Chair, David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering, Angelo State University
Dr. William Kitch is the inaugural Chair of the David L Hirschfeld Department of Engineering at Angelo State University. In this position, he has both the pleasure and challenge of building a new engineering department from the ground up and is leading the accreditation of new programs in this department. He has been an ABET Program Evaluator for five years and performed four program evaluations. He has written Self-Studies under both the 2019-2020 and earlier ABET Criteria. He has over 21 years of professional practice experience, 13 years of academic experience and is a Registered Engineer in Colorado, California and Texas.
ABET Self-Studies can be very long and challenging for Program Evaluators to digest. Often, Self-Studies are organized in a way that makes it difficult to review the data and make judgments about the extent to which programs meet accreditation criteria. Shortcomings in Self-Study organization often lead to frustration for Program Evaluators and anxiety for programs […]