Montana State University

College of Engineering

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173820
Bozeman, MT 59717-3820

Tel: (406) 994-2272
Fax: (406) 994-6665
Location: 212 Roberts Hall

Dean and Director:

Brett Gunnink

Dean's Office Staff

Carolyn Plumb

Director of Educational Innovation and Strategic Projects
Carolyn Plumb

(with High Distinction)
Colorado State University 1972 English
(Summa Cum Laude)
Marquette University 1974 English
M.S. University of Washington 1988 Scientific and Technical Communication; focus on human-computer interface design and usability testing
Ph.D. University of Washington 1991 Educational Psychology; focus on metacognitive control and monitoring of reading and writing, learning theory, research methods, and computers and writing

Carolyn Plumb joined the Dean’s office in the College of Engineering August 1st 2004 as the Director of Educational Innovation and Strategic Projects. Dr. Plumb works on various curriculum and instruction projections including instructional development for faculty and graduate students, assessment of student learning, and program evaluation. Prior to coming to MSU, Plumb was at the University of Washington, where she developed and directed the Engineering Communication Program, which included two required technical communication courses, the Engineering and Information School Writing Center, and an ongoing outcomes assessment program for engineering writing. While at the UW, she also worked as an Instructional Development and Assessment Specialist for the School of Law.