Professor Beverly Ulrich, dean of the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology from 1999-2009, was recently honored at a retirement reception held at the Michigan League.
Dr. Ulrich presided over a decade of growth and change for the unit, which transitioned from a division to a school during her tenure. In remarks made at the reception, current dean Dr. Ronald Zernicke highlighted this and other accomplishments:
After earning her PhD in motor development from Michigan State University, Dr. Ulrich conducted postdoctoral research at Indiana University’s Department of Psychology and subsequently was appointed assistant then associate professor of Kinesiology at IU where she remained through 1998.
During her years at the University of Michigan she was also:
Throughout her 14-½ years at U-M, Dr. Ulrich maintained her externally funded research lab and mentored numerous doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.
Though retired from active faculty status, Dr. Ulrich is currently serving as the liaison for the School of Kinesiology and the U-M Hospital System’s new Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) program.