University of Missouri
Climate Science Specialties: Science Education
Dr. George is President Emeritus of the University of Missouri, President Emeritus of St. Olaf College, and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, University of Missouri-Columbia. After receiving a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Princeton University, Dr. George joined the faculty of the University of Missouri as the Associate Dean of the Graduate School and later as the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim President. He has held additional appointments as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, President at St. Olaf College and Vice President for Institutional Relations at the University of Minnesota. He has chaired review boards for the National Science Foundation, the Missouri K-16 Coalition and has served as a member of the National Research Council. He has served as a panelist for NSF programs in STEM education, as chair and member of regional accreditation teams in higher education, and as a consultant to colleges and universities.