Faculty Profile for Dr. Daniel A Brown

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Dr. Daniel A Brown
Dean, Univ Coll & Dir, PACE Ctr — University College
UAC 149
phone: (512) 245-3579

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Since joining University College as Dean in August 2011, Dr. Dann Brown has coordinated programs enhancing the success of new students, directed the university's Quality Enhancement Plan, and obtained ~$15 million in external funding in support of initiatives serving Hispanic and low-income students.

Teaching Interests

Plant sciences in agriculture; plant pathology

Research Interests

Individual and synergistic impacts of academic and social integration on student success; role of high-impact practices on student success, especially for under-represented / under-served populations

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Brown, D. A., Janik, J., Nava, M. E., Marsden, M. B., & Ramirez, A. (2016). Implementing, assessing, and reporting career focused QEP’s at distinct institutions.
  • Brown, D. A. (2003). A comparison of teaching goals and objectives identified by faculty and peer learning facilitators within a transition seminar for new college students. Washington, DC, United States: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education. Retrieved from POB 633
  • Brown, D. A., & Hunger, R. M. (1999). Regulation of in vitro Ptr-toxin production by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis isolates by environmental parameters and accumulation of toxin in culture over time. Journal of Phytopathology, 147, 25–29.
  • Brown, D. A., Windham, M. T., Anderson, R. L., & Trigiano, R. N. (1994). Influence of simulated acid rain on the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida L.) leaf surface. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 24, 1058–1062.
  • Brown, D. A., Windham, M. T., & Graham, E. T. (1992). Identification of anthracnose-resistant Cornus species. Proceedings of Southern Nurseryman’s Association Research Conference, 37, 200–201.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Institutional Advising Program, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). March 1, 2016 - October 8, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Advising Administrator, Texas Academic Advising Network. August 1, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Booster of the Year, Texas A&M University-Kingsville Javelina Club. August 1, 2009 - September 15, 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Alumni Award, Pittsburg State University. April 1, 2001 - October 15, 2001

Selected Grants

  • Brown, Daniel A (Principal), Nava, Michael Evan (Co-Principal), Bolch, Kambra Kae (Co-Principal). Project Maestros: Growing the Teacher Education Pipeline at Texas State University, U.S. Department of Education, Federal, $2445878. (Funded: October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2023). Grant.
  • Brown, Daniel A (Principal), Nava, Michael Evan (Co-Principal), Bolch, Kambra Kae (Co-Principal), Cortez, Laura J (Co-Principal). IMPACTing STEM Success at Texas State University, U.S. Department of Education HSI STEM and Articulation Program, Federal, $5810032. (Funded: October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2021). Grant.
  • Brown, Daniel A (Principal), Nava, Michael Evan (Co-Principal). Career and Financial Education (CAFE) at Texas State University and Del Mar College, U.S. Department of Education Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Program, Federal, $3296975. (Funded: October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2020). Grant.
  • Brown, Daniel A (Co-Principal), Nava, Michael Evan (Principal). Minority Males Initiative, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $100000. (Funded: October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2017). Grant.
  • Brown, Daniel A (Principal), Nava, Michael Evan (Co-Principal), Davis, Kimberlee (Co-Principal), Norton, Christine L. Mentoring and Academic Coaching (MAC): Foundations of Student Success at Texas State University, U.S. Department of Education Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Program, Federal, $2992998. (Funded: October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Co-Chair
Texas State University Financial Literacy Council
2016-Present
Member
Texas State University Retention Council
2013-Present
Member
Texas State University Enrollment Management Council
2012-Present
Member
Texas State University Athletics Advisory Council
2012-Present
Member
Texas State University Orientation Planning Committee
2011-Present