Dean Galloway meets with Sen. Bob Corker to discuss governmental support for engineering education

VUSE Dean Kenneth Galloway, joined by engineering students and deans from across the state, met with Senator Bob Corker in his Washington, D.C., office on February 27 to discuss the future of engineering education in Tennessee. Among the topics of discussion was government funding of university engineering programs.

Front row, from left to right: Dr. Galloway, Dean of the School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University; Derick Weis, Ph.D. candidate at Tennessee Tech University; and Ben Schmidt, Ph.D. candidate at Vanderbilt.

Back row, from left to right: Dr. Lonnie Sharpe, Dean of Engineering, Tennessee State University; Jameka Johnson, a junior at Tennessee State University; Senator Corker; Dr. Bruce W. Bomar, Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Tennessee Space Institute; and Dr. David Huddleston, Interim Dean of the College of Engineering, Tennessee Tech University