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Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, most recently the dean of the College of Science at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), is the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Lehman College. Her appointment was approved by the CUNY Board of Trustees on June 4, and became effective August 1, 2012. She succeeds Dr. Mary A. Papazian, who became the president last February of Southern Connecticut State University.

As dean at UTEP, Dr. Morrobel-Sosa oversaw nine departments and programs, three centers and institutes and more than 160 faculty and staff. She managed a budget of over $11 million and externally funded research expenditures that topped $13 million. During her tenure, the College offered over 30 Bachelor of Science programs, 13 graduate programs and eight doctoral degrees. UTEP serves almost 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

During her career, Dr. Morrobel-Sosa has also published over 25 refereed papers and delivered more than 100 presentations here and abroad, continuing her research in physics, chemistry and biomaterials. In addition to her senior administrative position at Lehman, she will hold a full professorship in the College’s Chemistry Department.

Prior to her position at UTEP, Dr. Morrobel-Sosa was the dean from 2003-2006 of the Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology at Georgia Southern University, where she managed seven departments and units, three academic centers and over 180 faculty and staff, all with a budget of more than $13 million. From 2000 to 2003, she held various high-level administrative positions, including interim associate vice provost for academic programs at California Polytechnic State University.

Dr. Morrobel-Sosa received a B.Sc. in physics and chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico, a M.Sc. in chemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Southern California.

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