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3 Class of 2014 1294 SAT average 3.8 GPA Top 10% Rank in Class 381 with 4.0 GPAs 55 valedictorians 34 salutatorians 34% women 10% domestic students of color 35% students from outside of New England Freshman to Sophomore Retention: up to 95 percent

4 33 states represented Feeder States = MA, CT, NH, NY, RI, CA

5 Germany India Bangladesh Sri Lanka Kazakhstan Turkey Bulgaria Mauritius Korea Vietnam Jamaica China Nepal Dominican Republic Pakistan Ecuador Panama Switzerland United Kingdom Venezuela Albania Greece Japan Romania Brazil Israel Nigeria United Arab Emirates Austria 60 nations represented: A sampling

6 Admissions and Enrollment Trends 2010 2009 2008 2007 Applicants 6,650 6,285 5,705 5,698 Admitted students3,930 3,986 3,803 3,739 Matriculated students 910 925 905 805 2010 2009 2008 2007 Total enrollment 3,537 3,391 3,075 2,981 Female enrollment1,058 948 825 771 Male enrollment 2,479 2,443 2,250 2,210 Underrepresented minorities 304 284 282 226

7 Performing on the Court, in the Classroom and for the Community 18% of all students compete on a varsity team Only Division III program in New England with the mens and womens basketball teams winning 20 games in each of the last two seasons Overall team GPA is 3.24 for 645 student athletes High level of community service involvement

8 Active and Involved Student Life 40% of students participate in intramural sports 21% in club activities 56% increase in womens participation in varsity athletics since 2007

9 Achievement that Matters Aaron Champagne 11, a running back on the WPI football team: Named an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American for second consecutive season in November 2010 First football player to earn the prestigious Academic All-American honor in the 120 years the sport has been played at WPI One of eight players on the team of 48 with a perfect 4.0 GPA

10 Broad and Deep Involvement in the Arts


12 WPI ranked top 10 in the nation for graduates with the highest starting median salary. U.S. News & World Report: 2011 Americas Best Colleges edition named WPI to its Great Schools, Great Prices list. The Princeton Review: 2011 Best Colleges named WPI one of the best colleges in the Northeast, and ranked WPI 20th among national colleges and universities for career services. Recent Rankings

13 Great Problems Seminars Bob Corcoran (center), General Electric Foundation President and Chairman, at a recent Great Problems Seminars Presentation Day

14 The Eric Hahn 80 Family Foundation has continuously funded the First Year Seminars Feed the World, Power the World Making Our World, Heal the World



17 Global Perspective Program

18 Off-Campus Activity in 2010-2011 26 Project Centers 547 Students 423 IQP 89 MQP 10 HUA 25 other 30 Residential Advisors 22 Center Directors

19 Corporate and Professional Education

20 Gateway Park: Making Space for Genius

21 Biological imaging Molecular sensor technology Tissue regeneration and repair Stem cell therapeutics Biomaterial development Neuroprosthetic devices Bioprocess engineering

22 Biomedical engineering professor Marsha Rolles lab at WPIs Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Center at Gateway Park

23 Passion with Purpose: Pauls Robotics Undergraduate Paul Ventimiglia, led his team, Pauls Robotics, to a first-place, $500,000 victory at NASAs 2009 Regolith (moon dust) Excavation Challenge. The second and third-place teams also featured WPI alumni. Covered in The Boston Globe and ROBOT Magazine, and on NECN


25 BusinessWeek ranks WPIs part-time MBA program No. 1 in the nation "A+" rating for curriculum and teaching quality stated that, students laud the technology focus and use of experienced adjunct professors. Mark Rice joins WPI as inaugural Dean of Business

26 Leadership and Innovation MBA In response to requests from our business students, alumni, and other professionals in the market who are looking for a flexible and comprehensive graduate business program, we created a blended learning MBA.

27 Leadership and Innovation MBA Enterprises need leaders at all levels who have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to address the great challenges of our complex societyleaders who can deliver both operational excellence and innovation. Mark Rice Dean, WPI School of Business


29 Sustainable Solutions East Hall: Gold LEED Certified

30 East Hall

31 Nitsch/Magliozzi Green RoofWorcesters first green roof





36 Construction Milestone: Pool Arches Installed

37 The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Atrium




41 Reimagining Alumni Gymnasium


43 New Deans Selçuk I. Güçeri, Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering Karen Kashmanian Oates, Peterson Family Dean of Arts and Sciences Mark Rice, Dean of Business

44 Exceptional Talent 16 new educators and researchers added to WPIs full-time faculty ranks for fall 2010 A record 23 new faculty added fall 2009 more than 70 new full-time faculty members added over the last five years

45 Achievement that Matters Diran Apelian, Howmet Professor of Engineering and director of the WPI Metal Processing Institute First WPI faculty member inducted into the National Academy of Engineering 2010 National Materials Advancement Award from the Federation of Materials Societies 2010 Robert Earll McConnell Award from the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineering, one of the nations oldest engineering societies

46 Sustainable Solutions Jeanine Plummer, director of WPIs Environmental Engineering Program, is the inaugural Alena and David M. Schwaber 65 Professor of Environmental Engineering

47 Achievement that Matters Materials Science & Engineering WPI, with the Colorado School of Mines, establishes the Center for Resource Recovery and Recyclingthe first center of its kind in the nation New technologies for maximizing the recovery and recycling of metals used in manufactured products and structures Funded by National Science Foundation and corporate members, including Alcoa, and GE Global Research University partners include Purdue and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

48 Achievement that Matters Educational Technology Intelligent Tutoring System for improving mathematics education Funded by National Science Foundation, federal Department of Education Adopted for use in Worcester, Fitchburg, Leicester, and Shrewsbury Public School Systems

49 Achievement that Matters Healthcare Neuroprosthetics, integrated with the body and the brain More rapid recovery and rehabilitation for military personnel who have lost limbs WPI Center for Neuroprosthetics hosts national symposium each year Funded by Military Amputee Research Program of the U.S. Armys Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center


51 Class of 2009 Proud Goat Statue

52 Class of 2010 Barbecue Area

53 1865 Society monument


55 Endowment: Market Value History (in millions) $339 M as of 10/31/10

56 Change in Net Assets from Operating Activities (in millions)

57 Sponsored Research Proposals FY2004 – FY2009 Awards through Office of Sponsored Research (OSP) – Includes Federal agencies, appropriations industry contracts, some foundations.

58 Corporate & Professional Education (in millions) Net Revenue

59 Financial Trends Capital and Annual Fundraising FY10 FY09 FY08 FY07 Total Fundraising $19.6M$17.5M $25.3M $14.7M Percentage of Alumni Giving 20.6%16.1% 16.5% 16.9%


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