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Looking back at 2014 and ahead to 2015: A recap of the all-CALS meeting

enrollment_chartProvost Sarah Mangelsdorf and Dean Kate VandenBosch talked to CALS faculty and staff about accomplishments in 2014 and where the future may take the college at the 2014 All-CALS meeting. Dean VandenBosch provided updates on strategic planning efforts to date and highlighted new projects related to the microbiome, remote sensing and eco-informatics and new undergraduate courses in food and agriculture for non-majors. Graphics from the meeting are available here.

Provost Mangelsdorf addressed the new budget model (see pdf version), emphasizing that the first year of implementation will be limited to 5 percent of revenues generated by tuition and state support.