Bethany Melroe Lehrman
Associate Professor of Chemistry | Dean of the Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences
Year Started: 2011
Education History: South Dakota State University (BS degree, MS degree, and Ph.D)
Professional History: Dr. Bethany Melroe Lehrman is an associate professor of chemistry; dean of the Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences; and CHAOS club’s faculty adviser at DWU. In fall 2015, she received a HOPES grant, which has allowed DWU students the opportunity to work with and teach science to fifth-graders from L.B. Williams Elementary in Mitchell. She is also a member of many professional affiliations: American Chemical Society (ACS), ACS Division of Chemical Education, Phi Lambda Upsilon (National Honorary Chemical Society) and Gamma Sigma Delta (Honor Society of Agriculture).
Awards: 2021 Clarke Award for Teaching Excellence, the Exemplary Teacher Award in 2017 and the Faculty Professional Excellence Award in 2015 from DWU