Friday, May 12, 2006

Dr. Daniel J. Bradley has been elected to a two-year term as Treasurer for ABET, Inc., the accreditation body dedicated to ensuring quality in applied science, computing, engineering and technology education.

The organization approved its 2006-2007 leadership at its spring Board of Directors meeting in Baltimore on Saturday, March 18. Bradley and the others elected to the ABET Board of Directors for the 2006-2007 term will be installed during the fall 2006 ABET Board of Directors meeting in Tampa, Fla.

Bradley currently chairs the ABET Board of Directors' Finance Committee and represents the Society of Petroleum Engineers on the ABET Board of Directors. He served as an ABET program evaluator in petroleum engineering and was a member of the Engineering Accreditation Commission from 1994 to 1999. Bradley has served as President of Fairmont State University since February 2001. Previously, he held a number of teaching and administrative posts at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. He received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Michigan State University. In addition, he earned a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from Montana Tech and a master's degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa.

ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology, is a federation of 28 professional and technical societies representing these fields. ABET currently accredits some 2,700 programs at more than 550 colleges and universities nationwide.