(J. Carter, Secretary)
M I N U T E S
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING FACULTY ORGANIZATION Thursday, January 14, 1999 @ 12:30 PM Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101
CEFO President Edwin Braun opened the meeting at 12:34. The following individuals signed the attendance sheet:
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: R. Snyder, S. Middleton, C. Blat, M. Hermann, T. Rufty, P. Tolley
COMPUTING & ENGINEERING LABS: C. Price, D. Rowe
COMPUTER SCIENCE: K. Chen, B. Chu, R. Lejk, Z. Ras, G. Revesz, H. Razavi, K. Subramanian, B. Wilkinson, J. Zytkow
CIVIL ENGINEERING: D. Bayer, R. Davidson, J. Evett, J. Gergely, H. Hilger, M. Kane, E. King, K. Linden, A. Stadler
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING: B. Coleman, K. Daneshvar, M. Hasan, J. Hudak, Y. Kakad, V. Lukic, R. Makki, F. Tranjan, R. Tsu, T. Weldon, D. Zhou
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: A. Barry, J. Bowen, N. Byars, E. Braun, J. Carter, J. Chaffin, I. Jones, D. Liou, C. Liu, C. Mobley, J. Patten, R. Priebe, B. Shelnutt, B. Sherlock, P. Wang
MECHANICAL ENGR & ENGR SCIENCE: H. Cherukuri, R. Coger, P. DeHoff, D. Dubler, M. Frank, Y. Hari, J. Hill, B. Johnson, R. Kim, G. Mohanty, E. Munday, J. Raja, Sc Smith, St Smith, R. Wilhelm
GUESTS: Sharon Kiser, David Yancey, AIS. Total documented attendance: 69 (52 voting members.) Quorum=39.
I. Previous Meeting Minutes, Jack Carter. The minutes of the October 22, 1998 meeting were approved with one spelling correction. Note that, in addition to distribution, the archive of CEFO minutes is maintained on the world wide web at http://www.coe.uncc.edu/~jcarter/cefo. Additions and corrections may be submitted through that media.
II. Committee reports.
III. Tax Implications of Tuition Payments by Federal Contracts, Sharon Kiser.
IV. New Business.
V. Student Information System, David Yancey.
Student Data Access
Graduate tuition waiver policy OMB821 applies to us; this regulation has been emphasized in the last three years and auditors are paying attention to these regulations. Graduate tuition waivers as applied to federal research grants must be paid out as compensation and included in a student's income. This is done through the payroll office and can be paid out in a lump sum at the beginning of the semester. There will be a few students that will need income withheld. State-funded tuition waivers are still paid out as scholarships. Faculty will need to advise students that the tuition payment is in their paycheck, and they will be responsible to pay the tuition themselves. A concern was raised about students' handling of the money. A suggestion was offered that the students sign an approval to have the tuition deducted from the paycheck
Chair for Reassignment of Duties committee, Ed Braun. Dr. Zbigniew Ras was nominated and elected by acclamation.
Mr. Yancey presented a multimedia demonstration of the web-based resources that are available for faculty and students to research academic information. The access homepage is http://www.uncc.edu/registrar. You may click on any of the following page descriptions to link directly to the indicated page:
Grades, Class Schedule, Transfer Credit, transcripts, Advising...
How To Order A Transcript
Bill Payment PolicyInformation
Tuition and Fees Information
Refund Policy Information
Progression and Repeat Policy
Pin Number Information
Schedule of Classes
Forms To Print
Transcript Request Form
Enrollment Verification Form
Telephone Registration Worksheet
Application for Graduation
Address Change Form
Suspension Appeal Form (Undergraduate only>
VI. Web Course in a Box, Chuch Price.
Dr. Price presented a multimedia description of the "Web Course in a Box", a program development engine that provides the interface to present educational programs over the Internet. For access, your account name is the same as your Mosaic account name, and access passwords are the user's social security number. Contact Dr. Price or Tim Patton for help in getting started
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 P.M.
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