Singer Appointed New Director of NSF Division of Undergraduate Education

January 28, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Susan Singer, Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences, has been awarded an IPA (Intergovernmental Personnel Act) assignment starting in February 2013 as Director of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Undergraduate Education (DUE) Division. As director of DUE, Susan will support the division’s mission of promoting excellence in undergraduate STEM education. The division describes its current programs as constituting “a comprehensive approach to strengthening STEM education at two- and four-year colleges and universities by improving curricula, instruction, laboratories, infrastructure, assessment, diversity of students and faculty, and collaborations.” Singer’s responsibilities with DUE—a division of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources—will entail a grant-funded leave from her Carleton responsibilities for the term of her appointment at NSF.

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