Robert Boswell was named vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and community engagement at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been serving in the post on an interim basis since July 2010. Dr. Boswell is a professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the university. He has been on the university’s faculty since 1986.
Professor Boswell is a graduate of Marietta College in Ohio where he majored in biopsychology. He holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Colorado. He did postdoctoral research at the University of Indiana.