About CIPD

About
College Industry Partnerships Division
A division of the American Society for Engineering Education College Industry Partnership Division (CIPD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) was established in January 1976 to:

  • To assess, recommend and establish policies which reflect technical interests of CIPD’s College and Industrial members.
  • To provide forums for discussion and information exchange on matters pertaining the educational preparation of engineers and technicians for practice in industry and subsequent professional development.
  • To initiate special projects that will assist educators and practitioners in implementing special student programs.
  • To stimulate broader industrial representation and participation in ASEE.
  • To work with other segments of ASEE to enhance mutual benefits from education-industry cooperation.
  • To maintain college-industry alertness to, and understanding of, changing professional climates in academic and industrial areas.

Presentation from CIPD :

https://coe.online.ncsu.edu/online/Play/886b63dc7370422c9d12670a713ca8cc1d

 

CIPD Timeline


The Early Years…

1946 The Early Years Relations with Industry Division (RWI) was formed First group to adopt advisory board or steering committee techniques RWI was formed to be the liaison within the ASEE society between engineering educators and American Industry ← return to timeline

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The Early Years

1949 The Early Years June 1949 conferences started at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ← return to timeline

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The Early Years

1967 The Early Years June 20, 1967 Constitution and By-laws were approved ← return to timeline

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The Early Years

1974 The Early Years January 3, 1974 Industry Member Council changed to named College Industry Council (CIC) and consolidated RWI and Industry Member Council. RWI Division was to be ‘operating arm of CIC’ ← return to timeline

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The Early Years

1991 The Early Years RWI changed to the name to College Industry Partnership Division ← return to timeline

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Present Times

Present Times 1991 RWI changed to the name to College Industry Partnership Division February 2016, By-laws revised ← return to timeline

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