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Summary of Chancellor Denton's Academic Career Achievements

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Summary of Chancellor Denton's Academic Career
Chancellor Denice D. Denton's Memorial Service
Thursday, June 29, 2006
University of California at Santa Cruz
Alice M. Agogino
Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Chair, UC Berkeley Division of the UC Academic Senate
I am honored to present a tribute to Chancellor Denton's academic accomplishments. I
have worked hard to summarize them in 15 minutes. Not an easy task given her resume
is 50 pages long. I thank all of her friends and colleagues who helped me write this
Chancellor Denice D. Denton exemplified the ideal academic, with strengths in all areas
of academic achievement: disciplinary research, innovative approaches to education and
a dedication to service. For the last twenty years, her contributions have had profound
impact in academe, industry and the public. She shaped the direction of our nation's
science and engineering enterprise through her research, teaching, technology
development, service, leadership, mentoring, public communication of science and
engineering, initiatives to promote diversity & inclusion and K-12 outreach.


Source: Agogino, Alice M. - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley


Collections: Engineering