What is a technologist?
November 1, 2011, 1 Comment

This is another excerpt from a document I created when I interviewed for the position of Dean of the College of Technolo ...

More teaching…less research?
October 18, 2011, 4 Comments

About a week ago I returned from our fall break and looked through the mail I had received while away from campus.  In ...

Scholarship reception remarks
October 10, 2011, No Comments

I thought I would share the remarks I made at the College of Technology’s Scholarship Reception that was held on Satur ...

Steve Jobs; an innovator we can aspire to
October 6, 2011, No Comments

I was saddened to hear of the death of Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Computer. Steve had an enormous positive impact ...

Solar Decathlon
October 6, 2011, No Comments

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for a series of meetings but also to see Purdue’s Sola ...

Preparing the 21st Century Technologist
September 21, 2011, 1 Comment

My next few blogs will be excerpts from a document I created when I interviewed for the position of Dean of the College ...

Diversity in the College of Technology
September 11, 2011, 1 Comment

A few days ago a writer from the campus newspaper, The Exponent, contacted me about an article she was going to write re ...

Purdue’s Common Reading
August 24, 2011, 5 Comments

I just finished reading this year’s common reading selection for Purdue’s incoming first year students. The true sto ...

Good to Great in Social Organizations
August 17, 2011, 2 Comments

As many of you know, I am using the tag line “Good to Great” to describe our efforts to transform the College of Tec ...

Alumni Day at the Zoo
July 25, 2011, No Comments

Alumni Day at the Zoo I had a really good meeting last week with the Alumni Board for the College of Technology. These d ...