There are 15 schools and colleges within the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, but one of them stands out for its sheer size. The College of Letters & Science has more than 95 academic programs in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. It is the campus leader in research funding and expenditures, helping to drive UWM’s status as a top-tier research institution. In fact, half of the 27,000 students at UWM are enrolled in the College of Letters and Science.
On this edition of UWM Today, we meet the new leader of the College. Scott Gronert. Scott took over as dean a few months ago, coming from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a native Californian whose research and academic work has been in the field of chemistry.