meetings were corrected and approved.

3. Dean Butler reviewed the recent membership of the Dean’s Advisory Promotion and Tenure Committee. The EFC provided input on the composition and membership of this year’s committee.

4. Professor Reinhardt led a discussion on General Education Course requirements and a timeline for possible faculty action.

5. Professor Robinson reported that the final FPOA report for CBCB is in preparation.

6. Professor Krajewski brought a request for clarification from Professor Parkin on P&T guideline review.

7. Professor Reinhardt suggested a timeline on EFC summary of department reactions to the Resource Management Report.

8. The EFC adjourned at 11:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Wednesday, January 19, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 17
January 19, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the January 5, 2005 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. The EFC discussed the P&T guideline review.

4. Dean Scranton forwarded a request from the Provost’s Office for the CoE’s reaction to a proposal to have added to the list of required elements in the promotional record: “in reviews for tenure, the review report and DEO letter from the candidates third-year contract-renewal review and all subsequent probationary reviews.” Professor Krajewski will bring this item to the CoE P&T Committee.

5. Professor Reinhardt requested that the ECF members review the written department reactions to the Resource Management Report for discussion at the next EFC meeting.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:30 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, January 24, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 18
January 24, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P.B. Butler

2. The appointment of a course coordinator for 59:009 (Thermodynamics) was referred to the curriculum committee.

3. Minutes of the January 19, 2005 meeting were approved.

4. Professor Reinhardt led a discussion of the written department feedback to the Resource Management Report for discussion at the next EFC meeting. Professor Reinhardt will ask the respective DEOs about making these department summaries available to all the faculty.

5. Dean Butler informed the EFC that Dean Scranton was contacting the programs about the possibility of credit for professional seminars; and, that this matter may be brought to the EFC.

6. Dean Butler reported on the strategic planning process. The process in on schedule with draft recommendations likely to the faculty mid-semester. Dean Butler again requested individual faculty feedback.

7. The EFC adjourned at 9:15 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, January 31, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 19
January 31, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the January 24, 2005 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. A request for nominations for “Professor of the Year” was referred to the teaching committee.

4. Dean Scranton distributed background materials on plagiarism and academic dishonesty.

5. Dean Butler described the reallocation process and FY05 budget planning.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, February 7, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 20
February 7, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the January 31, 2005 meeting were approved.

3. The EFC discussed plagiarism and academic dishonesty. It appears that the CoE policy statement of August 1980 is in need of revision. The matter will be referred to the teaching committee.

4. Dean Butler reviewed reallocation budget categories. He requested EFC feedback on priorities for reduction.

5. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, February 21, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 21
February 21, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the February 7, 2005 meeting were approved.

3. Dean Scranton presented 2 new College core courses 57:186 and 57:187. These PEPD courses were requested by the CoE DEOs to help document multidisciplinary class work. Following a review, the EFC approved these 2 classes.

4. Professor Reinhardt presented a draft amendment for the Manual of Procedures to add the Computing Services Committee as a standing EFC committee. Revised language and the manual amendment process were discussed.

5. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Tuesday, March 1, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

DRAFT
EFC Meeting # 22
March 1, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3210 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P. B. Butler

2. Minutes of the February 21, 2005 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. Professor Chen reported that nominations for “Professor of the Year” will be made by the teaching committee on Friday, March 4.

4. Dean Butler presented his draft reallocation plan for the first year of the four year process. This plan was also discussed with the College’s Administrative Council. The plan includes a required 1.5% reallocation within the College of the College’s recurring budget; and, a 0.5% reallocation to a UI-wide pool that the College will be able to compete for. The EFC discussion included budget planning, faculty hiring priorities, and productivity.

5. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, March 7, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 23
March 7, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A. Scranton

2. Minutes of the March 1, 2005 meeting were discussed, and then deferred.

3. Professor Chen led a discussion of the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the CoE Manual of Procedure.

4. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, March 21, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 24
March 21, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A Scranton

2. Professor Beckermann led a discussion of the report of the Curriculum Committee to identify possible motions for faculty action. Dean Scranton will determine the current policy on general education courses for the next EFC meeting.

3. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, March 28, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 25
March 28, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Deans present: P. B. Butler, A Scranton

2. Minutes of the March 1, 7, and 21, 2005 meetings were corrected and approved.

3. Professor Beckermann will provide written feedback on the General Education Component including background and key elements on the report from the Curriculum Committee.

4. Professor Reinhardt led a discussion of Dean Butler’s “Resource Management” memo of March 23, 2005. The EFC will call a college wide “Town Hall Meeting” to gather faculty comments in mid April.

5. The EFC adjourned at 9:20 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, April 4, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 26
April 4, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P. B. Butler

2. Minutes of the March 28, 2005 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. The EFC continued their discussion of Dean Butler's "Resource Management" memo of March 23, 2005. The EFC will call a college wide "Town Hall Meeting" to gather faculty comments on April 19, 2005 at 3:30 pm.

4. The EFC adjourned at 9:25 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, April 11, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

 

EFC Meeting # 27
April 11, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:00 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski

2. Minutes of the April 4, 2005 meeting were corrected and approved.

3. The agenda of the college wide “Town Hall Meeting” on April 19 to gather faculty comments on Dean Butler’s “Resource Management” memo of March 23, 2005 was discussed.

4. Professor Chen presented a draft motion on Manual of Procedures changes for inter-disciplinary centers and institutes.

5. Professor Beckermann will provide feedback on the Curriculum Committee’s proposed global awareness plan.

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:30 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, April 18, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

 

EFC Meeting # 28
April 25, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:30 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, and J. P. Robinson
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. Professor Reinhardt reported that there were insufficient nominations for the EFC and Secretary of the faculty elections. Professor Beckermann moved (Professor Chen seconded) that the nomination deadline be extended until Friday April 29, 2005. The motion passed.

3. Professor Reinhardt distributed a draft survey document for distribution to the faculty on Dean Butler’s “Resource Management” memo of March 23, 2005. The EFC also discussed the points raised at the college wide “Town Hall Meeting” of April 19, 2005. An EFC survey of the faculty will be taken.

4. Professor Beckermann will determine if the Curriculum Committee will recommend a motion on a global awareness plan.

5. Professor Reinhardt distributed a motion on Manual of Procedures changes for an EFC Computer Services Committee

6. The EFC adjourned at 9:25 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 am, Monday, May 2, 2005.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 29
May 2, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 8:00 am in 3111 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen, J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: P.B. Butler (after 8:33 am)

2. Professor Robinson distributed materials on the replies of the faculty survey on Dean Butler’s “Resource Management” memo of March 23, 2005. The nature of a summary for the Dean and a report to the faculty was discussed.

3. Professor Chen presented a revised draft motion on Manual of Procedures changes for centers and institutes.

4. A Curriculum Committee revised plan on a global awareness was discussed.

5. The EFC final report was reviewed.

6. The agenda for the May 9th CoE faculty meeting was reviewed.

7. The EFC adjourned at 9:25 am.

 

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary

EFC Meeting # 30
May 6, 2005
Minutes

1. The meeting was called to order by Professor Reinhardt at 5:00 pm in 3210 SC
Members present: C. Beckermann, L. D. Chen (via conference call), J. M. Reinhardt, J. P. Robinson and W. F. Krajewski
Dean present: A. Scranton

2. A summary of the replies of the faculty survey on Dean Butler’s “Resource Management” memo of March 23, 2005 was discussed. A report for the Faculty and the Dean was finalized.

3. The EFC discussed the May 5, 2005 addendum to the Curriculum Committee report. Professor Beckermann moved (Professor Krajewski seconded) that the EFC accept this addendum. The motion passed.

4. Professor Beckermann moved (Professor Krajewski seconded) that the Dean’s Office determine, as assessed by our faculty, the mathematical capability of our students in engineering classes by implementing the process described in Appendix 2 of the Curriculum Committee final report, April 21, 2005.

5. The EFC adjourned at 5:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

John P. Robinson, Secretary