Paul Jagodzinski to serve as chair of American Chemical Society's board of directors

Paul Jagodzinski, Ph.D., who in 1973 earned a bachelor's degree from what is now NYU Tandon, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS), a scientific membership organization with more than 152,000 members. Jagodzinski will begin this term on Jan. 1, 2021.

As chair of the Society’s 16-member chief governing body, Jagodzinski will preside over board and executive committee meetings, appoint chairs and members of board committees and task forces, oversee the performance of the chief executive officer, and support strategic planning and evaluation of progress toward those goals, among other duties.