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Provost Ansari Joins Academy of Science-St. Louis Board

January 30, 2015

SIUE’s Dr. Parviz Ansari, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, has joined the Academy of Science-St. Louis board of trustees. The Academy is an independent science organization supported entirely through community contributions. It is the driving force behind scientific progress and awareness in St. Louis for more than 150 years. Its purpose is advancing public understanding of science and promoting interest in the sciences to students and adults through accessible, year-round seminars and educational initiatives. Ansari joins an 18-member board that includes higher education representatives from other area institutions such as Washington University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster University. The St. Louis business community is represented by such fixtures as The Boeing Co., Sun Edison, Mallinckrodt and Monsanto. Ansari will attend the first board meeting of 2015 on April 16.

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