Dr. Linda L. Slakey, Vice Chair

Dr. Linda L. Slakey, Ph.D., Vice Chair

Linda Slakey, Ph.D., Vice Chair

Dr. Linda L. Slakey serves as senior advisor for the Association of American Universities (AAU) STEM Initiative and as senior fellow for Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)/Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Dr. Slakey taught in the Department of Biochemistry at UMass Amherst for 13 years prior to serving in an administrative capacity as a University dean for nearly two decades. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Siena Heights College and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Michigan.