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3Dr.LawrenceMarkowitzstandingattheentranceofhistoricHollybushMansioncontinuedfrompage1ThissemestertheCollegewelcomedfivenewtenure-trackfacultysixpart-timefacultyandmanyvaluableadjunctseachbringingawealthofexperienceandexpertisetoaddtoouralreadyhighcaliberfaculty.InadditionIveappointedMichelleEnnis-SorethAssociateProfessorofPsychologyastheDeansFellowforProgramEvaluation.Hermissionistodevelopaneffectiveframeworkforprogramevaluationthatistiedtobothdepartmentalandcollege-levelstrategicplanning.IamalsoproudtoreportthatincollaborationwiththeUniversityAdvancementofficeourCollegewelcomesKa-MsiyaraCorbettasDevelopmentDirector.CorbettwillworkwiththeadvancementteamandmyselftosolicitgiftsanddonationsforourCollegemakingherroleavaluableadditiontoourteam.ThethirdsuccessfulseasonoftheDeansDistinguishedSpeakerSeriesopenedwithguestlecturersRaymondBlumofGoogleandSusanJohnsonBennettcurrentpresidentoftheAmericanPsychologicalAssociation.AnewprogramunveiledthisyearwastheCSMPartnersinIndustrySerieswhichintroducesopportunitiesforourstudentstoconnecttoindustrypartnersinrelevantfields.ThisyearCSMcontinuedtoadvanceitslocalandglobalinitiativesbycreatingacollege-basedInternationalizationEducationTeamthatwillcollaboratewiththeDeansOfficeacademicdepartmentsandRowansInternationalCenter.ToadvanceourinternationalizationeffortsItraveledtoIndiaearlierthisyeartovisitanumberofuniversitiesandpotentialindustrypartners.ThistripresultedinthesigningofseveralMessagefromtheDeaninitialagreementsandtheplanningofconcretecollaborations.Asafollow-uptotheinitialvisitinSpring2012wehavehostedanumberofseniorIndianadministrators.Closertohomeourinterdisciplinaryandinternationally-focusedHollybushInstitutejustannouncedLawrenceMarkowitzAssistantProfessorofPoliticalScienceasitsdirector.Hehasbeenchargedtopromotescholarlyresearcheducationandcommunityoutreachontheintersectionsofsciencetechnologysocialsciencesandhumanitiesfrombothnationalandinternationalperspectives.RowanUniversitysOfficeofSponsoredPrograms2011-2012AnnualReportprovideduswithfurtherevidenceofhowtalentedanddrivenourfacultymembersare.AccordingtothisreporttheCollegeofLiberalArtsandSciencesreceivedthelargestamountofnewgrantsamongallcollegesoftheUniversity.Thisrecordamounttotaledover3.7millionThelargestportionofthisfundingwasreceivedbythescienceandmathematicsdepartmentsandthegreaterpieceofthatwasforlab-basedresearch.IamextremelyproudofthehardworkofeveryoneinourCollegewhomadethisaccomplishmentpossible.TheseaccomplishmentsproveournewCollegesabilitytobeforwardthinkingandinnovative.Imaginewhatthenewyearwillbringaswecollectivelytakeonnewchallengesandaimtobetheexemplaryleadersofprogressiveandaffordableeducationthatourcommunitynotonlydemandsbutalsodeserves.ParvizAnsariPh.D.DeanCollegeofScienceandMathematicsTheDeansofficehasbeenworkingwithagroupofinterestedfacultytodevelopfurthertheHollybushInstitutewhichwasinauguratedlastyear.TheCollegeispleasedtoannouncetheappointmentofDr.LawrenceMarkowitzAssistantProfessorfromPoliticalSciencetoserveasthedirectorofthisimportantinitiative.MarkowitzhasbeeninvolvedwiththedevelopmentoftheInstitutefromitsbeginningsandhasmanyexcitingideasandplans.ThemissionoftheHollybushInstituteistopromotescholarlyresearcheducationandcommunityoutreachontheintersectionsofsciencetechnologysocialsciencesandhumanities.TheInstituteworkstoexpandinterdisciplinaryconnectionsatRowangetinvolvedinthedevelopmentofinnovativecurriculumaswellasfosteroutreachoffcampustoadvanceunderstandingabouttheroleofscienceandtechnologyinsocietyandpoliticsinthepastandpresent.9HollybushInstituteAnnouncesNewDirector