Carol Stwalley

Carol Stwalley, Ph.D.

Recruitment and Retention Analyst
Minority Engineering Program

Phone: +1 (765) 494-3974

Carol Stwalley, Ph.D., PE, joined the MEP team in the fall of 2007. Carol's work includes developing a comprehensive database to evaluate MEP signature programs, as well as establishing trend lines in outreach, recruitment, enrollment, retention, and graduation rates for underrepresented students compared to the overall College of Engineering cohort.

Her latest work, a MEP team effort, was a five-year study of the Academic Boot Camps for Engineering, Science, and Technology. This research culminated in the paper, "A Description of the Statistics Behind Analyzing Performance Data: A Five-Year Study of a Summer Bridge Program for Incoming Underrepresented Minority Freshman," for the American Society of Engineering Education's (ASEE) summer 2015 conference.

With a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Agriculture and Biological Engineering from Purdue University, and her experience with the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue, Carol has the proper tools to navigate and contextualize dense data related to historically underrepresented groups for the various colleges at Purdue University.


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