Four dean finalists have been named for CSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences, and the candidates will be visiting campus in the coming weeks.
The finalists are:
- Jack Elliot, professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications at Texas A&M University;
- Wayne Honeycutt, deputy chief for science and technology at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service;
- John Killefer, professor and head of the Department of Animal and Rangeland Services at Oregon State University; and
- Jane Kolodinsky, professor, director of the Center for Rural Studies, and chair of the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont.
Craig Beyrouty, the current dean, is transitioning into a new role as special assistant to the provost this summer.
During their campus visits, the finalists will participate in interviews, facility tours and forums for College of Agricultural Sciences faculty, staff, students, and external groups. All of the open forums will be recorded, and the faculty forums are open to the whole campus.
Honeycutt will visit campus March 22-24. A faculty open forum will be held at 10:30 a.m. on March 23 in the Lory Student Center, Room 300.
Elliot will visit campus March 25-27. A faculty open forum will be held at 10:30 a.m. on March 26 in the Lory Student Center, Room 324.
Killefer will visit campus March 29-31. A faculty open forum will be held at 2:30 p.m. on March 30 in the Lory Student Center, Room 300.
Kolodinsky will visit campus April 1-3. A faculty open forum will be held at 2:30 p.m. on April 2 in the Lory Student Center, Room 382.
Finalists’ application materials and recordings of their forums will be posted at http://webdoc.agsci.colostate.edu/search; an eID username and password is required to access the files.