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academic administrator , physics professor

Lyle Dean Roelofs, American academic administrator, physics professor.

Background

Roelofs, Lyle Dean was born on December 19, 1953 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Harlan Ray and Cynthia Clara (Van Dyke) Roelofs.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors in Physics and Mathematics, Calvin College, 1975. Master of Science in Physics, University Maryland, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Maryland, 1980.

Career

Instructor Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1977. Research assistant, instructor University Maryland, College Park, 1977-1980. Research associate Brown University, Providence, 1980-1982.

Assistant professor physics Haverford College, Pennsylvania, 1982-1987, associate professor physics, 1987-1993, professor physics, 1993—2004, associate provost, 2001—2004. Provost and dean faculty, professor physics Colgate University, New York, since 2004, interim president, 2009—2010.

Connections

Married Lauren Beth Mulder, June 14, 1975. Children: Christopher Dean, Brian Alexander.

father:
Harlan Ray Roelofs

mother:
Cynthia Clara (Van Dyke) Roelofs

spouse:
Lauren Beth Mulder

child:
Christopher Dean Roelofs

child:
Brian Alexander Roelofs