Department changes name

Rick RuddIn order to better reflect its evolving mission, the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education has changed its name to the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education.

“While the department’s current teaching, research, and outreach programs continue to include pre-service and in-service education for agriculture teachers and Extension agents, they also include extensive programs in leadership education and community viability that complement the ongoing efforts of the college,” said Rick Rudd, department head.