Curriculum Vitae

DONNA PRICE HENRY, Ph.D.

Chancellor
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293
Office 276-328-0122
 

EDUCATION

September 1983
to August 1987
 
Ph.D. Physiology, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Degree Conferred May 1998)
Thesis: "Iodide Transport and Its Regulation in the Thyroid Gland"Thesis Advisor: Joseph R. Sherwin, PhD.
Graduate Research Fellowship (renewed annually)
September 1978
to June, 1982
 
B.A. Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Minor: Spanish
 
January-June 1980
 
Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Undergraduate Study Abroad Program
 
 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 

January 2013
to present
 
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Chancellor
August 1996
to January 2013
 
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, June 2005 – January 2013
Professor of Biology, June 2004 - January 2013
Director, Whitaker Center for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, March 2004 - June 2005
Associate Professor of Biology, August 1996 - June, 2004
Associate Dean, August 1998 – December 2001
Acting Dean, May 1999 - November 1999
Assistant Dean, August 1997 - 1998
 
August 1990
to July 1996
 
Saint Thomas University, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Miami, Florida
Department Chairperson: 1992 - 1996
Study Abroad Program Director:  1995 - 96
Promoted to Associate Professor of Biology, May 1996
Assistant Professor of Biology:  1990 - 1996
Study Abroad for the Earth, Assisi, Italy, Summers 1994 - 96
 
August 1987
to January 1988
 
University of North Carolina, Department of Biochemistry,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Postdoctoral Fellow: Studied the molecular biology of the thyrotropin receptor
 
September 1982
to August 1984
 
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Department of
Physiology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Research Technician: Investigated the autoregulation of thyroid iodide transport
 
 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

Chancellor, January 18, 2013 – present
Responsible for leading the College at Wise and its constituents in pursuing a collegial and effective system of governance as well as implementing strategies appropriate to the College's mission consistent with applicable laws, the policies of the Board of Visitors and the UVa-Wise Board, and securing the resources to achieve that vision. Set the tone for and responsible for supporting the institution's academic quality, promoting areas of distinction and excellence, leading strategic planning and direction, overseeing the financial administration and operations of the College at Wise consistent with state law and applicable policies, and otherwise carrying out the priorities or assignments set by the President of the University of Virginia. Serve on regional boards to support strong connections with the College.
 
Florida Gulf Coast University

College of Arts and Sciences, June 2005 - January, 2013
 
Led 9 departments and the Bower School of Music with 31 academic programs and 260 faculty. Managed ongoing growth of the College hiring over 130 faculty to support a doubling of CAS enrollment to over 6,500 students in a seven year period. Managed a $22 million operating budget. Developed an active Civic Engagement Community Advisory Board. Implemented Peter Seldin-led Academic Portfolio Workshop for CAS faculty professional development, which was expanded to a university-wide initiative. Led and managed $40 million capital construction of three new academic buildings in advanced sciences (USGBC LEED Platinum certified), music education and performance (USGBC LEED Gold certified), and botanical research and education. Worked with faculty and community members to foster community partnerships through service learning embedded in the curriculum. Supported development of an endowment of the Bower School of Music, and new music program curriculum and advisory board. Secured endowments for scholarships in undergraduate and graduate research in botany; and music performance. Partnered with local industry to develop paid internships in chemistry, environmental science and biological sciences.
 
Director, Whitaker Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education March 2004 – June 2005
 
Developed a formally recognized Center with a mission to foster best practices in STEM education through the use of innovative research tools, technologies, and pedagogical methods. The Center was established as a collaborative effort across the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education and the School of Engineering. Developed a speaker series, faculty development workshops, and teacher training initiatives. Secured a program endowment to support a Summer Research Opportunity for area middle school students.
 
Assistant/Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Fall 1997 - December 2001
 
Initiated development of a new undergraduate major in Biotechnology. Led faculty development of faculty evaluation and promotion criteria document. Served as supervisor for faculty in the math and sciences. Let the development of a plan for implementation of Divisions within Arts and Sciences as the College grew from 35 to 80 faculty. Developed and managed a 5-year, grant funded project to support science teacher professional development in 5 county area middle schools. Responsible for outreach to regional science community through service on the Board of Directors of the Imaginarium Hands-on Museum, co-chair of the Edison Regional Science and Engineering Fair and as secretary of the Board of the Florida Foundation for Future Scientists.
 
St.Thomas University

Department Chair, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, August 1992-July 1996
 
Supervised faculty in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and computer sciences. Developed schedule of classes for biology, chemistry, mathematics and computer science majors and to support general education curriculum. Managed the division budget including supervision of departmental secretary, laboratory management staff, and student workers.
 
Acting Chair, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, August 1994 – July 1995
 
Supervised faculty in history, criminal justice and psychology. Developed schedule of classes for history, criminal justice and psychology majors and to support general education curriculum. Managed the division budget including supervision of departmental secretary and student workers.
 
Director, Study Abroad for the Earth, Assisi, Italy, September 1995 – July 1996
 
Directed program which lead 30 St. Thomas University students on study abroad program to Assisi, Italy. Interdisciplinary program with faculty in religious studies, philosophy and science. Taught course in local ecology. Participated in the program as faculty member summers of 1994 and 1995.
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

January 1988
to July 1990
 
Pan American World Airways, Flight Academy, Miami, Florida
Curriculum Development/Instructor: Flight attendant training courses
Based in London, United Kingdom, January 1988 through January 1989.

HONORS

 Individual Faculty Service Excellence Award, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2004 - 2005
 
Professor of the Year, Elected by Undergraduate Student Body, St. Thomas University, 1994 - 1995
 
Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence & Campus Leadership Award Recipient, St. Thomas University, 1990 - 1991
 
Sigma Xi Research Society; 1986
 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA), Engagement Academy for University Leaders, June 1 - 5, 2009.
 
American Council on Education, Office of Women in Higher Education, 71st National Leadership Forum: Advancing Women’s Leadership, June 11 - 13, 2008.
 
Project Kaleidoscope, 2006 Planning Facilities for Undergraduate Science & Mathematics - Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 3 - 5, 2006
 
Harvard Institutes for Higher Education, Management and Leadership in Education, June 17 - 29, 2006.
 
Whitaker Foundation, Leadership Development in Biomedical Engineering, April 2004.
 

GRANT AND CONTRACT ACTIVITIES

Project LAUNCH, Project sPAEC and Project NEFEC (co-PI with Diane Schmidt) funded ($1,945,000) by the Florida Department of Education, Mathematics and Science Partnerships competitive grant opportunity June 2005 - August 2006.  Expansion of Project LAUNCH professional development for elementary and middle school teachers in mathematics and sciences to 300 teachers in southwest Florida, the Florida
panhandle and northeast Florida counties.

Summer Research Opportunity Program, Sponsored by the Gorovoy Family in Memory of Aunt "Pat" Toffelmeir. $12,000 contract to sponsor 50 Edison Regional Science Fair winners for a 2-week summer research opportunity at the Whitaker Center, Florida Gulf Coast University, June 2005. Field research is conducted in Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Program conducted in collaboration with T. Dubetz, A. Loh and M. Savarese.

Project LAUNCH (co-PI with Diane Schmidt) funded ($828,989) by the Florida Department of Education, Mathematics and Science Partnerships competitive grant opportunity June 2004 - August 2005. Supports professional development for elementary and middle school teachers in mathematics and sciences in eight Florida counties.

Summer Research Opportunity Program, Sponsored by the Edison Festival of Light in Memory of Aunt "Pat" Toffelmeir. $3,400 contract to sponsor 20 Edison Regional Science Fair winners for a 2-week (10 half days) June 2004 summer research opportunity at Florida Gulf Coast University.  Program conducted in collaboration with T. Dubetz and M. Savarese.

Received $1400 award from the Provost's Professional Development Fund for travel to the International Conference on Education sponsored by the University of Hawaii, I presented a paper entitled, Using Active Learning Strategies in Undergraduate Biology, in Honolulu, Hawaii January, 2004.

Summer Research Opportunity Program, Sponsored by the Edison Festival of Light in Memory of Aunt "Pat" Toffelmeir.  $3,000 contract to sponsor 15 Edison Regional Science Fair winners for a 6-week (12 half days) June 2003 summer research opportunity at Florida Gulf Coast University.  Program conducted in collaboration with J. Barreto and J. Kakareka.

Received $2000 award from the Provost's Professional Development Fund for travel to the
International Conference on Education sponsored by the University of Hawaii, I
presented a paper entitled, "Technology Integration Initiatives in Science Classrooms,"
in Honolulu, Hawaii January, 2003 with Sally Mayberry.

"Applied Biology/Biotechnology Workshop," Florida Gulf Coast University. Designed and implemented workshop to identify national trends in the biological sciences and explore design of new biotechnology program. $5,000 sponsorship provided by The Whitaker Foundation to support travel of external consultants. September 5-6, 2001.

American Association of Colleges and Universities, supported with funding from the National
Science Foundation.  "Ecological Kaleidoscope: Connecting Preservice Teachers with
Students through Teaching Science." Program Director, $22,750, Aug 1, 2001 - July
31, 2002.

Center for Excellence in Biological Sciences.  Proposal submitted to The Whitaker Foundation. Primary Author.  Cluster hire of five faculty in Biotechnology funded for $600,000 (including Foundation match).  Funded in January 2001.  Since funding I was responsible for chairing the search committee to hire the Director of the Biotechnology Program and I worked with the biotechnology faculty to develop the curriculum for the biotechnology program.

Technological Research Development Authority, Florida Department of Education, "2000 Virtual Science Mentor Project:  Connecting Scientists and Engineers to Middle School Science Teachers and their Students." Project Director,  $250,000, Jan 1, 2000 - Dec 31, 2000.

Technological Research Development Authority, Florida Department of Education, "1999 Virtual Science Mentor Project:  Connecting NASA Engineers, Middle School Science Teachers and their Students." Project Director, $250,000, Jan 1, 1999 - Dec 31, 1999.

Coalition for Science Literacy at the University of South Florida, supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, Non-Majors College Science Project "Science That Matters" Developed Interdisciplinary Science Module, "Hug Me Like There's No Tomorrow." Henry, D, and Baylen, D. $5,000.  April 1998.

Technological Research Development Authority, Florida Department of Education, "1998 Virtual Science Mentor Project: Connecting NASA Engineers, Middle School Science Teachers and their Students."  Project Director, $310,000, Jan 1, 1998 - Dec 31, 1998.

NSF Partner with Towson State University, Towson, MD.  Mini-grant with S. Mayberry Participate in environmental science program with Baltimore City Schools. $2,000. Fall 1997.

Coalition for Science Literacy at the University of South Florida supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, Non-Majors College Science Project "Science That Matters" Developed Interdisciplinary Science Module, "An Asteroid, Dinosaur or Both?" Henry, D, and Everham, E. and Hart, J. $10,000, March 1997.

Technological Research Development Authority, Florida Department of Education, "Virtual Science Mentor Project: Connecting NASA Engineers, Middle School Science Teachers and their Students". Project Director,  $250,000, Jan 1, 1997 - Dec 31, 1997.

The Whitaker Center for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.  Proposal submitted to The Whitaker Foundation.  Co-Author with J. Crocker and D. Pataniczek. Building planning and construction and Eminent Scholar funded for $10,500,000 (including community and State matches).  Fall, 1996.  Since funding I was responsible for Chairing the search committee to hire the Eminent Scholar and to Chair the
Committee to plan the architectural design of the building and finally to work with the construction management team to construct the building.

Florida Region VI Higher Education Consortium, Title II Eisenhower Grant, "Interactive Teaching: Environmental Science, Mathematics and Technology for Non-Science Majors". Grant Project Coordinator. $17,000. August 95 - July 1996.

Aerospace Environmental Camp, Dade County Magnet School Program.  Developed and directed the program for middle school students. Activities were based in science and held at the university.  $35,000.  Six weeks each during summers 1993 and 1994.

Faculty Participant in Title III:  Multimedia Curriculum Development Grant. Developed Multimedia presentations for Principles of Biology course.  September 1991 - August 1992.

PUBLICATIONS

Volety, A.K, Henry, D.P. and Toll, R.  "Florida Gulf Coast University's Norm and Nancy Vester Marine and Environmental Sciences Research Field Station." Gulf of Mexico Science, 2010 Vol. 28(1-2): pp. 214-219.

Henry, D.P. (2010) "Chapter 14: Implementing the teaching Portfolio at Florida Gulf Coast University." In P. Seldin, J.E. Miller, & C.A. Seldin, (Eds.). The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions, 4th edit", Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, pp. 102-108.

Mayberry, S. and Henry, D. "Creative Strategies for Teaching Science:  A Constructivist Approach." Florida Educational Leadership. Vol 3(2) p.  31-35.  Spring 2003.

Henry, D.P. and Mayberry, S.C.  "Bridging the Gap:  Teachers, Science and Technology." Journal of Elementary Science Education, Vol 11(1) p. 17-22. April, 1999.

Henry, D. and Lane, M.  "The Virtual Science Mentor Program".  Syllabus '98 National Conference Proceedings.  August 1998.
 
Henry, D.P.  "The Virtual Science Mentor Program," Selected Papers from the 35th Space Congress, October, 1997.

Price, D.J.
and Sherwin, J.R.  "Characterization of the regulation of iodide transport in thyroid plasma membrane vesicles." Federation Proceedings, Vol 46 p.648. 1987.

Sherwin, J.R. and Price, D.J.  "Autoregulation of thyroid iodide transport:  Evidence for mediation of protein synthesis in iodide-induced suppression of iodide transport." Endocrinology, Vol 119 p. 2553-2559. 1986.

Price, D.J. and Sherwin, J.R. "Autoregulation of iodide transport in the rabbit:  Absence of autoregulation in fetal tissue and comparison of maternal and fetal thyroid iodination products." Endocrinology, Vol 119 p. 2547-2552. 1986.

Price, D.J. and Sherwin, J.R. "Demonstration of an iodocompound in the thyroid plasma membrane associated with the autoregulation of iodide transport."  Federation Proceedings, Vol. 45 p.178. 1986.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

American Association of University Women, Fort Myers Chapter, Invited Guest Speaker on "Initiatives to support Women in STEM in Higher Education." January 21, 2012.

American Council on Education, Office of Women in Higher Education, South Carolina Regional Leadership Forum, Invited Panelist, "Personnel Issues," Charleston, SC, March 16, 2011.

American Council of Education, Office of Women in Higher Education, Florida Regional Leadership Forum, Invited Speaker, "Managing Construction Projects in Higher Education," St. Thomas University, Miami, FL October 12, 2009

Panhellenic Association, Inaugural Distinguished Women Symposium, Invited Keynote Speaker, "Pathways to Leadership", Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL November 18, 2009

18th International Conference on the Freshman Year Experience, "Classic Rockers meet the MTV Generation:  Senior Faculty in the Freshman Classroom." Southampton, England, July, 2005 with Maria Roca and Joe Wisdom.

Gulf South Summit on Service Learning, Civic Engagement and Positive Youth Development.  Delivered 90 minute workshop titled, "Enhancing Critical Thinking through Civic Engagement," New Orleans, Louisiana, March 24-26, 2004.

International Conference on Education sponsored by the University of Hawaii, Presentation, "Using Active Learning Strategies in Undergraduate Biology," Honolulu, Hawaii, January 3-6, 2004.

International Conference on Education sponsored by the University of Hawaii, Presentation, "Technology Integration Initiatives in Science Classrooms," Honolulu, Hawaii, January 6-9, 2003 with Sally Mayberry.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), National Convention, Presentation, "An Ecological Kaleidoscope," San Diego, CA, March 2002, with Sally Mayberry.

Florida Higher Education Consortium, 10th Statewide Conference. Quality Education: Blending content, Pedagogy, Motivation and Technology. Solo presentation: "Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER)" and Roundtable Discussion: "The Changing General Education Environment -
Improvements Needed and Underway" with M. Barnes (UNF), B. Cochrane (USF), A. Gambino (Manatee Community College), C. Backman (Florida Board of Education). November 1-3, 2001.

OCLC - Information Strategies for the Next Century, Presentation, "Virtual Science Mentor Program."  (March 2000, with S. Schonberg).

The 10th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Presentation, "Journeys in Technology:  Moving Forward," Jacksonville, FL (April 1999 with S. Mayberry).

Florida Educational Technology Conference, Presentation, "Using Desktop Videoconferencing Technology to Enhance Science Curriculum," Orlando, FL (March 1999 with S. Schonberg and C. Gore).

7th AAHE Conference on Faculty Roles & Rewards. Meeting Title, The Academic Calling: Changing Commitments and Complexities. Delivered a joint briefing titled, "Assessing Faculty Performance of Multiple Appointment Types: Key Issues in Institution Building." January 21-24, 1999. Co-presenters included, Roberta Walsh, Denise Heineman, Brenda Lazarus, Donna Henry and Lisa Moet.

Strategic Alliance for Distance Learning, Fourth Annual Distance Learning Conference, presentation, "No Lectures? An Experiment in Teaching Science." December, 1998 with D. Baylen.

The 9th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Presentation, "Implementing Innovative Technology at the New Florida Gulf Coast University," Jacksonville, FL, April 1998 with S. Mayberry.

The 9th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Workshop, "No Lectures?  Teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology," Jacksonville, FL (April 1998).

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), National Convention, Presentation, "Connections:  Teachers, Science and Technology," New Orleans, LA (April 1997).

The 8th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Discussion Leader, "Development of an Integrated, Modular Science Course for Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers," Jacksonville, FL, April 1997 with S. Mayberry.

Florida Academy of Sciences Meeting, Symposium on the Sunshine State Standards and Their
Impact on Introductory College Science Courses
, Presented a paper on, "Development of an Integrated, Modular Science Course", Punta Gorda, FL (March 1997).

The 7th National Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Presented paper entitled, "Bridging the Gap: Teachers, Science and Technology", Jacksonville, FL March 1996 with S. Mayberry.

National Science Teachers Association, Southern Area Convention, Presented paper entitled, "Building Bridges:  Teachers, Science and Technology," Atlanta, GA (November 1996).

 

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium, Board of Directors, January 2013-present
Powell River Project, Board of Directors, January 2013 - present
Wise County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, January 2013-present
Project Kaleidoscope, Affiliate Member, 1997-present
Southeast Regional Meeting Planning Committee Member Spring 2010 - Spring 2011
American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU), Campus Representative, 2005-present
American Association of University Women, Fort Myers Chapter Member, March 2012 - January, 2013
University liaison for educational initiatives, Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Board of Trustee Member, October 2012 - January 2013
American Association of University Women, Florida Chapter Member, April 2011-January 2013
Foundation for Future Florida Scientists, Board of Directors, August 2000-December 2012, Secretary of the Board March 2002-2010
Edison Regional Science and Inventors Fair, Board of Directors, Fall 1997-2012
Co-Director Edison Regional Science Fair, January 2001-2010
American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD), Member, 2006-2013
Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR), FGCU Campus Representative, 2005-2013
Host Director, State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, Hosted at the Florida Gulf
Coast University, Alico Arena in Fort Myers, FL April 11-13, 2007
Imaginarium Hands-On Museum and Aquarium, Board of Directors, Spring 1997-Spring 2005
Immediate Past President, ex officio member, September 2003-August 2004
President of the Board October 2001-September 2003
National Science Foundation Grant Reviewer.  Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education.  Panel Meeting to Discuss Proposals, January 18-19, 2002
National Science Foundation Grant Reviewer.  Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education. Panel Meeting to Discuss Proposals, July 10-11, 2001
Host Director, State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, Hosted at the Harborside
Convention Center in Fort Myers, FL April 16-20, 2001
 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Institutional Athletics Council, Chair, January 2013-present

Florida Gulf Coast University
Center for Environmental Sustainability Education, Advisory Board Member, August 2005 - January 2013, Chair Strategic Planning Committee, January 2011 - December 2012
Newman Catholic Student Organization, Faculty Advisor, March 2012 - January 2012
Enrollment, Retention Management Committee, Co-Chair, October 2008 - January 2012
Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Committee, Member, October 2008 - January 2012
Deans' Council, Fall 2003 - Fall 2012
Lutgert College of Business Dean Search Committee Chair, September 2010 - March 2011
NCAA Division I self study Subcommittee Chair for Governance and Commitment to Rules Compliance, January 2009 - October 2010
NCAA Division I self study Steering Committee Member, January 2009 - October 2010
Planning and Budget Council Committee, Dean Representative, October 2008 - August 2010
Music Building, Construction Committee Chair, Fall 2008 - September 2010. Achieved USGBC LEED Gold Certification
Science and Mathematics Building (AB7) Construction Committee Chair, Fall 2007 - December 2009. Achieved LEED Platinum Certification in August 2010
Kapnick Center for Environmental Education at the Naples Botanical Garden, Construction Committee Chair, Fall 2007 - December 2009
Provost Search Committee Chair, November 2007 - April 2008
President Search Committee Member and Recruitment Sub-committee Chair, January - August 2007
Long Range Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Committee Member, Fall 2003 - October 2008
Host Director, State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, Hosted on the Florida Gulf
Coast University Campus, Fort Myers, FL April 11-13, 2007
First Year Experience Reading Selection Team, Spring 2003 - May 2010
Retention Committee, Spring 2007 - October 2008
Campus Masterplan Committee, 2005 - 06
Vice President for Student Affairs Search Committee, 2005 - 06
Professional Studies Dean Search Committee, Spring 2006
Faculty Senate, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Representative Fall 2002 - Spring 2005.
Faculty Senate President Fall 2003 - Spring 2005
Faculty Senate Vice-President Fall 2002 - Spring 2003
Faculty Handbook Writing Team (with S. Bevins and M. Roca), Summer 2004
Student of the Year Award Selection Committee, Spring 2004
Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees, Fall 2003 - Spring 2005
Celebration of Excellence Planning Committee Member, April 2004 and 2005 events
CAS Dean Search Committee Chair, Fall 2004 - Spring 2005
University Lecture Series Committee, October 2004 - present
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Leadership Team for the Reaffirmation of Accreditation Process, August 2003 - present
SACS Governance Compliance Certification Team, August 2003 - November 2004 Provost Search Committee, Spring 2004
Learning Academy Faculty, Fall 2003 - 2005
2003 Inaugural Freshman Convocation Committee, Summer/Fall 2003
Whitaker Site Visit Team - Fall 2003
Conceptual Framework Committee for the College of Education's NCATE accreditation process, CAS science representative, December 2003 - present
Search Committee Chair, Biotechnology Program Director, Spring 2003
Provost's Budget Reduction Taskforce, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003
Collegium Curriculum Revision Taskforce, Facilitator, Fall 2001 - Spring 2003
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Fall 1997 - 2005, Secretary 1998 - 2000, President 2002 - 04
Whitaker Building Planning and Construction Committee, Chair, Spring 1998 - Spring 2002
North Naples Estuary Conservation Association, Board of Directors, Summer 1999 - Summer 2001
Interim Honors Program Director, Fall 2000
Chair, Whitaker Eminent Scholar Search Committee, Spring 1998
Chair, Director of Contracts and Grant Search Committee, Spring 1998
CAS Promotion and Evaluation Criteria Ephemeral Team, ex officio member 1997 - 98
Coordinator, "Southwest Florida Sense of Place Field Trips," August 1997 and August 1998
Faculty Governance Structure, Team Leader, Spring 1997
Faculty Orientation Co-leader with Peg Gray-Vickrey, Summer 1997
Search Committee Chair, Spring 1997
    Asst. Professor Biology - genetics
    Asst. Professor of Biology - anatomy and physiology
    Asst. Professor Chemistry - biochemistry
    Asst. Professor Physics
    3 Librarians: Business, Education and Arts and Sciences
    Senior Laboratory Teaching Specialist
    2 Laboratory Managers

Saint Thomas University Service
Pre-Med Club Advisor, 1991 - 1996
Undergraduate and Continuing Education Committee, 1995 - 96
Catholic Identity Implementation Committee, 1993 - 96
Technology Governance Council, Academic Sub-committee Chair 1994 - 96
Long Range Strategic Planning Committee, 1994 - 96
Distance Learning Faculty Liaison for the President, 1994 - 96
Institutional Effectiveness Committee, 1992 - 94
Academic Policy Council, 1991 - 94
Commencement Committee, 1990 - 93
SACS Educational Program Committee, 1991 - 92
 

UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE

Florida Gulf Coast University

BSC 1010C General Biology I with Laboratory
BSC 1011C General Biology II with Laboratory   
BSC 1085C  Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
BSC 1086C  Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
BSC 1020C Human Systems
PCB 3023C Cell Biology with Laboratory
IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement
IDS 3303 Issues in Science and Technology
IDS 3920 The University Colloquium:  A Sustainable Future
IDS 2110 Connections
Faculty member in the Learning Academy, a first time in college learning cohort. (2003-05)
Worked with faculty to develop curriculum for the Biotechnology degree program. (2002 - 03)
Led Degree Program Development for Biology and Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences (1996 - 97)
Worked with CAS faculty to develop College of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Core for Collegium (1996 - 97), required in all major programs of study in the College.

St. Thomas University
SCI 106 General Biology
BIO 108  Principles of Biology I
BIO 108L Principles of Biology I Laboratory
BIO 109  Principles of Biology II
BIO 109L Principles of Biology II Laboratory
SCI 222 Discovering the Everglades
BIO 230 Human Anatomy
BIO 230L Human Anatomy Laboratory
BIO  221 Comparative Anatomy
BIO 221L Comparative Anatomy Laboratory
BIO 345 Human Physiology
BIO 345L Human Physiology Laboratory
BIO 495 Bioregionalism and Sustainability co-taught as a philosophy and history course
I conceptualized and developed Discovering the Everglades.  Bioregionalism and Sustainability was developed as part of a cross-disciplinary team of faculty