Exploratorium News: Dennis Bartels Named Director

The current president of TERC is named Director of the Exploratorium effective this spring. Sherry says Bartels will be the first Director without a “hard sciences” background.

Culminating an international search, the Board of Directors of the Exploratorium has selected Dr. Dennis M. Bartels, a nationally known science education and policy expert, to be the new director of San Francisco’s acclaimed museum of science, art and human perception – an informal science education institution. Dr. Bartels will be joining the museum on May 1, 2006. Virginia Carollo Rubin has served as Acting Director since September 2005.

posted February 24, 2006 by eric

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