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Daniel F. Sullivan

President Emeritus

St. Lawrence University

Since 1996, Daniel F. Sullivan has served as professor of sociology and the 17th president of St. Lawrence University. From 1986-96 he was professor of sociology and president of Allegheny College. From 1971-86 he was assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, then associate professor, then vice-president for planning and development at Carleton College. He has been involved in Project Kaleidoscope leadership since 1989.

A 1965 mathematics graduate of St. Lawrence, Dr. Sullivan received the Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University where he was an Edward John Noble Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. His research and scholarship have been focused in science and mathematics education, the sociology of science and medicine, and the sociology of organizations.

A conversation on a "willingness to trust"
Two members of the PKAL National Steering Committee reflect on the Characteristics of the Ideal Leader inventory. President Daniel Sullivan and Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell have a conversation about the willingness to trust and to admit mistakes (two characteristics listed in the inventory).
Loon University
Loon University's standing for science and math education has recently decreased. The faculty from the science and math division, therefore, decide to campaign amongst the administration for funding to achieve the goal of creating an interdisciplinary, technology-rich, science for all learning environment.
Reengineering Science Education