College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

College MISSION AND PRINCIPLES

The Faculty of the University of Toledo’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics seek to build and disseminate foundational and applicable knowledge through excellence in teaching, research and discovery, and community engagement; foster the advancement of science, mathematics and technology locally, regionally, and globally; and serve as a transformative force within a diverse, interdisciplinary, and collaborative educational environment for improving our world through science and mathematics.
 
The Faculty of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will adhere to the following principles:
a.  Contribute to a broad based education for University of Toledo students, as the basis of good citizenship, and strong participatory democracy.
b.  Create and disseminate knowledge by engaging the professional regional and global communities.
c.  Fulfill its role in shared governance.
d.  Protect academic freedom. This is essential to search for truth and its free exposition for both research and teaching.
 
 

OFFICE OF THE DEAN

Dr. John Plenefisch  
Interim Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: 419-530-7840
Email: john.plenefisch@utoledo.edu
B.S. in Biology, University of Connecticut
Ph.D, in Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Brian P. Ashburner 
Associate Dean
Phone: 419-530-7840
Email: brian.ashburner@utoledo.edu 
B.A. in Biology, St. Anselm College
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Loyola University-Chicago/Stritch School of Medicine

Patricia Padilla
Executive Secretary and Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 419-530-7842
Email: patricia.padilla@utoledo.edu

Connie Butler
Secretary II and Assistant to the Associate Dean
Phone: 419-530-7845
Email: constance.butler@utoledo.edu