has opened new career opportunities for our students from a record number of companies recruiting on campus.

'Green' Initiatives-Along with the new LEED-certified residence hall, William Kincius was hired as the institute's first arborist and landscape architect. Hundreds of new tree plantings cover the campus in hopes of meeting the Arbor Day

"We must continue what Matt started. It is time to innovate, time to invent, time to inspire. Matt worked hard so that every one of us could succeed.Now we need to follow through."

--Andrew Milluzzi
 Class of 2012 John T. Royce Award Winner


Foundation's Tree Campus USA standards. An additional 10-acre parcel was added to the west side of campus.
  However, the crowning achievement of Branam's legacy is yet to be realized- the results of The "Great" Debate, the year-long strategic planning process that brought together alumni, the campus community, industry, and education leaders, and other innovators to make Rose-Hulman an even greater institution. He insisted on using quotation marks
with "Great" in this effort because, in his words, "As an institution, we have not yet defined what it means to be 'great'."
  As a proud alumnus, Branam wanted Rose-Hulman to be known as a world leader in science, engineering, and math education. He wasn't satisfied with the ranking of "best in class"; he wanted the world to know who we are, how challenging and innovative the curriculum is; and realize the many special talents of the institute's students, faculty, and
staff. He believed that no other college than Rose-Hulman could have prepared him for his rapid career trajectory from civil engineer to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of national organizations.
  "Matt believed that Rose-Hulman was the best undergraduate engineering school in the world, and he wanted to make sure everybody knew it," says Chad Conway, a senior mechanical engineering major.
  Branam had a passion to make a difference. After more than two decades