JOE DILLON: President American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Joe Dillon is the President of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Joe Dillon, ASEE’s relatively new CFO, is used to being in the middle of challenging situations, in the past dropping in to organizations in need of financial leadership.

ASEE was founded in 1893 and is committed to advancing innovation, excellence, and access at all levels of education for the engineering profession. Our vision is for ASEE to be the pre-eminent authority on the education of engineering professionals. With approximately 12,000 members in countries around the globe, we promote excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; foster the technological education of society; and provide quality products and services.

In pursuit of academic excellence, ASEE develops policies and programs that enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty members, and promotes activities that support increased student enrollments in engineering and engineering technology colleges and universities. Strong communication and collaboration with national and international organizations further advances ASEE’s mission.

ASEE also fulfills its mission by providing a valuable communication link among corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions. ASEE’s 12,000+ members include deans, department heads, faculty members, students, and government and industry representatives who hail from all disciplines of engineering and engineering technology. ASEE’s organizational membership is composed of 400 engineering and engineering technology colleges and affiliates, more than 50 corporations, and numerous government agencies and professional associations. ASEE directs many of its efforts at providing for open and ongoing dialogues among these groups.