New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Mike Lum, Senior Reporting Analyst, Division of Institutional Advancement
Meet familiar face Robin Selinger, Professor, Department of Chemical Physics
Mike LumSenior Reporting Analyst
Division of Institutional Advancement
Job Description:I serve as chief report writer for the Division of Institutional Advancement. My job is to develop, maintain and distribute financial, campaign, alumni reports, as well as mailing lists and other requested data for the entire university community. I also provide support to the director of Advancement Services in fulfilling the technical needs of the department, including application support.
Worked at KSU since:October 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Commercial Timesharing Incorporated Walsh University
Likes Most About Kent State University:It is easy to see that so many of the staff here genuinely love what they do. The staff members at Kent State are upbeat, friendly, helpful and really care about their roles in the university.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:I was looking for a job that would have a greater impact on other people's lives. I feel that working for Kent State allows me to impact the lives of students, who as they graduate will branch out to influence many different areas all over the world.
Resides in:North Canton, Ohio
Hometown:North Canton, Ohio
Education:Bachelor of Science,computer science, Walsh University
Hobbies:Church, coaching soccer, chess, watching movies
Department of Chemical Physics
Job Description:Faculty member
Worked at KSU since:July 2005
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Likes Most About Kent State University:Kent State offers a great research environment. It's large enough to provide the resources of a major research university, but small enough to offer a strong sense of community.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:The Liquid Crystal Institute is a world-renown center of excellence in soft matter physics and chemistry, plus there are so many wonderful colleagues in other Kent State departments and nearby industrial labs. I especially enjoy working with the graduate students in the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, an extraordinarily talented group.
Resides in:Hudson, Ohio
Education:Ph.D., physics, Harvard University
A.M., physics, Harvard University
A.B. cum laude, physics, Harvard-Radcliffe College