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American Society for Engineering EducationAPRIL 2008Volume 17 | Number 8 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
COVER STORY: Grief, Grit & Grace - A YEAR AFTER AMERICA’S DEADLIEST MASS SHOOTING SHATTERED ITS RANKS AND SHUTTERED ITS MAIN BUILDING, VIRGINIA TECH’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING HAS PREVAILED—EVEN TRIUMPHED—OVER TRAGEDY.  - BY MARY LORD
FEATURE: Beyond the Blueprint - BOEING, DASSAULT AND GEORGIA TECH TRAIN TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS FOR THE HIGH-FLYING, FAST-CHANGING WORLD OF VIRTUAL DESIGN.  - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
FEATURE: Not Now, Voyager - THE FALLEN DOLLAR HAS BUFFETED OVERSEAS STUDIES PROGRAMS, CAUSING STUDENTS TO LOOK BEYOND EUROPE OR SHORTEN THEIR STINTS ABROAD. - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
DEPARTMENTS
COMMENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: Symbolizing Engineering - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Bury the Cold War Curriculum - BY DAVID E. GOLDBERG

TEACHING TOOLBOX
TEACHING TOOLBOX: A MORE TEMPTING SCIENCE: BOWING TO STUDENT DEMANDS, DUKE REVAMPS PHYSICS FOR A BETTER FIT WITHIN ENGINEERING. - BY CORINNA WU
TEACHING TOOLBOX: ON THE SHELF: We’re Dumb and We’re Proud - BY ROBIN TATU
TEACHING TOOLBOX: JEE SELECTS: China’s Learning Curves - BY MEI-YUNG LEUNG & XINHONG LU
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DATABYTES: High Achievers - COMPILED BY MICHAEL GIBBONS - Data source: American Society for Engineering Education - INFOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY I-SHAN CHEN  


The percentage of African-American and Hispanic engineering faculty members has not changed much in recent years. Although the percentage of faculty members who are women increased from 8.9% in 2001 to 11.3% in 2006, the minorities listed below grew only from 2.1% to 2.4% of the total during the same period. African-Americans represent 12.3% of the total U.S. population, while Hispanics represent 12.5%.

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at www.asee.org/colleges.



African-American Percentage of Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Members by Level*
Level 2003 2004 2005 2006
Assistant Professor 3.0% 3.1% 3.1% 3.0%
Associate Professor 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%
Full Professor 1.5% 1.7% 1.7% 1.8%
All Levels 2.2% 2.3% 2.4% 2.4%
* Does not include data from University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez and Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. 317 Schools Reported.

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



Total Engineering Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Members: 2006
Assistant Professor Associate Professor Full Professor
5,501 6,252 11,562
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at www.asee.org/colleges.



Hispanic Percentage of Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Members by Level*
Level 2003 2004 2005 2006
Assistant Professor 3.2% 3.2% 3.2% 3.1%
Associate Professor 2.7% 2.6% 2.6% 3.0%
Full Professor 1.5% 1.7% 1.8% 1.8%
All Levels 2.2% 2.3% 2.3% 2.4%
* Does not include data from University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez and Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. 317 Schools Reported.

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



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