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ASEE Corporate Member Council An

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									ASEE
Corporate Member Council
Annual Report
May 29, 2009

                          Submitted by:
                 Letha A. Hammon,
                     Chairperson &
              CMC Board of Directors
              2008 - 2009 CMC Activities Overview

   Monthly Telecom CMC Board of Directors Meetings, minutes recorded by Dr.
    David Evans, Secretary/ Treasurer and then transitioned to our new
    Secretary/ Treasurer, Terri Morse!
   ASEE allocated CMC budget used for Member and Engineering Education
    Collaboration Awards, departing BoD recognition, speaker recognition.
   Focus on increasing CMC membership has had a huge impact!
   Leadership Symposia w/Chairs of Special Interest Groups (SIG’s) Reporting
    on Commitments to 2009 used different format this year
   CMC Ex-Officio Director (Joe O’Brien) Serves as VP Finance to ASEE Board –
    Congrats to newly elected VP Finance, CMC Board Member, Dr. Ray Haynes!
   Continued Emphasis to the Institutional Councils and ASEE Board of
    Directors for I. Davis Collaboration Award – we’re almost to the goal!
   SIG for K-12 Educational Pipeline and Future Workforce very actively
    networking within/ outside of ASEE

        May 29, 2009                                                             2
              2008 - 2009 CMC – Overview cont’d
   SIG for Diversity Issues in Engineering Education Focused on Increasing
    Society Membership to ASEE and special committee formed by ASEE
    President
   SIG on Industry/University Collaboration for Engr. Research & Intellectual
    Property had leadership transition with new members
   SIG for the National Collaborative Task Force to Support the Establishment
    of Reform for Graduate Engineering Education Continues Effort
    w/Universities
   Proudly supported the CIP Division Activities at the 2009 CIEC Conference
    in Orlando, FL
   Supported the CIP Division Activities at the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference
    in Pittsburgh, PA
   Presented the CMC ―Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration
    Award‖ at 2009 CIEC

        May 29, 2009                                                             3
              2008 - 2009 CMC – Overview cont’d
   CMC Members and its Partners submitted Abstracts for 2009 ASEE Annual
    Conference
   CMC Companies were Major Financial Sponsors of 2008 CIEC Conference,
    Orlando, FL
   CMC Companies were major sponsors and participants in the 2009 EDI in
    Boston, MA
   PIC V Chair transitioned from Ex-Officio CMC Director (Dr. David Quick) to new
    PIC V Chair (Pat Hall); actively engaged in promoting collaboration between
    CMC and CIP, CPD
   CPD Chair (Julayne Moser, Lynda Coulson) active participants in monthly CMC
    agenda
   Joe Tidwell, as CIP Chair and Ex-Officio CMC Director, instrumental in keeping
    CMC connected to CIEC, CIP activities. New CIP Chair Dr. Linda Krute has
    picked up the baton!



        May 29, 2009                                                             4
             2008 - 2009 CMC - SIG Activities
   SIG for the National Collaborative on Graduate
    Education Reform
    (Dr. Don Keating)
       Continuing to make steady progress
       Expanding the list of alliance colleges/ universities
       Presenting four invited papers for the 2009 ASEE Session 1455,
        co-sponsored by CMC and GSD

   SIG for Engineering, Technology & Society
    Liaison
    (Prof. Pat Fox)
       Served as liaison between EDC, ETC and Professional Societies for
        CMC, working to increase mutual partnerships, programs and activities
       Engaged with EDC, ERC, CIP to develop the details for the newly
        approved Isadore Davis Award (a joint Council national collaboration!)
        May 29, 2009                                                             5
                  2008 - 2009 CMC – SIG Activities
   SIG for Diversity Issues in Engineering Education
    (Dr. Ray Haynes)
       Several diversity organizations have joined CMC as members – now include
        WEPAN, HENAAC, SHPE, NOGLSTP, AISES, NAMEPA, MENTORNET, SWE,
        NSBE.
       SIG very prominent at 2009 NAMEPA 30th Anniversary conference in LA
        with many members of CMC as active participants/sponsors of the event.

       SIG participating with newly "stood up" ASEE Diversity Council under the
        leadership of BevLee Watford from Virginia Tech. This was one of several
        initiatives begun by President Rajala during her term.

       DuPont and ASEE providing exhibit space and complimentary registrations
        for diversity organizations at 2009 Conference in Austin.
       HENAAC has placed an order for 15-20K copies of Engineering Go For It to
        be used in their various K-12 activities.
         May 29, 2009                                                              6
                  2008 - 2009 CMC – SIG Activities
   SIG for Diversity Issues in Engineering Education
    (Dr. Ray Haynes) – cont’d
       CMC/SIG members working with the Tribal Colleges via the NSF-funded
        project, All Nations Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
        (ANLSAMP) to get more STEM students from Indian Country to matriculate
        to college careers.

       CMC/SIG members instrumental in "standing up" Minority On Line
        Information Service's (MOLIS) "Communiversity" to better utilize the
        minority institution schools in actively participating with industry on
        government contracts. http://www.molis.us

       CMC/SIG members working with the Tribal Colleges via the NSF-funded
        project, All Nations Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
        (ANLSAMP) to get more STEM students from Indian Country to matriculate
        to college careers.

         May 29, 2009                                                             7
                  2008 - 2009 CMC – SIG Activities

   SIG on Industry/University Collaboration for
    Engineering Research & Intellectual Property
    (Dennis Fortner)
       New team organized with background in Industry/University Relations
        conducting Sponsored Research and Licensing representing
        (NGC/IBM/Boeing)
       Team has begun to look at successful relationship models, implementation
        of equitable Terms Discussions and Master Agreements
       Issues that impede the development of such agreements
       Sources of support or unproven concepts

    Action: Team encourages new member participation and ideas/issues
      which may be of interest to the full committee

         May 29, 2009                                                              8
        2008 - 2009 CMC – SIG Activities
   SIG for K-12 Educational Pipeline & Future
    Workforce (Richard Blais)
       Disseminated the guidelines for K-12 STEM education entitled ―Engineering
        Activities are for All Americans‖, which are focused on:
           Engineering Design
           Connecting engineering to Science, Technology and Mathematics
           Nature of Engineering
           Communication and Teamwork
           Engineering and Society
       Disseminated the Criteria and Rubric for Assessing Curricula Based STEM
        Programs
       Published the Criteria and Rubric for Assessing Extra-curricula Based STEM
        Programs

        May 29, 2009                                                                 9
            2008 - 2009 CMC – SIG/Committee
                        Activities
   SIG for International Engineering Education
    (Alan Jacobs)
       Established in June, 2008
       Developed mission statement and list of proposed initiatives. Decision to
        focus on developing and presenting an assessment of the skills and
        experiences required by engineering graduates to work effectively in a global
        environment.
       Drafted ―Attributes of a global engineer‖ for review and comment by the
        CMC.
       CMC Sponsored Session - Global Environment--Required Skills & Experiences
        – to be held during 2009 ASEE National Conference.

   Membership Committee
       Recruit, retain and diversify CMC membership
       CMC membership currently has a record number of member companies!
       Thanks to Dwight Wardell for his ongoing support!
         May 29, 2009                                                              10
             2008 - 2009 CMC – Committee Activities
   Awards Committee (Pete Janzow)
       Highest award presented by the CMC
       Recognizes CMC member companies who demonstrate outstanding
        collaboration with colleges, universities and K12 programs to impact
        engineering education and heighten the interest of young people in
        engineering.
       Congratulations to the 2008-2009 Award Winners:
            ACETS, Inc., "Engineering Activities for All Americans"
            Freescale Semiconductor, "Freescale University Programs"
            The MathWorks, "The EcoCAR Challenge"
            National Instruments, "National Instruments Academic Program"
            Tau Beta Pi Association, "Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Program - 75 Years!"
         May 29, 2009                                                                11
          2008 - 2009 CMC – Committee Activities

   Nominations Committee
    (Diane Matt)
         Five nominations for new Directors collected
         Four Board positions open
         E-Ballot forwarded to members
         Results of vote to be reported at ASEE Annual Conference


   CMC Archives & Web Site
    (Mark Stratton)
         Collecting and publishing CMC history
         Updating Handbook with Revisions
         Special Interest Groups listing and pilot web page for K-12
         Educational Pipeline, Future Workforce SIG
        May 29, 2009                                                    12
         2008 - 2009 CMC – Committee Activities
   Program Committee
    (Diane Matt)
    Industry Day Sessions
         Tuesday, June 16, 2009
         Focused on current challenges in engineering education
         Invited CMC Special Interest Group Chairs to discuss the most pressing issues in
          their interest area
         Sessions developed from suggestions by the CMC Board and others
         Emphasis: perspectives from industry and higher education, each session is
          structured to generate next steps for future action

   Continuing the inclusive approach for June 16, 2009 CMC /EDC / Engineering
    Technology Deans Dinner:
         2707: CMC/EDC/Engineering Technology Reception
          (Ticketed) 6:30-8:00 p.m.
         2907: CMC/EDC/Engineering Technology Deans Dinner
          (Invitation Only) 7:30-9:00 p.m.
        May 29, 2009                                                                         13
         2008 – 2009 CMC – Committee Activities

   Program Committee (Diane Matt) – cont’d
         CMC Sponsored Sessions
             2107:    Global Environment—Required Skills & Experiences
             2307:    Connecting Formal and Extra-Curricular Education
             2407:    CMC/CIP Joint Business Meeting Luncheon (Ticketed)
             2507:    Engaging Faculty in Transforming for Diversity
             2607:    Changing the Conversation—Taking Action


         CMC Co-sponsored Sessions:
             1455: Professional Graduate Education and Industry
             3407: Issues of Diversity in Graduate Engineering Education


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