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Recruiting Post Docs to Diversity the faculty in Engineering Technology

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2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013



Conference Session

Student Enrollment, Attendance, Retention, and Graduation in Engineering Technology Programs

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Engineering Technology

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23.1026.1 - 23.1026.9



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Keith V. Johnson East Tennessee State University

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Dr. Keith V. Johnson is chair of the Department of Engineering Technology, Surveying and Digital Media at East Tennessee State University. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and his M.S. and B.S. from North Carolina A&T State University. He has published numerous manuscripts and have authored several successful grants. His research interest includes, but not limited to recruitment and retention of faculty and students of color in Engineering Technology.

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Using Post Docs to Diversity the faculty in Engineering Technology By Keith V. Johnson, PhD East Tennessee State UniversityThe paper is written to describe the process of recruiting and retaining faculty of color to diversity thefaculty in Engineering Technology programs to enhance an already good experience that manytraditional faculty members bring to the classroom. This paper will address the processes that were usedto target highly qualified faculty of color to an institution that is planted in an area where diversityregarding race may not be as great as is in other areas of the country.

Johnson, K. V. (2013, June), Recruiting Post Docs to Diversity the faculty in Engineering Technology Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. 10.18260/1-2--22411

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