Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. Academic record: San José State University, BS, chemistry, 1978; University of Wisconsin, PhD, chemistry 1982; Indiana University, postdoctoral fellow, 1985. Honors: ACS Fellow 2012; University of Kansas Leading Light Award, 2012; Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, 2002; University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence Graduate Teaching Award, 1998; Keeler Intra-University Professor, 1998. Professional positions (for past 10 years): Texas Tech University, vice president for research 2017–; University of Kansas, associate vice chancellor for research, 2009–17; chemistry chair, 2005–09; professor 2001–17; University of Kansas Center for Science Education, director, 2001–09. Service in ACS national offices: Board of Trustees for the Group Insurance Plans, 2020–22; Committee on Budget and Finance, 2013–21, chair, 2017–19, vice chair, 2014–16, committee associate, 2011–12; Committee on Education, 2002–10, chair, 2004–06, committee associate, 2000–01; ACS Chemistry Teacher Education Coalition National Advisory Board, 2011–14; Governance Review Team A, 2007; ACS Program Review Advisory Group 2005–06; Task Forces on Program Valuation and Metrics, 2013–14; ACS Joint Board President’s Task Force on Education, 2009–10; ACS President’s Task Force on Competitiveness, 2007–08.
by Joseph A. Heppert |
September 10, 2021