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Dr. Lloyd Richardson selected as finalist for
associate vice chancellor, Research and Technology Transfer
Sept. 12, 2008 --
Dr. Lloyd I.
Richardson, Curator’s Teaching Professor (Education and Mathematics) and
head of the Education Leadership and Policy Study at the
University of Missouri-St. Louis, is a finalist for the position of
associate vice chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer at
Arkansas State University. Richardson is scheduled to be on campus
Thursday, Sept. 18.
Richardson is a distinguished teaching professor at Missouri-St. Louis
who has conducted widespread international research. As an International
Studies Fellow, he spent three summers in London, England, and
Edinburgh, Scotland, and directed the international studies program in
those two locations.
Administratively, he is currently the director of the Office of Research
and External Funding (OREF) and monitors grant funding totaling over $8
million at Missouri-St. Louis. Richardson has also directed the Center
for Excellence in Metropolitan Education (CEME) and served as the
co-director of Center for Human Origins and Cultural Diversity for three
years at UMSL.
Richardson’s other appointments include the department chair of
mathematics at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts from
1982-84, the director of the Mathematics Enhancement Program and
Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities (1989-94), the director of
Evaluation and Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities (1990-95),
and as a technical assistant for Databases, consultant to National
He also has served as a principal or co-principal investigator for
numerous grants and publications. Richardson built a computer science
program and authored various articles.
Richardson earned his bachelor of science degree in mathematics and
secondary education and a master of science in mathematics degree from
Northwestern (La.) State University. He continued advanced math study
at the University of Nebraska before receiving his Ph.D. in mathematics
from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.