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Engineering Council


  QR Code - Engineering CouncilMission & Vision Statement:

Mission: The Engineering Council will actively Advise, Advocate, and Advance on behalf of the College, and will provide leadership for the College’s quest to grow strategically and to deliver unsurpassed value in engineering education.

Vision: The Engineering Council will be instrumental in enabling the College to succeed in completing its mission and strategic plan. The Council will be a model of effective support to a young engineering college by being visionary planners, passionate advocates, and steadfast agents for advancement.

Click here for:  Engineering Council Description


Liaison to University Advancement:  Bill Rice

Executive Committee
Chair:  Jeff Wilson
Vice Chair:  Gary Griffin
Member at Large:  Bill Barton
Liaison:  Richard Behr

Strategic Planning
Chair:  Carl Barraco
Members:  G. Burtt Holmes, Thomas Perry, Mike Smith, Tom Taylor
Liaison:  Robert O'Neill

Chair:  Steve Shimp
Members: Ron Abboud, Chris Allen, Jack Dillon, Dana Hume, Richard Lewis, Steve Shimp
Liaison:  Lisa Zidek

Chair:  Trudi Williams
Members:  Tom Corcoran, Frank Maas, Clarence Tears
Liaison:  James Sweeney

Upcoming Meetings:

Strategic Planning Committee:  Monday, October 6, 2014, 2:00PM - 4:00PM, Holmes Hall 406

Full Council: Friday, November 14, 2014, 2:00PM - 5:00PM, Holmes Hall 406

Council AGENDAS for Upcoming Meetings:

 Agenda for 11/14/2014 Meeting

Council MINUTES from Previous Meetings:

Minutes from 11/04/13 Meeting
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Minutes from 2/26/14 Meeting
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