Proceedings of the 1992 Women in Engineering Conference: Increasing Enrollment and Retention

Proceedings of the 1992 WEPAN National Conference, held May 31 - June 2, 1992 at The Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter PDF

Plenary Session I

Session Synopsis PDF
What Makes Engineering and Science Hard? PDF
Sheila Tobias

Plenary Session II

Session Synopsis PDF
Is the Global Corporate World Ready for Women Engineers -- What Can We Do? PDF
D. S. Yochum

New Research Findings to Support and Direct Women in Engineering Programs

Session Synopsis PDF
Academic Climate, Intervention and Institutional Change: Women In Science, Mathematics and Engineering PDF
Carol Hollenshead, Cinda-Sue Davis
Beyond Anecdote: Research on Women in Engineering PDF
Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair, Claire Palmgren

Increasing Enrollment and Retention: A Dean's Forum

Session Synopsis PDF
Women In Engineering (WIE) Initiative PDF
J. Ray Bowen, Neil D. Uhlman
On the Professional Education of Engineers PDF
M. L. Rudee
Recruitment and Retention of Women in Engineering: A Small College Perspective PDF
Stuart G. Walesh

Sloan Foundation Initiatives at Cornell, Purdue and University of Washington

Session Synopsis PDF
Sloan Foundation Initiatives at Cornell University PDF
Michele D. Fish
The Freshman Intervention Program at the University of Washington PDF
Nicole Meckel, Sima Hashemifar, Suzanne Brainard
Sloan Foundation Initiative at Purdue University PDF
Emily M. Wadsworth

Experiences of Engineering Design for High School Women

Session Synopsis PDF
Experiences of Engineering Design for High School Women PDF
G. M. Zhang, J. W. Dally

Gathering Women Graduate Students

Session Synopsis PDF
Gathering Women Graduate Students PDF
Anne Meixner, Pat Laughlin

Educators, Employers and Engineers Design New Bridges for Women in Engineering

Session Synopsis PDF
Educators, Employers and Engineers Design New Bridges for Women in Engineering PDF
Jeanne E. Inch

Dimensions of Diversity in Engineering Education

Session Synopsis PDF
Diversity in the Engineering Environment PDF
Betty M. Vetter
Diversity in Engineering Education PDF
Indira Nair

Activities to Encourage Pre-College Students to Study Engineering

Session Synopsis PDF
Activities to Encourage Pre-College Students to Study Engineering PDF
Susan Staffin Metz

Features of Exemplary Programs That Attract Young Minority Women to Engineering and Science

Session Synopsis PDF
Defining Features of Exemplary Programs That Attract Young Minority Women to Engineering and Science PDF
Rachelle S. Heller, C. Dianne Martin

The Status of Women in Science and Engineering: A Look at Some Statistics

Session Synopsis PDF
The Status of Women in Science and Engineering: A Look At Some Statistics PDF
Margrete S. Klein

Students Mentoring Students: Recruiting and Retaining Women in Engineering and Science

Session Synopsis PDF
Students Mentoring Students: Recruiting and Retaining Women in Science and Engineering PDF
Linda Deneen, Dianne Dorland

Women in Engineering Programs Abroad: An International Forum

Session Synopsis PDF
Women in Engineering: More Than Just Numbers PDF
Monique Frize, Jean Inch
The New Zealand Experience: We've Come A Long Way PDF
Elizabeth Godfrey
"Ecole Polytechnique Feminine, an International engineering school for women in France" PDF
Dr. Gertrud Humily

Federal Government Funding Priorities for Engineering Education Into the 1990s

Session Synopsis PDF
Remarks Prepared for Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network Conference, Washington, DC -- June 2, 1992 PDF
Dr. Robert W. Brown

Designing a Workplace to Maximize Effectiveness of Women in Engineering: A Work and Family Perspective

Session Synopsis PDF
Transforming the Organization: Women as the Key Resource PDF
Bruce A. Metz

Developing A Women In Engineering Program

Session Synopsis PDF
"Women in Engineering... A Winning Combination" Program PDF
Kathleen J. Ganster
The Women Engineering Programs at Oklahoma State University: The First Year PDF
Karen A. High

Admission of Women Into Undergraduate Engineering Schools: An Insider's View

Session Synopsis PDF
Admission of Women Into Undergraduate Engineering Schools: An Insider's View PDF
Marilee Jones

Creating the "Perfect" Women in Engineering Program

Session Synopsis PDF
Designing the "Perfect" Women in Engineering Program PDF
Jane Zimmer Daniels

The How To's of Grant Writing

Session Synopsis PDF
Proposal Preparation for Women in Engineering PDF
Suzanne G. Grainard

Plenary Session III

Session Synopsis PDF
Some Realities of Being A Faculty Woman in the '90s PDF
Dr. Irene C. Peden

Appendices

Appendix A: Indexes PDF
Appendix B: 1992 Women in Engineering Conference Participants PDF
Appendix C: 1992 Catalog of Resource Materials For Women in Engineering Programs PDF
Appendix D: 1992 WEPAN Conference Audio Tapes PDF
Appendix E: WEPAN Conference Proceedings PDF
Appendix F: WEPAN Annual Business Meeting Minutes PDF
Appendix G: Western Regional Meetings PDF