Frances Lydia Smith

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-8782
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Frances is a long-time UM Hurricane. As the manager for the Department of Biology for 16 years, she worked with many prestigious faculty, four department chairs, coordinated budgets that included almost every type of account used by UM and special projects such as working with the British Embassy to honor one of the co-discoverers of the DNA structure. She transferred to the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program in August 2015 and has become a dedicated MALS and MAIA representative. She has other connections with the "U" as well, graduating with her BBA in Management and Organizations in 2005, then completing her MALS degree in 2012.