Robert Boswell
Vice Chancellor, CU Boulder: ODECE

Professor Robert Boswell was named vice chancellor for diversity, equity and community engagement in 2012. Bob has had a long and distinguished career at CU Boulder as a faculty member and researcher in of the molecular, cellular and developmental biology department at the University of Colorado Boulder. He became an assistant professor in MCDB in 1986 and tenured in 1993. In addition, he was a teaching and graduate research assistant while completing his doctorate at CU Boulder from 1975 to 1981. He became the principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) in 2003. The IMSD program encourages educational institutions with fully developed research programs to initiate or expand innovative programs to improve the academic and research capabilities of underrepresented students.