Dr. Charles Lytle (’53) has been elected president of the North Carolina Academy of Science. Charlie has previously served the academy in several positions, including seven years as Executive Director of the NC Student Academy of Science, an organization that promotes research experiences for middle and high school students.

He is a past president of the National Association of Academies of Science, the North Carolina State University chapter of Sigma Xi, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is a Professor of Zoology, Coordinator of Biology Outreach Programs, and Director of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Program at NC State in Raleigh where he has taught for the past 38 years.

Congrats Charlie!