University of the Sciences' board of trustees named Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee the University's 22nd president in March 2012. Dr. Giles-Gee, who had served as president of Keene State College in Keene, N.H., since 2005, began her presidency at USciences on July 16, 2012.
Dr. Giles-Gee is the first female president in USciences' 191-year history. She brings more than 30 years of experience in higher education. A well-respected and nationally known scholar, educator, and administrator, she has a documented history of working with faculty, staff, administrators, and campus communities to implement strategies that propel institutions to higher levels.