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
  • 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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  • John L. Anderson
    National Academy of Engineering

    John L. Anderson is the president of the National Academy of Engineering since July 1, 2019.  He was born in Wilmington, DE, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware in 1967 and a PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in1971, both in chemical engineering. He served as president of the ...

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  • Julie Posselt
    University of Southern California

    Julie Posselt is an associate professor of higher education in the USC Rossier School of Education and was a 2015-2017 National Academy of Education/ Spencer Foundation postdoctoral research fellow. Rooted in sociological and organizational theory, her research program examines institutionalized inequalities in higher education and organizational ...

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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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  • 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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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