Kurt Williamson, seen here with a virus-laden congratulatory cake, was granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in 2013The Biology Department is run by 30 faculty and instructors, supported by 10 part-time or full-time staff and researchers, and 23 graduate students and hundreds of undergraduate Biology Majors. In addition, the Department includes post-doctoral researchers and research assistants. Several emeritus faculty are still active in the field and are a valuable part of our community.