Arthur
C.
Heinricher
Interim Senior Vice President and Provost
Education
BS Applied Mathematics University of Missouri-St. Louis 1980
PhD Mathematical Sciences Carnegie-Mellon University 1986
Expert Bio

Professor Heinricher is the Dean of Undergraduate Studies. As dean, he is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of all aspects of the undergraduate experience at WPI, providing leadership and working with the faculty to implement new undergraduate curricular and structural changes. He is also a Professor of Mathematics.

Media Coverage

Academic Minute: Cost of Higher Education

Inside Higher ED

In an audio segment on the cost of higher education from Inside Higher Ed, Dean Art Heinricher, undergraduate studies, discussed the value of project-based learning. “Project-based learning works because it’s more than a pedagogical approach, more than a way to teach better. It’s a fundamental survival skill for the future our graduates must build,” he said.​

Teaching Students to Care

Business Officer

Business Officer magazine features WPI’s distinctive project-based learning curriculum and the impact of the program on student engagement in addressing human needs and social challenges.

[“Teaching Students to Care” originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of Business Officer, the monthly flagship magazine published by the National Association of College and University Business Officers in Washington, D.C.]

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Colleen B Wamback Associate Director, Public Relations

Colleen B Wamback
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