Holloway to receive WEPAN Distinguished Service Award

Beth Holloway
Beth Holloway, assistant dean for engineering undergraduate education and director of the Women in Engineering Program, will receive the Distinguished Service Award from Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) at its annual awards banquet in Minneapolis on June 11.

She is being honored for her “outstanding leadership and significant contributions to the advancement of WEPAN and its members.”

Holloway has been the director of WIEP since 2001. She received a PhD in engineering education and BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from Purdue. She worked as a research and development engineer for Cummins Inc. for nine years.

Holloway is a past president of WEPAN and served on its board from 2005-08.  She has been a faculty fellow at Earhart Residence Hall, and was on the board of directors of the Engineering Alumni Association from 2006-09. 

WEPAN is a national nonprofit organization with over 700 members from engineering schools, small businesses, Fortune 500 corporations and nonprofit organizations. It works to transform culture in engineering education to attract, retain and graduate women. With a clear focus on research-based issues and solutions, WEPAN helps its members develop a highly prepared, diverse engineering workforce for tomorrow.