Chemical Heritage Foundation Names Jennifer Landry Museum Director

March 29, 2012 - Philadelphia

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) recently promoted Jennifer Landry to director of the Museum at CHF. Since opening the museum in the fall of 2008, Landry has overseen museum operations and the exhibition program in addition to her role as associate director of special collections.

“Promoting hard-working and deserving people is one of the best parts of leadership,” said Thomas R. Tritton, president and CEO of CHF.  “Jenn has grown with CHF and this promotion simply acknowledges the critical role she has in our operations.”

In her new role she will manage all museum staff, exhibitions, programming, and operations; coordinate our overall collections policies and procedures; and maintain our commitment to research and scholarship.  Landry is a 1998 graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania and earned an MA in 2000 from Duquesne University. 

About the Chemical Heritage Foundation

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) fosters an understanding of chemistry’s impact on society. An independent nonprofit organization, we strive to
• Inspire a passion for chemistry;
• Highlight chemistry’s role in meeting current social challenges; and
• Preserve the story of chemistry and its technologies and industries across centuries.

CHF maintains major collections of instruments, fine art, photographs, papers, and books. We host conferences and lectures, support research, offer fellowships, and produce educational materials. Our museum and public programs explore subjects ranging from alchemy to nanotechnology.

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