Workshop on Sharing Exemplary Admissions Practices that Promote Diversity in Engineering

Workshop on Sharing Exemplary Admissions Practices that Promote Diversity in Engineering

Details
May
24
2021
to
May
26
2021
Virtual
Schedule
Monday, May 24, 2021
  • 11:00 AM To 11:30 AM
    Welcome
  • 11:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Panel: Higher Education Admissions System
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Break (networking "rooms" open for conversations)
  • 01:30 PM To 02:15 PM
    Panel: Admissions Policy
  • 02:20 PM To 03:05 PM
    Breakout discussions on topics of the day: System of state, institutional, and engineering school policies and how they interact to affect admissions
  • 03:05 PM To 03:10 PM
    Break
  • 03:10 PM To 04:10 PM
    Report-back from breakout sessions
  • 04:10 PM To 05:00 PM
    Informal networking "rooms" kept open
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
  • 11:00 AM To 11:15 AM
    Welcome back
  • 11:15 AM To 12:15 PM
    Panel: Transfer/3+2 programs
  • 12:15 PM To 01:15 PM
    Break (networking "rooms" open for conversations)
  • 01:15 PM To 02:00 PM
    Panel: Best Practices in Admissions
  • 02:00 PM To 02:15 PM
    Break
  • 02:15 PM To 03:15 PM
    Panel: Research on Admissions
  • 03:20 PM To 04:05 PM
    Breakout discussions on future research needs
  • 04:05 PM To 04:10 PM
    Break
  • 04:10 PM To 05:10 PM
    Report outs from Breakouts
  • 05:10 PM To 06:00 PM
    Informal networking "rooms" kept open
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
  • 11:00 AM To 11:15 AM
    Welcome back
  • 11:15 AM To 12:30 PM
    Panel: AI/Data Science/ML in Recruiting, Admissions, and Supporting Retention
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Break (networking "rooms" open for conversations)
  • 01:30 PM To 02:15 PM
    Breakout discussions on how these tools fit into the larger system and include other questions about a future research agenda.
  • 02:15 PM To 02:20 PM
    Break
  • 02:20 PM To 03:20 PM
    Report back from breakouts
  • 03:20 PM To 03:35 PM
    Final Remarks and Adjourn
  • 03:35 PM To 04:30 PM
    Informal networking "rooms" kept open
Speakers
  • Mike Bastedo
    University of Michigan

    Michael Bastedo has scholarly interests in the governance, politics, and organization of public higher education, with particular interests in stratification, college admissions, and rankings. Bastedo has been a Fulbright Scholar in the Netherlands, research director of the Institutes on Public University Governance, and a Ford Foundation Global ...

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  • Tanya Davis Ennis
    University of Colorado Boulder

    Tanya Davis Ennis is a Louisiana native, born 11th in a family of 15 children to Ernest and Ethel Davis, Sr. during the height of the Civil Rights Movement in the Deep South. She loved school and graduated from Plaquemine High School as valedictorian in 1984. While in high school, she learned to play 3 musical instruments, was a leader in many ...

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  • Andrew B. Palumbo
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    Andrew B. Palumbo is the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he leads a team that includes the offices of Admissions, Student Aid & Financial Literacy, Precollegiate Outreach Programs, and Undergraduate Enrollment ...

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  • Michael Brown
    Rutgers University

    While Michael Brown earned his bachelor and master’s degrees in industrial and systems engineering at Rutgers, he also holds a Doctor of Education degree in science education from Rutgers Graduate School of Education. He regularly applies his training in both engineering and education to his role as the SoE Access Programs assistant dean and ...

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  • Thomas N. Farris
    Rutgers University

    Thomas N. Farris was named dean of the Rutgers University School of Engineering July 1, 2009, overseeing the School’s seven academic departments including ten undergraduate and ten graduate degree programs, five nationally recognized research centers, and administrative, budget, and student services offices. The School is comprised of 200 ...

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The National Academy of Engineering (NAE), with support from the National Science Foundation (EEC- 1840746), invites registrations for a workshop on Sharing Exemplary Admissions Practices that Promote Diversity in Engineering that will be held virtually Monday May 24 - Wednesday May 26, 2021.

This workshop is designed to build a cohort of faculty, administrators, and scholars representing institutions across the country who can support one another as they work toward improving the diversity of engineering programs at their own institutions. Workshop activities will encourage cross-institutional mentoring, networking, and collaboration among individuals.

The workshop will be highly interactive and will include presentations about best practices and policies, discussions of current and future directions for research on both the predictive value of different admissions criteria and metrics for judging success, and informal and formal networking opportunities. Before the workshop, NAE staff will provide an overview of the relevant scholarly literature on the predictive value of various admissions criteria. 

Please direct all questions to Dr. Beth Cady at ECady@nae.edu

WORKSHOP AGENDA