LDA of Indiana’s 42nd Annual Conference 

November 4, 2016 

Luncheon Speaker, David Bowker





                                                                            David Bowker is the Director of the Office of Future Engineers

                                                                            at Purdue University.  He is responsible for directing and implementing

                                                                            recruitment activities for the College of Engineering.



David Bowker-Director, Office of Future Engineers


Prior to being at Purdue, David spent three years as Recruitment Coordinator at Ivy Tech State College-Lafayette and a year advising in the School of Education at Purdue. David received his bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and supervision in 1994 and his master’s degree in higher education administration in 1997 from Purdue University.


In second grade, David was diagnosed with a learning disability: "Not Otherwise Specified" which has the strong impact on miswriting, reading, and typing. It is only in recent years that David has publicly shared his experiences. David teaches college courses in academic and career planning and is a cycling instructor at Club NewTone.