Dr. Hilda Colon Plumey

From 1970 through 2009 she was a member of the faculty in the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico – Humacao. She also served as Chancellor of UPR – Humacao from 2002 through 2009. In 2010 she joined the staff of the Ana G. Mendez University System in Puerto Rico, serving as Special Assistant to the System President (2010-2012) and later as Associate Vice President of the system (2012-2017). From 2013 through 2017 she also served as Co-Principal Investigator and Education and Public Outreach Deputy Director of Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory. In addition, Dr. Colon has served as an evaluation team member and team chair on behalf of MSCHE 5. Dr. Colon served as liaison to a variety of institutions throughout the Middle States region, until July 31, 2020 when she retired.