Dean’s Blog – December 2014 – Holiday Edition

As the holidays draw near, many of us are reminded how fortunate we are to work at such a cutting-edge university and on such important topics. It’s great to be part of an organization that works diligently to solve problems related to feeding the world and protecting the planet. This time of year, I get […]

Dean’s Blog – June 2014 – School’s Out Edition

Yes, that Alice Cooper song (schoooooooool’s out…..…for…..summer!) gets replayed in my head every year about this time, as we send off another group of graduates to change the world. I never get tired of attending convocation or commencement ceremonies, and it is even more fun now that I do the MC duties. I encourage more […]

Dean’s Blog – December 2013 Holiday Edition

  Dean’s Blog December 19, 2013 Holiday Edition     As the holidays draw near, I am reminded how thankful I should be for many things, both personal and professional. So, in this edition of the Dean’s Blog, let me count the ways……….. College Master Plan. I am VERY thankful that our strategic planning process […]

Food for Thought – Fall 2013

The new school year is in full swing. I hope that you are enjoying the energy that new students have brought to campus and the first taste of fall weather that arrived last week. September is one of my favorite months of the year – it renews our commitment to students and reminds us all […]

Food for Thought: July 2013

Summer Salutations! I can’t believe it’s July already, and that next month I will celebrate my one-year anniversary as a Blue Hen! I am thankful for all of the experiences in this first year, and eager to launch into the upcoming academic year. As we look back on the spring semester in the College of […]