7 Keys to the Founding of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute
April 23, 2014, No Comments

As a college, we have been working on the Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) since last summer, and as I talk to faculty ...

U.S. higher education enrollment decline
November 10, 2013, No Comments

Although this article is about private colleges, it describes the general enrollment challenges that will be facing all ...

Presentation at Automation World on the Flaw in Engineering/Technology Education in US
May 16, 2013, No Comments

I made a keynote presentation at Automation World’s The Automation Conference in Chicago on Wednesday (May 15). Au ...

The fallacy of pure applied research advocates
April 27, 2013, No Comments

Those who know me are familiar with my occasional rants related to the fallacy held by many in this country that basic r ...

Why pay equity is important
April 27, 2013, No Comments

This short somewhat humorous video is a great way of viewing why pay equity is so important and a major factor in employ ...

College rankings
March 27, 2013, 1 Comment

This Forbes article describes the ranking systems in higher education and how they can be misleading to prospective stud ...

50 Must Read Higher Education Tech Blogs
March 14, 2013, No Comments

My blog has been nominated by EdTech Magazine as one of the 50 Must Read Higher Education Tech Blogs. This is a very nic ...

Impact of MOOCs on higher education
March 8, 2013, No Comments

The New York Times article titled The Professors’ Big Stage by Thomas Friedman explains the impact of MOOCs (massive ...

Sustainability in the College of Technology
February 26, 2013, No Comments

We have begun a soft roll-out of an initiative related to sustainability for the College of Technology. Sustainability i ...

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 ...