Dr. Don Althoff

Dr. Don Althoff has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Excellence in Scholarship Award. Don is an Associate Professor of Biology and has served as a full-time faculty member at Rio Grande since 2006. He received his doctorate in biology from Pennsylvania State University in 1983, an M.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1978, and a B.S. from the Ohio State University in 1976. Dr. Althoff has an impressive record of scholarly activity including 28 peer-reviewed publications, 27 conference presentations, over $2,000,000 in grant funding, and multiple on-going projects. Dr. Althoff has worked tirelessly to provide unique opportunities for undergraduate research at URG and to develop a robust and distinguished wildlife and fish program at the university. Such a record of scholarship and commitment is extremely worthy of recognition