Henschen Hosts & Organizes 2014 Midwestern Deans of Engineering Meeting: Increasing Diversity

2014 Midwestern Deans of Engineering Meeting: Increasing Diversity

EECS Professor Larry Henschen organized and hosted a special gathering featuring twelve Deans of Engineering from Midwest universities held at Northwestern University on Thursday, March 13, 2014. The meeting discussed ideas on how a group of universities like this can increase diversity of the faculty, postdocs, and students in our schools.

Gary May
Dean of Engineering
Georgia Tech University

Peter Nelson
Dean of Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ken Brezinsky
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago

Gerry Smith
Director of Minority Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago

William Buttlar
Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Education
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Alec Galimore
Associate Deanfor Academic Affairs
University of Michigan

Manooch  Koochesfahani
Associate Deanfor Graduate Studies
Michigan State University

Richard Wlezian
Chair, Aerospace Engineering
Iowa State University

Manuela Romero
Assistant Dean for Student
Diversity and Academic Services
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Mark Smith
Dean of the Graduate School
Purdue University

Bruce Lindvall
Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Northwestern University

Ajit Tanhane
Senior Associate Dean for Planning and Graduate Studies
Northwestern University

Larry Henschen
Professor
Northwestern University