Graduate School Announcements by Graduate School The new Postdoctoral Affairs Office will be housed in the Graduate School. This move will expand the services offered to Postdoctoral Fellows and ensure compliance with University and federal regulations related to these positions. Debra Charlesworth has been appointed the assistant dean for graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs and . . .
Creating a pipeline for women and minority faculty who are woefully under-represented among Endowed Chairs. Article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Nicholas D. Hartlep (Nov. 13, 2016) http://www.chronicle.com/article/4-Steps-Toward-Making-Endowed/238374?cid=db&elqTrackId=d56cd25dabcd41eb95e19445ab605e02&elq=99e0608895b54423b012219063c358df&elqaid=11483&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=4498
Faith Morrison (Ch E) will serve Michigan Tech in the capacity of associate dean of the Graduate School beginning this semester. The position is half time, with Morrison continuing in her faculty role for the balance of her time. Morrison will be involved in a number of projects in the Graduate School. A major project . . .
Tech Wins Awards for Diversity Efforts in Engineering Education by Jenn Donovan Michigan Tech’s efforts to increase the numbers and diversity of women in engineering have been recognized by Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN), a national network of women engineers, engineering educators, universities, corporations and non-profits who are working together to develop a diverse . . .
by Office of Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Pushpalatha Murthy, currently the associate dean of the Graduate School, has been selected as the new associate provost for Graduate Education and dean of the Graduate School. Murthy will begin serving as dean on Sunday, June 19. Prior to being selected as dean, Murthy served as . . .
By Allison Mills | Published 12:30 PM, May 3, 2016 Colleen Mouw double-checked to make sure the email wasn’t spam. Who gets a personalized message from the White House anyway? The correspondence was indeed real—and an early step to Mouw winning one of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) this . . .
Michigan Tech’s Van Pelt and Opie Library has received the H.W. Wilson Award from the American Library Association. The award is given to the “library organization whose application demonstrates greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization.” In making the announcement, the awards jury unanimously believed . . .