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You Can't Graduate Them If You Don't Admit Them:  

New Admissions Policy = Higher Percentage of Women Enrolled


Is the University Admissions Process Gender Biased? 


We used statistical analyses to determine potential gender bias and advanced modeling techniques to predict student success. Our research findings informed and changed admissions criteria weightings. This webinar will review research methods and the process for working with Admissions.
Our Presenters

Beth Holloway, Director, Women in Engineering Program, Purdue University

Beth initiates, manages, evaluates, and promotes comprehensive activities and programs that recruit and retain women in engineering from Kindergarten through faculty ranks.  Her research areas include women and leadership, particularly in male dominated careers; differential retention issues for women across engineering disciplines; and engineering admissions practices.  

 

PK Imbrie, Director, College of Engineering Honors Program, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University

An advocate for research-based approaches to engineering education, curricular reform, and student retention, Dr. Imbrie conducts research in epistemologies, assessment, and modeling of student learning, student success, student team effectiveness, and global competencies.


Teri Reed-Rhoads, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Education, College of Engineering , Director, First Year Engineering Program, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University

Dr. Reed-Rhoads' teaching interests include statistics, interdisciplinary and introductory engineering, diversity and leadership. Her research interests include statistics education, concept inventory development, assessment/evaluation of learning and programs, recruitment and retention, diversity, equity, and cultural humility.


 
 
September 14, 2012  
 1 PM EDT 
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