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Tim Van Deelen appointed Beers-Bascom Professor in Conservation

Tim Van Deelen, a professor in the forest and wildlife ecology department, was recently appointed the Beers-Bascom Professor in Conservation.

The professorship was established by Mr. William Beers, former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Kraft, Inc. The professorship is awarded to a CALS faculty member who has established and maintained outstanding research, teaching, and service in the area of natural and environmental resources conservation and management.

The appointment is for a five-year term.