Camille McKayle Named Interim Dean of Science and Mathematics

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Aug. 12, 2008 – Camille McKayle, Ph.D., has been named Interim Dean of Science and Mathematics at the University of the Virgin Islands. McKayle returns to UVI from two years of service at the National Science Foundation (NSF), where she served as program officer for NSF's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program. Prior to her service at NSF, she was an assistant professor of mathematics at Lafayette College, Lehigh University and the UVI, before being promoted to a tenure position as associate professor of mathematics at UVI.
McKayle earned her Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and her Master of Science and doctoral degrees in mathematics from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. In 1999, she was instrumental in securing a $3.5 million NSF grant that enabled UVI to increase the number of students who select majors in science, mathematics and technology. She also served as the first program coordinator for UVI's NSF-EPSCoR grant.

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