Richard Schwenz has been a member of the chemistry faculty at the University of Northern Colorado for 27 years. He is now a professor of chemistry, and teaches general and physical chemistry and several education courses in his work with both chemistry majors and pre- and in-service teachers.
Over the years, Richard has been active in a variety of roles within both the Division of Chemical Education and in the Colorado section. His major roles have involved programming for two national meetings for the division, two terms in the rotation as chair of the Colorado section, and as program chair for the 1996 Rocky Mountain regional meeting. The second major activity has been working with the Examinations Institute as chair of the committees writing two sets of examinations in physica