Mines Associate Provost named

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 29, 2008 – Colorado School of Mines announces the appointment of Wendy Harrison as associate provost.

Harrison, geology and geological engineering professor, joined the Mines faculty as assistant professor in 1988. Previously, she held a research position with Exxon Production Research Company and worked at the Johnson Space Center and the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

At Mines, Harrison has a broad set of accomplishments in research and her technical specialty, in undergraduate and graduate education and in leadership and university governance. She has been interim principal tutor and director of Mines’ McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs, president of the faculty senate and senator. She has served on numerous university, senate and departmental committees.

Harrison has a bachelor’s and doctorate degree in geology from the University of Manchester.

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu.


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