Unformatted text preview: Vlrgillgmalh Tech Robert W. Walters, Ph. D. w VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE Department Head
AND STATE UNIVERSITY Aerospace and Ocean Engineering 215 Randolph Hal], Mail Code 0203
Blacksburg, VA 24061 March 11, 2005 Dr. Gary A. Gabriele
Division Director, Engineering Education and Centers
National Science Foundation Dear Dr. Gabriele: I am pleased to endorse this proposal, "Aerospace Engineering - Design Across the Curriculum," that is being submitted by a small team of my
colleagues. We have been discussing curriculum reform within our department
for some time and have made incremental changes over the years; however,
there has not been a major restructuring in many years. I believe that the
proposed concept of introducing design and other professional skills
throughout the curriculum is sound, and that these educators have the
creativity, energy, and leadership required to develop an implemental plan and to follow through with the proposed changes. Sincerely, WW Robert W. Walters, PhD.
Professor and Department Head A land-Grant University—The Commonwealth Is Our Campus
An Equal Opportunity / Aﬁirmative Action Institution ...
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