Issue: 1027

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Online
October 25, 2018 – Special Issue

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Iowa State Names Robison as Next Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Daniel Robison from West Virginia University has been named the next endowed dean of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station. Robison, dean of the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, and director of the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station, will begin his tenure by March 31, 2019.

“Dr. Robison has the vision, leadership experience and land-grant spirit to further strengthen the college’s international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and extension,” said ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. “In partnership with our students, faculty, staff and the agricultural community, he will advance the college’s mission of creating a better, more sustainable future for Iowa and the world.”  

In making the announcement, Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert thanked interim dean Joe Colletti for his leadership of the college, and members of the search committee and campus community for their thoughtful consideration of candidates. More

An informal reception for Robison will be held this Friday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Harl Commons at Curtiss Hall. Come welcome Dan and his wife, Julie, to Iowa State and the CALS family.

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