Elections

Mizzou’s Linda Blockus Elected to CUR Executive Board

Linda Blockus—director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Missouri–Columbia—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Representing CUR’s Undergraduate Research Programs Division (URP), Blockus will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.

New Officers, Board Members, Councilors Elected at the Council on Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research announces the results of its recent election: President-Elect: Ruth J. Palmer Treasurer: Karen G. Havholm Council Representatives to the Executive Board: Linda Blockus (U Missouri Columbia), Sarah K. Johnson (Moravian College), Nicole Snyder (Davidson College) General Representative to the Executive Board: Jennifer Thorington Springer (IUPUI)

Geologist Karen G. Havholm Re-elected as Treasurer of the Council on Undergraduate Research

Karen G. Havholm—former assistant vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs, and former director of the Center of Excellence for Faculty and Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire—has been elected to a second term as treasurer of the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Educational Psychologist Ruth J. Palmer Elected as President-Elect of the Council on Undergraduate Research

Ruth J. Palmer, associate professor emerita in the School of Education at The College of New Jersey, has been elected as president-elect of the Council on Undergraduate Research. She will take office as president-elect in summer 2021 and become president of the organization in summer 2022.

IUPUI’s Jennifer Thorington Springer Elected to CUR Executive Board

Jennifer Thorington Springer—associate dean of student affairs, founding director of the RISE Program, professor of English, adjunct professor in the Women Studies and Africana Studies Programs, and an affiliate faculty member in the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research. Thorington Springer will serve as a general representative to the board.

Davidson College’s Nicole Snyder Elected to CUR Executive Board

Nicole Snyder—professor of chemistry and assistant dean for research and creative works at Davidson College (NC)—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Representing CUR’s Chemistry Division, Snyder will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.​

Moravian’s Sarah K. Johnson Elected to CUR Executive Board

Sarah K. Johnson—associate professor in the Department of Psychology/Neuroscience at Moravian College in Pennsylvania—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Representing CUR’s Psychology Division, Johnson will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.

Be a Volunteer Leader in CUR – Fall 2020 Nominations

CUR is able to fulfill its mission because of our volunteers! Are you passionate about undergraduate research? Would you like to get more involved? The deadline for nominations is November 15.

New CUR Executive Board Members Elected

CUR announced the results of its recent Executive Board election. John Barthell, Donna Charlevoix, Niharika Nath, Karen K. Resendes, and Binod Tiwari will take their board seats in summer 2020.

Review 2020 Nominees for CUR Executive Board

Nominees for CUR Executive Board - Ballots will be sent by email to members of the General Council