Melinda Heidenreich Accepts Role as Texas ChE Executive Assistant
Melinda Heidenreich has accepted our offer to become the next executive assistant of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering. Her first day in this role will be Monday, July 11th.
Current Texas ChE executive assistant, Karen Eikner, will retire in August after 21 years of dedication to the university.
Heidenreich has more than 13 years of managerial, administrative, supervisory, human resource and budgetary experience at UT Austin, as well as extensive knowledge of faculty-specific efforts in recruiting, promotion and tenure. She is presently a financial analyst for the Environmental Sciences Institute. Her track record at UT Austin also includes service in complementary positions in Biomedical Engineering, the Population Research Center, Rec Sports, University Health Services, and the McCombs School of Business.
Acknowledgements to Dyann Confer, Randy Rife, Lizzie Miller, Sonya Shafer, and many other ChE and Cockrell School faculty and staff for their help in carefully reviewing, interviewing, and providing input on an amazing pool of candidates for this critical position.Tags: executive assistant, Karen Eikner, McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, Melinda Heidenreich, Texas ChE, The University of Texas at Austin, UT Austin