Biology Faculty, Staff & Postdocs
(Left to right: Dr. Higgins, teaching; Cindy Budde, support staff; Dr. Benedict, research mentor; Dr. Reinsvold, advising).
School Evaluation Committee
Chair: McGlaughlin Assistant Chairs: Franklin, Leatherman
Duties include coordinating the faculty evaluation process and nominating faculty for awards.
MS and PhD committee
Chair: McGlaughlin Members: Leatherman, Mackessy, DeChenne
Duties include MS and PhD curriculum, recruitment, applications, fellowships/scholarships, and other duties associated with the MS and PhD programs.
Chair: Fisher Members: DeKrey, Gardiner, Thomas
Duties include MBS curriculum, recruitment, applications, fellowships/scholarships, and other duties associated with the MBS program.
Chair: Benedict Members: Franklin, Gomez, Haughian, Hawkinson
Duties include undergraduate curriculum, recruitment, scholarships, preview days, Biology club advising (Amoeba and Tri Beta) and other duties associated with our undergraduate programs and students.
Undergraduate advising committee
Chair: Gardiner Members: Skufca, Reinsvold
Duties include updating advising documents, group advising, and other duties associated with undergraduate advising.
Chair: Higgins Members: Budde, graduate student representative
Duties include planning and implementing social activities, gifts, etc for the school and nominating staff for awards, etc.
Chair: Adams Members: Burns, Frietze, Skufca
Duties include program review and working with TracDat and other procedures to improve theassessment of our undergraduate and graduate programs.
Duties include improving and updating the School website, catalog, public relations, and other forms of advertisement.
- Alpine Gardens - Reinsvold
- Biology minor advising - Leatherman
- Greenhouse - Franklin
- Herbarium - McGlaughlin
- Library representative - Hawkinson
- Museum - Benedict
- Non-thesis Master's advisor - Gardiner, Reinsvold
- Pre-health advisor - Fisher, Skufca
- Student athlete advisor - Burns
- Student teacher coordination, evaluation of applications for licensure, PTEP etc. - Reinsvold
- Summer advising - Skufca
- Undergraduate transfer evaluation - Skufca
- Graduate student representative - Graham
- NHS Curriculum Committee - Leatherman
- NHS Policy and Procedures Committee—Thomas
- NHS Awards Committee—DeKrey
- Undergraduate Council, NHS Representative — Fisher (2011-2014)
- Research Advisory Council — Mackessy, Keenan
- IACUC — DeKrey, Mackessy, Thomas
- Faculty Senate — Franklin (2012-2015), Gardiner (2012-2015)