2016 Convention Press Release, Bent Monument, & New President (Nov. 2016)

The press release for Tau Beta Pi’s 2016 Convention has been published. Click here to read it. The minutes and ratification ballot from Convention should be posted in early November.

You will be able to view most of the Convention images online. More will be added daily. You may request large resolution images, if needed. Please let the Association know, if you plan to use an image for something other than personal media.

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Wisconsin Beta Chapter president John R. Luepke, WI B 2017, submitted an image of himself along with University of Marquette College of Engineering Dean, Kris Ropella, Ph.D. (WI B ’85), with the chapter’s new Bent monument.

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The erection of the new monument was possible thanks to a generous donation by Mr. William A. Feess, WI B ’49, who has also contributed funds to endow four engineering scholarships at Marquette.

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Mun Y. Choi, Ph.D. (IL A ’87), has been named the new president of the University of Missouri. Currently, Dr. Choi is provost at the University of Connecticut. According to the news announcement, he joined Connecticut as dean of engineering and a professor of mechanical engineering in 2008. Dr. Choi earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical & aerospace engineering from Princeton University.

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