On April 23, I had the pleasure of hosting our spring Deans’ Forum. The forum is an opportunity for the associate deans and me to give updates on the progress the college is making in academics, research, and Extension and to share issues for discussion. Jerzy Nowak, our CALS coordinator of international programs, also provided a brief update. Items included an update on growth of personnel in the college — including faculty, staff, and students — as well as updates on funding, degrees and curriculum issues, research grant and activities, graduate programs, and VCE updates. There was also some discussion on the proposed Integrated General Education program and the Online Masters of Agricultural and Life Sciences (OMALS) program. If you missed the forum and would like to hear the recorded session, you can listen to the entire presentation online.
This is the time of year that we recognize many of the great accomplishments of our students, faculty, and staff. Recently, the 2013 Annual Service Recognition Programs Continue reading