Leann Tigges, Professor of Rural Sociology, will be the first CALS Director of Faculty Development. In this newly created position, she will develop strategies to enhance faculty development in CALS and work with college, campus, state, private sector, and federal partners to position faculty members towards the most secure and brightest future.
Tigges will work with Vice Dean Irwin Goldman on faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, sabbatical and research leave, support for professional skills development, student and staff mentoring, and personnel issues. She will also assist in developing and assessing program reviews, including department, center, institute, and program re-accreditation and review.
Please join us in welcoming Leann into this new role.