Dennis Brown | June 16, 2015
An accomplished scientist with extensive experience in the academic, government and private sectors, Mary E. Galvin has been appointed the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the University’s president.
Galvin, who has served as director for the Division of Materials Research in the National Science Foundation (NSF) since 2013, will assume her new responsibilities Aug. 17. She also will be appointed professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She succeeds Gregory Crawford, who will expand Notre Dame initiatives in California as vice president and associate provost, effective July 1.
“After a nationwide search, Mary Galvin rose to the top from among many outstanding candidates as the person to lead our College of Science into the future,” Father Jenkins said. “She brings leadership experience in various realms, an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to Notre Dame’s mission, all of which make her an ideal leader for the college and the University.
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