Presentation on theme: "Engineering Advisory Council New Member Orientation."— Presentation transcript:
Engineering Advisory Council New Member Orientation
Thank you for being an EAC member Your guidance helps MSU’s College of Engineering achieve its Mission, which follows: We serve the State of Montana and the nation by Developing and sharing technical expertise Integrating learning and discovery Supporting student achievement
COE’s Vision We strive to be the college of choice for students seeking a learning experience that fosters innovation, innovation, discovery, discovery, and the opportunity to apply technical knowledge knowledge to improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in Montana and beyond.
Organization Chart CentersROTC Dean’s Office Staff College of Engineering Dr. Robert Marley, Dean Academic Departments
CS Dr. Michael Oudshoorn Computer Science Organization Chart Academic Departments College of Engineering Dr. Robert Marley, Dean ECE Dr. Jim Peterson Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Technology Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering M&IE Dr. Chris Jenkins ChBE Dr. Ron Larsen Chemical & Biological Engineering CE Dr. Brett Gunnink Construction Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Bio-Resources Option 7.54 FTE / 89% TT19.05 FTE / 82% TT11 FTE / 64% TT12.72 FTE / 96% TT IM 6.58 FTE / 76% TT ME 13.52 / 67% TT FTE = full-time equivalent TT= tenure track figures are from 2005-06
Western Transportation Institute Stephen Albert Director Organization Chart: Centers and ROTC Robert Marley, PhD Dean College of Engineering Dr. Robert Marley, Dean Montana Manufacturing Extension Ctr Steve Holland Director Center for Biofilm Eng Dr. Phil Stewart Director Air Force ROTC Lt. Col. Martin Balus Army ROTC Maj. Ara Megerdichian ~ 40 FTE13.75 FTE 36 FTE, includes 5 fac with home depts 1 MSU FTE 4 USAF FTE 1 MSU FTE 6 US FTE FTE = full-time equivalent
Organization Chart: Dean’s Office Staff Linda Wyckoff Senior Dir of Development Dr. Carolyn Plumb Educ Innov & Strategic Proj Dr. Anne Camper Assoc Dean Res & Grad Studies Robert Marley, PhD Dean Elizabeth Brock Comm College of Engineering Dr. Robert Marley, Dean Kathy Osen Asst to Dean for Admin Linda Davis & Naomi Woienski Ernest Visser Info Systems John Baker & Scott Dowdle 11.94 FTE = full-time equivalents Kara Boettcher Academic Programs Asst. Heidi Sherick Asst Dean Undergrad Prog & Diversity Sheree Watson Asst Proj Dir Heather McCartney PREP Coord.
Contributions of EAC Members and Companies they Represent Guide strategies and initiativesGuide strategies and initiatives Provide scholarshipsProvide scholarships Offer internshipsOffer internships Recruit graduatesRecruit graduates Establish professorships and chairsEstablish professorships and chairs Sponsor design projects for capstone coursesSponsor design projects for capstone courses Collaborate on research with faculty and studentsCollaborate on research with faculty and students Donate gifts-in-kindDonate gifts-in-kind
Examples of Strategies and Initiatives Guided by EAC Multi-disciplinary curriculumMulti-disciplinary curriculum Promoting diversityPromoting diversity Incorporating “soft skills” into curriculumIncorporating “soft skills” into curriculum Phonathon script includes providing prospects with their employers’ matching gift policyPhonathon script includes providing prospects with their employers’ matching gift policy
What the COE Expects of EAC Members Represent the College of Engineering formally to many constituentsRepresent the College of Engineering formally to many constituents –International to local Serve informally as a COE ambassadorServe informally as a COE ambassador Attend the annual meeting when possible and provide guidance during the meeting and throughout the yearAttend the annual meeting when possible and provide guidance during the meeting and throughout the year
How this Meeting Proceeds We try to follow the agenda and the schedule, but... dialogue, feedback, and questions are welcome at any time.
What happens after this meeting? Follow-up and ongoing communicationFollow-up and ongoing communication –When we have made substantial progress on initiatives discussed here, we will send you an update. –In response to a suggestion from last year’s meeting, we sometimes send e-mails with a link to online versions of feature articles about the COE that are released by MSU’s News Service. Let us know if you prefer to not receive these. Articles are available at the COE website (www.coe.montana.edu). –You are always welcome to provide input. Choose the mode most convenient and comfortable for you, by phone, e-mail, mail, or in person.
Benefits Provided to EAC Members’ and their Companies You and your company get a chance to influence how we educate prospective employeesinfluence how we educate prospective employees see firsthand how we pursue the COE’s missionsee firsthand how we pursue the COE’s mission learn about facilities and programs to see how you might collaborate with our faculty and studentslearn about facilities and programs to see how you might collaborate with our faculty and students gain satisfaction of serving your professiongain satisfaction of serving your profession