James E Swartz

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  • Director of the 1995-1997 and 2005-2008 Noyce Science Center Renovation and Expansion Projects.
  • Dean of the College and Vice President of Academic Affairs, 1998-2008.
  • Chair of the Science Division, 1990-1994.
  • Legislative Aide in the Washington D.C. office of Representative Claudine Schneider of Rhode Island, Aug-Dec 1989.
  • Member, Board of the American Council of Academic Deans.
  • Councilor, Council on Undergraduate Research.
  • Member, Iowa Energy Center Advisory Council.
  • Consultant-Evaluator for the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education for the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Consultant to over twenty colleges and universities in the planning of science facilities and curriculum development.
  • Coordinator and presenter, several Project Kaleidoscope Facilities Workshops.
  • Co-author of a book on planning undergraduate science facilities.

Work with Project Kaleidoscope

  • RALCO Video: Right Click on the link, choose "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" to save the video file to your local computer; play the video from your saved file. 
  • Presentations: Project Kaleidoscope - Associated Colleges of the Midwest - Faculty Career Enhancement. (A Decade and a Half of Efforts in Science Education, Five Tales)
  • Facilities Planning
  • Presentation to Humanities and Social Studies Divisions of Grinnell College, December 2008. (Planning for Improved Academic Facilities)
Education / degrees

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cal Tech (Fred Anson) Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz B.S., Stanislaus State College, California

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