January 31, 1997

Local resident named interim associate VP at Wayne State

Chemistry Professor Richard Lintvedt has been appointed interim associate vice president for research and associate dean of the Graduate School.

Lintvedt joined WSU as an assistant professor in 1966, was appointed professor in 1976 and was named department chairman in 1983. He also was interim director of the Center for Molecular Biology in 1986-87. He has served on numerous university committees.

Lintvedt holds a bachelor's degree in 1959 from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., and a doctoral degree (1966) in inorganic chemistry from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

He has received three WSU Faculty Research Awards and has held fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A member of several professional groups and author of more than 50 journal articles, he also has served on many university committees.

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