Rick Gillman completed his undergraduate work at Ball State University and earned his Doctorate of Arts at Idaho State University in 1986. He has worked at Valparaiso University since then, rising to the rank of Professor. In August, he was appointed Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs. Along the way he served as Assistant Dean for Sponsored Research and Faculty Development, was the founding director of VU’s Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship, and was chair of his department. Rick has edited to two volumes published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), A Friendly Competition and Current Practices in Quantitative Literacy, currently serves as chair of the MAA’s Problem Series Editorial Board, and is Chair of the MAA Committee on Sections. Rick recently co-authored Models of Conflict and Cooperation, published by the American Mathematical Society.

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