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  • 04/18/16

    Rajala Earns AAES National Engineering Award >

    The American Association of Engineering Societies has named Sarah Rajala, our Engineering Accreditation Commission Chair, the recipient of the 2016 National Engineering Award. “For her…
  • 03/31/16

    One Interesting Fact About UPS’ New CIO, He’s an ABET Program Evaluator >

    Last spring, Juan Perez helped to launch the ABET brand in Atlanta. Last fall, he went on an international site-visit to review a program for ABET accreditation. Today, he was named UPS’ Chief…
  • 03/30/16

    Board Votes Lightner ABET President-Elect >

    Baltimore – On March 12, The ABET Board of Directors elected Michael R. Lightner, Ph.D. as its 2016-2017 President-Elect. He will be inaugurated during the Fall 2016 ABET Board of Directors…
  • 03/25/16

    Still Time to Comment on EAC Criteria 3 and 5 >

    Following the Fall 2015 Board Meeting, we released the Engineering Criteria changes for public review and comment. The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) leadership presented these changes…
  • 02/29/16

    Meet the Heroes of the Volkswagen and Flint Crises >

    Last year we asked participants what they wanted to see at the next ABET Symposium. They said something engaging, compelling, and most of all current. We heard them loud and clear. At this…
  • 01/15/16

    7 Highlights from 2015 >

    With 2016 before us, we wanted to take another look at the big moments from 2015. 1. Reaching New Global Heights We sent our first program evaluators overseas in the fall of 2007. Less than a decade…
  • 12/08/15

    Message from ABET Leadership >

    Michael K.J. Milligan, Executive Director and CEO Larry Jones, President Accreditation systems and organizations in the United States have recently encountered unprecedented criticism from federal…
  • ABET Branding Initiative Wins Two Best In Maryland Awards >

    On December 1, the Public Society Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Maryland Chapter recently named two components of our branding campaign the “Best in Maryland”. The branding initiative…
  • 11/06/15

    Rajala Receives Rigas Award from IEEE >

    Engineering Accreditation Commission Chair Sarah Rajala has been honored by the The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Education Society with the 2015 Harriett B. Rigas…
  • 11/05/15

    ABET Releases Criteria Proposal for Public Comment >

    Following the Fall 2015 Board Meeting, we are releasing the Engineering Criteria changes for public review and comment. The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) leadership presented…