Mississippi State University Vice President for the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine Keith Coble and Provost and Executive Vice President David Shaw on May 17 announced members of the search committee for the university’s next dean of the College of Forest Resources.
The CFR dean also will serve as director of the university’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
A 16-member search committee, now in place and chaired by Dr. Kent Hoblet, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, will hold its initial meeting soon to begin the search process.
In addition to Hoblet, university and industry committee members are:
—Beth Baker, assistant extension professor, FWRC/Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
—Makayla Brister, master’s student, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
—Matt Edwards, director of operations, Southern Timberlands, Weyerhaeuser Corp.
—Frederico Franca, assistant research professor, FWRC/Department of Sustainable Bioproducts
—Steve Grado, professor, FWRC/Department of Forestry
—Robert Grala, professor, FWRC/Department of Forestry
—David Hall, president, Mississippi Forestry Association
—Britton Hatcher, regional manager, Mississippi Farm Bureau
—Mary Kelly, business manager I, FWRC/Department of Forestry
—Eric McConnell, assistant professor, FWRC/Department of Forestry
—Dana Morin, assistant professor, FWRC/Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
—Ed Penny, southern region director of public policy, Ducks Unlimited
—Dan Seale, professor, FWRC/Department of Sustainable Bioproducts
—Beth Stokes, assistant professor, FWRC/Department of Sustainable Bioproducts
—Guiming Wang, professor, FWRC/Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
A website will soon be developed at www.cfr-fwrc.msstate.edu, detailing the position and instructions on how to apply.
MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at www.msstate.edu.