Gossard Assumes AVC Duties
He briefly served as acting AVC during the summer of 2002, before Mark Rose was appointed permanent AVC for academic personnel. After three years, Rose has left to resume teaching in the Department of English.
Gossard, who joined the UCSB faculty in 1987, has
had other administrative experience as a member of the Academic
Senate Committees on Academic Personnel between 1997 and 2001. He
has also gained professional recognition in his research fields
with numerous awards, the most recent of which was the American
Association for the Advancement of Science’s Newcomb Cleveland Prize
(see 93106’s story of Feb.