The search committee for the CALS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs position has announced three candidates who have been invited to give public presentations. The CALS community is invited to attend the public presentations of the candidates, which will be held in the Ebling Symposium Center in the Microbial Sciences Building at 9:30 a.m. on the following dates:

  • Monday, April 9: Nick Balster, Associate Professor, Department of Soil Science
  • Wednesday, April 11: Karen Wassarman, Professor, Department of Bacteriology
  • Thursday, April 12: John Klatt, Assistant Dean, CALS Office of Academic Affairs

The candidates have been asked to speak about their Vision for the Position of CALS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. There will be time for questions for those attending following the presentations.

Dean Kathryn VandenBosch and the search committee encourage your feedback and comments by sending an email to by 8 a.m. on Friday, April 13.