Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Frank Novotny

Dr. Frank Novotny returned to the academic Affairs Office the summer 2007 semester after serving as Interim Provost for Academic Affairs since the fall 2005 semester.

He served as Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs from 2004 to 2005. Dr. Novotny started in administration as the head of the Chemistry Department in 1998. He joined Adams State University in 1993 as Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

Dr. Novotny received his Ph.D. from South Dakota State University in analytical chemistry, he received his B.S. from St. Norbert College, in chemistry and biology.

In 1998 Dr. Novotny received the "Excellence in Science Teaching Award at the College Level" from the Colorado Association of Science Teachers. He has written many successful grants and was instrumental in developing the Adams State University Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.