Worcester Polytechnic Institute announced that Caitlin Walde of Edmonds, a freshman majoring in engineering, was named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2011 semester.
A total of 1,151 undergraduate students achieved the criteria required for WPI’s fall 2011 Dean’s List, defined by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.
“WPI’s academic programs are remarkably rigorous, so being named to the Dean’s List is a testament to hard work, a sharp mind, and a commitment to excellence,” said Provost Eric Overström. “Some of this nation’s best and brightest students come to WPI to learn subjects ranging from engineering to science to business and the humanities, and through our innovative project-based curriculum they conduct professional-level research and solve important problems all over the world. Those named to the Dean’s List have excelled at facing such demanding challenges, and we are exceptionally proud of these outstanding students.”
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is an engineering and technology university located in Worcester, Mass.