Dr. Anne Donnelly is the Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research. She received her B.A. in Zoology at Ohio Wesleyan University, her MBA from Georgia State University, and her Ph.D. in Instruction and Curriculum (Science Education) from the University of Florida. She served as the Associate Director for Education and Outreach for the UF Particle Engineering Research Center from 1996-2009. During this time, she managed an interdisciplinary undergraduate research program that placed over 700 students in research labs, as well as an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Program that brought over 130 visiting students to UF for summer research projects. Donnelly is also the Director of the NSF South East Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, a program designed to support minority PhD students in science, engineering, and mathematics who aspire to academic positions. Current programs include the dual degree engineering program she developed with the University of the Virgin Islands and the Florida Georgia Louis B. Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics. Donnelly serves on the NSF Committee of Visitors as well as NSF Centers site visit teams.