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#**Become “Member at Large” must attend BE Board meetings and BE Curric Meetings
#**Become “Member at Large” must attend BE Board meetings and BE Curric Meetings
#**Emilienne ask Linda when first meeting is, and for schedule of meetings thereafter
#**Emilienne ask Linda when first meeting is, and for schedule of meetings thereafter
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# Associate Advisor Dinner
 +
#*Leave to new BE Board
 +
#**Marta email Cathy letter to juniors asking them to be Associate Advisors (+ details)
 +
#**Make sure 09s know that their name will be on BE wiki
 +
# ASA Application
 +
#*Sasha ROCKS because she got us ASA approved last year!
 +
#*We have an account - Sasha get deetails of password, name, and website to sign on
 +
# Amy
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#*Thanks for start BE UG board, call out for members, put together website skeleton, help with tshirts
 +
#**Thank-you gift and be shirt when new board takes over
 +
# BE UG Wiki
 +
#*No private page – we can deal with that.
 +
#*Contact info questionable? – BE UG Exec is posted, so Assoc Advisors should be fine
 +
#**post names only, people can use mit website to find contact info
 +
#**add to recruiting email notice that names will be posted
 +
#*Mike put platform page onto wiki
 +
#*List of tutors on wiki – WAIT to discuss until after BE workshop on reg day
 +
# Senior Dinner
 +
#*Let new BE Board decide exactly what to do
 +
#**Lighter awards for BE BBQ
 +
#**Faculty awards for excellence, service, academics
 +
#**Seniors vote on awards for each other? – Sasha & Mike say yes
 +
#**TA award + Professor award?
 +
#**Museum of Science (not MIT Museum) or Aquarium?
 +
#Course 20 Dorm Reps?
 +
#*No – the major is too small, and if we have a list of ‘tutors’ on Wiki, then advice and help is only a click away
 +
#*Sasha’s plug: SWE Course 20 Rep still needed… deadline flexible - email her platform
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#Bulletin Board
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#*Iny look into ASA bulletin board
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#*Emilienne ask Cathy where bulletin board
 +
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'''Next Meeting: Monday (REG DAY) 4:00pm 56-614 <br>
 +
- discuss what to ask about MATLAB tutoring in workshop at 4:30
 +
- plan kick-off event
 +
- email professors to hype up kick-off
 +
- emails to besb-list
 +
- order food (subway + cake from?)
 +
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'''TO DO: <br>
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Sasha ASA password/website
 +
Dawn ask Mike to put shirt design in vector form
 +
Dawn order Tshirts
 +
Mike Platform page onto Wiki
 +
Mike type up ballots
 +
Mike email BE-list about elections
 +
Emilienne email Cathy for list of Course 20 students and Course 20 bulletin board
 +
Emilienne email Linda for BE UG Curriculum Board Meeting Schedule
 +
Marta update assoc advising email for juniors and email to Cathy
 +
Iny ask ASA about bulletin board

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BE UG Board Meeting
January 29, 2008
7:30pm Cosi

Attendance: Sasha, Bernice, Dawn, Emilienne, Iny, Mike, Marta

  1. T-shirts
    • Must be put in vector form – ask creator (Mike) if he can do it
    • Style: Girly Fine Jersey and Unisex Fine Jersey (for men)
    • Order form QRST : ~$10 per person,+ $30 pattern fee (expect BE dept to pay extra costs)
    • Extras: Men – 1S, 4M, 4L, 1XL, Women – 2S, 5M, 3L, 0XL
  2. Mission Statement
    • Cool with Current Goals on the wiki (and perhaps tweak the word ‘disseminate’):
      • To represent the undergraduate's interests to the BE faculty
      • To create a community of students within the major
      • To organize social and academic events for BE undergrads
      • To identify and disseminate resources for choosing courses, finding UROPs, and learning about life (careers/grad school/med school) after MIT
  3. Elections
    • February 12th 2008 7:30pm 56-614
    • Mike send out email saying that:
      • anyone can run (we’re not elitist)
      • it’s a great way to learn what the board is all about
      • platform should include: name, year, why chose BE, why want position
    • No speeches, instead have candidates stand and say name and position running for
    • Food = subway + cake
    • Email professors to hype up in 20.109, 310, 330, 380 (who?)
    • Ballots:
      • alphabetical candidates
      • rank candidates 1 & 2 (in case of ties)
      • space at bottom for BE ideas/comments
    • For future board meetings, people that come regularly perhaps have:
      • board members at large?
      • committees?
      • semester long positions?
      • BE UG Curriculum positions (appoint one 10, 09, 08) [ahem Emilienne ahem]
  4. BE UG Curriculum Board
    • Linda Griffith wants 2-3 people so that at least 1 is at every meeting
      • 1 soph, 1 junior, 1 senior – BE UG Board appoint, email out ask if people interested
      • Fill spots with preferably board members rather than exec
      • Become “Member at Large” must attend BE Board meetings and BE Curric Meetings
      • Emilienne ask Linda when first meeting is, and for schedule of meetings thereafter
  5. Associate Advisor Dinner
    • Leave to new BE Board
      • Marta email Cathy letter to juniors asking them to be Associate Advisors (+ details)
      • Make sure 09s know that their name will be on BE wiki
  6. ASA Application
    • Sasha ROCKS because she got us ASA approved last year!
    • We have an account - Sasha get deetails of password, name, and website to sign on
  7. Amy
    • Thanks for start BE UG board, call out for members, put together website skeleton, help with tshirts
      • Thank-you gift and be shirt when new board takes over
  8. BE UG Wiki
    • No private page – we can deal with that.
    • Contact info questionable? – BE UG Exec is posted, so Assoc Advisors should be fine
      • post names only, people can use mit website to find contact info
      • add to recruiting email notice that names will be posted
    • Mike put platform page onto wiki
    • List of tutors on wiki – WAIT to discuss until after BE workshop on reg day
  9. Senior Dinner
    • Let new BE Board decide exactly what to do
      • Lighter awards for BE BBQ
      • Faculty awards for excellence, service, academics
      • Seniors vote on awards for each other? – Sasha & Mike say yes
      • TA award + Professor award?
      • Museum of Science (not MIT Museum) or Aquarium?
  10. Course 20 Dorm Reps?
    • No – the major is too small, and if we have a list of ‘tutors’ on Wiki, then advice and help is only a click away
    • Sasha’s plug: SWE Course 20 Rep still needed… deadline flexible - email her platform
  11. Bulletin Board
    • Iny look into ASA bulletin board
    • Emilienne ask Cathy where bulletin board

Next Meeting: Monday (REG DAY) 4:00pm 56-614
- discuss what to ask about MATLAB tutoring in workshop at 4:30 - plan kick-off event - email professors to hype up kick-off - emails to besb-list - order food (subway + cake from?)

TO DO:
Sasha ASA password/website Dawn ask Mike to put shirt design in vector form Dawn order Tshirts Mike Platform page onto Wiki Mike type up ballots Mike email BE-list about elections Emilienne email Cathy for list of Course 20 students and Course 20 bulletin board Emilienne email Linda for BE UG Curriculum Board Meeting Schedule Marta update assoc advising email for juniors and email to Cathy

Iny ask ASA about bulletin board
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