At the beginning of January 2015, Dr. William Heidcamp joined the management team at AUPP as the University’s new Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. Dr. Heidcamp previously served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Prior to serving as Dean at AUS, he Dr. Heidcamp spent 35 years in the Department of Biology at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, USA, and headed of that department for over 20 years. After leaving AUS, Dr. Heidcamp returned to Gustavus Adolphus College as Professor Emeritus of Biology. He has been active in the Minnesota Academy of Sciences, and also contributed to the work of Habitat for Humanity.
William Heidcamp has strong roots in the liberal arts, with considerable experience in international and general education. He states, ‘my goal is the pursuit of excellence based in liberal arts, with a sound, practical orientation, pushing the boundaries of our knowledge where possible, and grounding that education with state-of-the-art training in a chosen field.’
AUPP warmly welcomes Dr. Heidcamp.