Engineering Advisory Board
Purpose
Six Department Standing Committees (Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Geological, Mechanical)
  • Review operations of each engineering department to ensure that it is meeting the mission statements of the University/School/Department.
  • Provide written feedback to each department for ABET assessment after thorough review of the ABET requirements and the department's response to the stated ABET guidelines.
Four Steering Committees (ABET, Industry/Government, Student Affairs, Recruitment)
  • ABET
    • Provide the Dean a school-wide assessment concerning the missions of the various departments within the School.
    • Help the departments in meeting EC 2000 criteria.
    • Provide the Dean a written assessment of how each department is meeting its objectives toward ABET accreditation.
  • Industry/Government
    • Coordinate a school-wide overview of the relations of the various departments within the School regarding the economic and industrial needs of the region, state, and nation
    • Serve as a resource group to help the School make itself better known to the state's industries
    • Serve as a contact point for School related coop programs, summer internships, and Engineering Career Day activities, and sabbatical and research opportunities for faculty.
  • Student Affairs
    • Serve as a contact point for student societies and professional organizations within the School for outside speakers, plant tours, student special events, etc.
    • Provide the Dean a written assessment of the school-wide student related concerns determined through the various EAB committees
  • Recruitment
    • Assist the School in student recruitment affairs.
Three Stakeholder Discussion Committees (Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty)
  • Undergraduate Students
    • Determine undergraduate student concerns within each of the departments of the School
  • Graduate Students
    • Determine graduate student concerns within each of the departments of the School
  • Faculty
    • Determine faculty concerns within each of the departments of the School
Board Composition

The board consists of 25 elected members, three appointed members and six ex-officio members for a total of 34. Members serve in five-year terms and are asked to attend meetings twice a year coordinating with other engineering and university activities. As part of the board, there are a number of committees made up the school's stakeholders consisting of alumni, faculty and students, who work together on items such as accreditation, recruitment, internships and co-ops, and corporate development. If you or someone you know is interested in serving in this capacity or just desires to know more about this area, please contact Director of Development Kevin Gardner, with your inquiry.

Current Advisory Board