ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
Academic Affairs office staff help in a variety of ways, from academic advising and ensuring a diverse faculty, staff, and student body; to oversight of academic programs and support for faculty members.
In addition to academic affairs, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College has oversight for the Center for Career & Professional Development, the Center for Global Citizenship, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Diversity Affairs, Grace Doherty Library, Information Technology Services (including telecommunications), and the Registrar.
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS STAFF LISTING
Katherine Andrews joined Centre’s Academic Affairs team in 2018, after serving in a progression of roles from Research Scientist to VP Strategic Integration in the biotechnology and government sectors. Earning her B.A. in Biology at Lake Forest College and Ph.D. in Biochemistry at University of Illinois, she did post-doctoral work in neurobiology and taught genetics and molecular biology at Washington University in St. Louis before moving to the private sector. Her technical experience includes computational chemistry, microbial biochemistry, genomics, and systems biology, with applications to drug discovery, diagnostics, bio-based materials from algae, and cleaner energy.
Before coming to Centre, Andrews wrote and co-developed proposals totaling more than $175 million in federal funding and co-founded the DOE Joint Bioenergy Institute in Emeryville, California. She now works with Centre faculty and staff to identify funding sources and write competitive proposals for individual and collaborative faculty research programs, undergraduate research, and other scholarly activities.
Email: Katherine.email@example.com, phone (859) 238-5212