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
  • Beth M. Holloway
    Purdue University

    An advocate for research-informed approaches to engineering education, equity, and policy, as well as student recruitment and retention efforts, Holloway has made significant contributions nationally as well as at Purdue University, where she has spent her academic career.  Her research areas include women and leadership, particularly in male ...

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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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  • OiYan Poon
    The Spencer Foundation

    Dr. OiYan Poon (she/her/hers) is a program officer at The Spencer Foundation and an Associate Professor affiliate in the School of Education at Colorado State University. Her research interests include Asian Americans in education, affirmative action, and the racial politics of college access and admissions policies. Prior to her role at Spencer, ...

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  • Darryll J. Pines
    University of Maryland

    Darryll J. Pines became UMD president in July 2020 and serves as the Glenn L. Martin Professor of Aerospace Engineering. He arrived on campus in 1995 as an assistant professor, then served as chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering from 2006–09 and for the following 11 years as dean and Nariman Farvardin Professor of Aerospace ...

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  • Brad Weiner
    University of Colorado Boulder

    Brad has spent nearly two decades in higher education administration. Through his academic research, consulting, and campus-based work he has touched many corners of campus including enrollment management, admissions, undergraduate education, international strategy, and advancement. He is currently focused on building out the structures and ...

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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

 

Join the Event

To join the event, please follow the below steps.

1. Click the following link for the Lobby: https://events.eposterboards.com/e/nae-admissions-diversity/register 

2. Log in using Google Chrome [version 77+] or Firefox [version 76+] on a laptop or desktop computer. Make sure to use a reliable open wifi network or ethernet [No VPN’s]

3. Create a profile using your email and a password. You will enter into the lobby, then you can move to the Auditorium using the button in the top right corner of the lobby map.

 

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA