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Administrative Updates

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May 31, 2023

David Andow to Lead Applied Ecology

An accomplished ecologist with an extensive international background in agriculture and species conservation will lead the Department of Applied Ecology. 

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May 4, 2023

Megan Lybrand Named CALS Communications Chief

Megan Lybrand, an NC State alumna with experience in agricultural communications, will lead the award-winning communications unit in CALS. 

Garey Fox in BAE shop

Apr 18, 2023

NC State Names New Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Garey Fox, professor and head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering since 2017, will serve as the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

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Apr 5, 2023

Herpy Named Organizational Development Coordinator for NC State Extension

In his new role, Dave Herpy will implement professional and leadership development programs for a workforce of 1,000-plus individuals. 

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Mar 1, 2023

Frank Siewerdt To Lead Poultry Science

An NC State alumnus with experience in industry, government and academic roles will return to Raleigh to head one of the nation’s top poultry science departments. 

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Jan 6, 2023

Rhonda Sutton Named Assistant Dean for Professional Development at Graduate School

Rhonda Sutton has been named assistant dean for professional development in NC State's Graduate School starting Feb. 1, 2023. 

Rich Bonanno

Dec 20, 2022

Rich Bonanno Named Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement

Rich Bonanno has been named vice provost for Outreach and Engagement, effective Jan. 1, 2023. 

Sean Munday

Dec 7, 2022

Munday Named Assistant Dean for Business Operations

Sean Munday is noted for his work improving business operations in support of faculty and staff at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

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Nov 22, 2022

Update on College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Search

Steve Lommel, CALS associate dean for research, provides an update on the search for the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Patterson Hall on a spring day. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Oct 26, 2022

Search Underway for Next CALS Dean

Provost Warwick Arden announced Wednesday, Oct. 26, that an open search is underway for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State.