Issue: College News

C O L L E G E N E W S 2/18/99

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- Dean of agriculture search to begin in March

- Interim administrators for Iowa Pork Industry Center named

- Join the College of Agriculture in cheering women hoopsters

 

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DEAN OF AGRICULTURE SEARCH

BEGINS IN MARCH

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A newly appointed committee will begin the search for Iowa State's next

dean of the College of Agriculture in early March. Interim provost Richard

Seagrave has named 19 members to the search committee.

 

Led by professor of veterinary pathology Harley Moon, the committee will

seek a successor to Dean David Topel, who has announced he will step down

as dean later this year. Topel will remain on the faculty in the animal

science department.

 

The search committee includes two deans, 12 other faculty, an area director

of extension, two students and two Iowa business people. They are:

 

- Harley Moon, professor, veterinary pathology

- Charlotte Bronson, associate professor, plant pathology

- Paul Brown, area extension director, Waterloo

- Joe Colletti, associate professor, forestry

- Michael Duffy, professor, economics

- Walter Fehr, distinguished professor, agronomy

- Connie Greig, Greig and Co., Estherville

- Erik Heggen, senior, agricultural business

- Dean Isaacson, chair, statistics

- Susan Lamont, professor, animal science

- Don Latham, Latham Seed Co., Alexander

- Donald Lewis, professor, entomology

- Carol Meeks, dean, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

- James Melsa, dean, College of Engineering

- Deland Myers, associate professor, food science and human nutrition

- Marit Nilsen-Hamilton, chair, biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology

- Gail Nonnecke, professor, horticulture

- Carol Pilcher, graduate student, agricultural education and studies

- Thomas Richard, assistant professor, agriculture and biosystems engineering

 

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INTERIM ADMINISTRATORS FOR

IOWA PORK INDUSTRY CENTER NAMED

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James McKean, professor of veterinary medicine, has been named interim

director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center. McKean has been associate

director. An interim associate director, James Kliebenstein, also has been

named. Kliebenstein is a professor of economics.

 

Lauren Christian, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture, was

the center's director until his death last November.

 

Dennis Marple, head of the animal science department, chairs the committee

that will conduct a national search for a new center director. The

committee includes ISU faculty members and representatives from Iowa's pork

production sector.

 

The center, established in 1994, is responsible for educational,

problem-solving and demonstration programs for pork producers and

consumers. The colleges of agriculture and veterinary medicine cooperate in

programming.

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JOIN THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

IN CHEERING WOMEN HOOPSTERS

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The College of Agriculture is sponsoring the final ISU women's basketball

game against the Missouri Tigers, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23. The college has

purchased a block of tickets, and is encouraging agriculture students,

faculty and staff to attend and cheer on the nationally ranked women's team.

The free tickets to the game can be reserved in one of two ways. E-mail

your request to agalumni@iastate.edu, or sign up in 20 Curtiss Hall. The

deadline for reserving your free tickets is 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 19. All

tickets will be distributed in Room 220 Scheman from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

 

A spirit rally with students will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Room 220, Scheman

Building. The 28 student organizations of the Agriculture Council have been

invited to present banners, skits, songs or cheers to be judged at the

rally.

 

Remember: deadline for reserving tickets is 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 19.

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AG ONLINE

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