Bob Weck

Associate Professor



Department Chair

Life Sciences, Health & PE



618-235-2700, ext. 5607


A.S., Belleville Area College B.S., Southern Illinois University M.S., Southern Illinois University


Full time College Biology Instructor since 1991

Professional Activities

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Illinois Speleological Survey Illinois State Academy of Science National Association of Biology Teachers National Speleological Society


SWIC representative to Illinois Articulation Initiative Biological Science Panel SWIC President’s Sustainability Leadership Team

Research Interests

Herpetological diversity of southwestern Illinois Cave biology

Community Service

SWIC Speakers Bureau Co-founder of Friends of Stemler Nature Preserves

Courses Taught

BIOL 100 – General Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Genetics BIOL 101 – Principles of Biology I BIOL 102 – Principles of Biology II BIOL 105 – Human Biology BIOL 151 – Fundamental Botany BIOL 157 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 158 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 204 – Vertebrate Biology BIOL 270 – Genetics BIOL 299 – Introduction to Cadaver Dissection