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Campbell Engineering dean elected to ASEE committee

Campbell Engineering Dean Jenna Carpenter will serve as the national Dean’s Representative for Co-Chair Elect for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Undergraduate Experience Committee (UEC) for the 2017-19 term.

“I am excited about the opportunity to serve in this capacity,” said Carpenter. “The efforts of the UEC focus on a wide variety of current issues that impact undergraduate engineering education at the national level. Their work makes a positive difference in the success of engineering majors across the country.”

The UEC is one of eight council committees that make up the Engineering Deans Council for the ASEE that represents over 90 percent of all engineering deans in the United States.

The Engineering Deans Council functions to provide leadership and vision for the future of engineering education and advocate for student engineers and the resources available to them.

Carpenter joined Campbell as the founding dean of the School of Engineering in 2015. Her research focuses on integrate STEM curricula and improving the number and success of women in the engineering field.

Upon completion of her term, she will succeed to the office of Dean’s Representative for Co-Chair during the 2019-21 term.