The Connected Generation
February 22, 2013, No Comments

I just read a survey conducted by IBM that looks at the opinions and views of students and CEOs. The survey’s prim ...

Innovation in higher education
February 11, 2013, 2 Comments

The recent Chronicle for Higher Education article is an excellent summary for the need to change in higher education, an ...

What I Learned from Steve Jobs
February 9, 2013, 2 Comments

A few months ago I read the book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I learned a lot about what made Apple Computers and Pixa ...

On the road again
February 7, 2013, No Comments

One of the great pleasures of being the Dean for the College of Technology is meeting with our alumni.  I learn so much ...

The Decline of innovation and what that means to higher education
February 5, 2013, No Comments

Mary Johnson, a professor in our Department of Aviation Technology,  shared this article about Boeing’s 787 Dream ...

Change is a contant in technology
February 4, 2013, No Comments

Steven Lincoln from our Communications group was reading the 25th anniversary history of the College of Technology and s ...

Manufacturing curriculum
January 23, 2013, No Comments

Manufacturing is making a comeback in the U.S. thanks in part to the re-shoring of jobs as well as a slowly healing econ ...

Transformation of the College of Technology
January 22, 2013, 2 Comments

On December 7, 2012, I presented to the faculty and staff my recommendations for transforming the college. To paraphrase ...

What’s wrong with engineering/technology education in our nation
March 27, 2012, 3 Comments

Shown below is the text of a presentation I made on Friday, March 23, in Richmond, Ind. The College of Technology at Pur ...

International Women’s Day and the College of Technology
March 4, 2012, No Comments

In the College of Technology we have made “good” progress over the last few years with increasing the number ...