Three Biology Department Chairs Reminisce and Celebrate

Posted on 8/28/2012 5:42:53 PM

The three most recent chairs of the Department of Biology met together recently, in honor of the 2012 Freshmen Convocation.

Carl Luciano, Bob Prezant,, and Barkley Butler

Bob Prezant (Biology Department chair 1993–1998), Barkley Butler (Biology Department chair 1998–2002), and Carl Luciano (Biology Department chair 2002–Present) met and reminisced on Sunday, August 26, on the occasion of Prezant coming back to town to attend the IUP Freshman Convocation. Prezant had received a special university invitation to attend the convocation, in recognition of his having previously been honored as a prestigious IUP University Professor.

In photo from left: Luciano, Prezant, and Butler. Prezant is currently dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. Butler is retired from IUP as a Biology professor emeritus.