Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D’Anieri has appointed Kathryn Uhrich as Dean of UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. She is currently Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She will start Jan. 1.
“Kathryn Uhrich has excelled as an academic administrator, interdisciplinary researcher and inspiring educator. Her multidisciplinary research has spurred new technologies as well as creative collaborations with agricultural and plant researchers,” said Provost D’Anieri. “We are very much looking forward to her arrival at UCR.”
D’Anieri expressed his appreciation for the dedication of interim dean Cynthia Larive, professor of chemistry and for the effort of the search committee, led by Michael Pazzani, UCR’s vice chancellor for research.