Crews takes helm of UTM Honors Program
Posted: Friday, November 12, 2010 2:01 pm
“Dr. Crews is an engaging teacher and dedicated scholar who has been an outstanding associate director,” said Dr. Jerald Ogg, vice chancellor for academic affairs. “He has some innovative ideas, and I look forward to working with him and the Honors Council to strengthen what is already one of UT Martin’s signature programs.”
Crews joined UT Martin in 2000 and became Honors Programs associate director in 2005. He received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Vanderbilt University. He serves as associate curator of the Pink Palace Family of Museums in Memphis and is chairman of the science and technology committee for the upcoming Discovery Park of America museum in Union City. He has compiled an extensive list of scholarly activity, faculty teaching and development activities, has served on a number of university and departmental committees, and also has been involved in public service and consulting. He is a member of Tennessee Academy of Sciences, Tennessee Science Teachers Association, Sigma Xi UT Martin chapter, Tennessee Earth Science Teachers and the American Astronomical Society.
“I am very excited about this opportunity to take the helm of Honors Programs from the outstanding leadership of Dr. McDonough,” said Crews. “During my tenure as director, I wish to emphasize collaborative efforts between Honors Programs and the various departments and colleges of UT Martin. We can take this program to the next level by increasing the relevance of Honors Programs to each and every discipline on campus.”
For more information about Honors Programs, call 731-881-7436.