WSU President, VCU Fundraiser, & 75th Anniversaries (Dec. 2016)

Washington State University (WSU) selected Kirk H. Schulz, Ph.D. (MS A ’86), as its 11th president. Previously, Dr. Schulz was president and professor of chemical engineering at Kansas State University. In addition, he is the chair of the NCAA board of governors, the association’s highest-ranking decision-making body.

Read the news announcement for more information on Dr. Schulz who joined Tau Beta Pi in 2005 as an eminent engineer while serving as dean of engineering at Mississippi State University.

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On Wednesday, December 7, the Virginia Epsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Virginia Commonwealth University, is hosting a fundraiser at the Panera Bread in Richmond, VA. To participate, you need to bring in the flyer posted to the VCU Engineering Twitter page and hand a hard copy or show an electronic version upon placing your order.

The VA Epsilon chapter is looking to raise funds to increase campus involvement. Last year, the chapter hosted an Engineering Futures session and a Pi Day obstacle course.

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Congratulations to the Illinois Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi and the New York Theta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of their installations. The IL Gamma Chapter at Northwestern University was established on December 6, 1941. The NY Theta Chapter at Clarkson University was established on December 4, 1941.

Click here for a list of all 252 installed collegiate chapters of the Association along with dates of their establishment and the location of their institution.

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