Annette Hacker, director,
Office: (515) 294-4777
Labh Hira, College of Business, (515) 294-2422
Benjamin Allen, Provost, (515) 294-0070
Teddi Barron, News Service, (515) 294-4778
Labh Hira will lead search for agriculture dean
AMES, Iowa -- A 21-member committee is beginning the search for the new dean of Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station. The search committee is chaired by Labh Hira, dean of the College of Business. Hira said the committee's goal is to name a new dean by the first of the year.
The successful candidate will succeed Catherine Woteki, who has been dean of the college since January 2002. Woteki will become global director of scientific affairs for Mars Inc., McLean, Va., beginning Aug. 1.
Individuals may begin submitting nominations for the dean position at anytime, Hira said. Nominations should be sent to Dean of Agriculture Search Committee, Office of the Provost, 1550 Beardshear Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search committee members are:
In addition, two student members will be named at a later date.