Titus Awokuse Second Finalist for Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean at Iowa State University

September 14th, 2018

AMES, Iowa — Titus Awokuse from Michigan State University is the second finalist for 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. He will visit campus Sept. 16-18.

Awokuse, professor and chair of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, will meet with students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders during his visit. He also will hold an open forum from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 17, in the Cardinal Room of the Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames.

Awokuse earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Berea College; a master’s degree in economics from Murray State University; and a doctorate in agricultural and applied economics from Texas A&M University. He joined Michigan State in 2015 after serving as associate chair and chair of the Department of Applied Economics and Statistics at the University of Delaware.


Brian Meyer, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service, 515-294-0706, bmeyer@iastate.edu