JENNIE C. HUNTER-CEVERA, Ph.D.
Acting Secretary of Higher Education, 2015
Acting Secretary of Higher Education, January 21, 2015 to December 16, 2015.
Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2015; Governor's Subcabinet for International Affairs, 2015; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2015; Governorís Warrior to Worker Council, 2015. Chair, Segmental Advisory Council, 2015. Member, Task Force to Study the Impact of Expanding Credit and Noncredit Courses for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2015; College Savings Plans of Maryland Board, 2015; Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs, 2015; Correctional Education Council, 2015; Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2015; Financial Education and Capability Commission, 2015; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2015; Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, 2015; Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center Governing Board, 2015; Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness, 2015; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2015; P-20 Leadership Council on Maryland, 2015; Southern Regional Education Board, 2015; Task Force to Study How to Improve Student Achievement in Middle School, 2015; Student Transfer Advisory Committee, 2015; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2015; Board of Directors, Maryland Workforce Corporation, 2015.
President, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 1999-2010. Chair, Maryland Technology Development Corporation, 2001-14.
Science Advisor, Office of Secretary, Department of the Environment, 2015-16.
Born in Monessen, Pennsylvania. West Virginia University, B.A. (biology), 1970, M.S. (microbiology), 1972; Rutgers University, Ph.D. (microbiology), 1978. Member, American Academy of Microbiology; American Chemical Society; Society of Industrial Microbiology. Co-author, Maintaining Cultures for Biotechnology and Industry (1996). Charles Porter Award, American Academy of Microbiology, 1996. Fellow, Society of Industrial Microbiology, 1997. Distinguished Alumni, West Virginia University, 2002. Dennis M. Fenton Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award, George H. Cook Community Alumni Association, Rutgers University, 2015.
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