Trinity University Names Assistant Vice President for Special Projects

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The Office of University Communications
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Oct. 23, 2012

Trinity University Names Assistant Vice President for Special Projects

Chemistry professor to chair crisis management team, provide strategies for effectiveness

SAN ANTONIO - Trinity University has named Steven Bachrach, the D. R. Semmes Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, as assistant vice president for special projects in the office of Faculty and Student Affairs.

Bachrach will serve a three-year appointment by Trinity President Dennis A. Ahlburg to direct a variety of initiatives and projects that will contribute to the effectiveness of the University.

Michael Fischer, vice president for Faculty and Student Affairs, said Bachrach's current assignments are to chair the University's crisis management team, serve as the Title IX coordinator, and oversee a review of the Office of Career Services at Trinity, among other University offices and departments.

Bachrach, who arrived at Trinity in 1999, is an organic and computational chemist who has written Computational Organic Chemistry, is the founder of the Internet Journal of Chemistry, an electronic chemistry journal, and has been active in the Electronic Computational Chemistry Conference.

Trinity University is a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences institution noted for its exceptional faculty and commitment to the comprehensive preparation of its talented student body. It is a learning community that has charted its course with a steadfast commitment to excellence since it was founded in 1869.