Nick Balster, Brian Gould and Mark Rickenbach elected to CALS APC

Following are the results of the CALS Academic Planning Council (APC) elections for 2010-11:

Natural Sciences Division:        Mark Rickenbach
Physical Sciences Division:        Nick Balster
Social Sciences Division:            Brian Gould

These three will join continuing members to make up the following full APC roster:

Academic Staff:

  • Monica Theis, Food Science (elected)
  • CASI representative (to be appointed this fall)


  • Animal Sciences:  Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
  • Basic Sciences: Brian Fox, Biochemistry, Brian Fox
  • Extension:  Dan Undersander, Agronomy
  • Food and Nutrition:  Roger Sunde, Nutritional Sciences
  • Physical Sciences:  Nick Balster, Soil Science
  • Plant Sciences:  Andrew Bent, Plant Pathology
  • Natural Sciences:  Mark Rickenbach, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
  • Social Sciences:  Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The APC advises the dean on issues related to strategic planning and development of academic programs and other matters. Go here for more information on the APC’s mission and makeup.