Senior associate dean candidate presentation video available and feedback requested

The search committee for the senior associate dean position has released the video of the public presentation given by Dr. Mark Rickenbach, professor and chair, department of forest and wildlife ecology. The presentation was held in the Ebling Symposium Center in the Microbial Sciences Building on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Dean Kate VandenBosch and the search committee are encouraging feedback from the CALS community and will review all comments received by the end of the business day on Wednesday, May 1. Please note that this is an opportunity for open-ended feedback. Your comments and responses are confidential. To assist with this process, a link to a one page Qualtrics survey is included below.

View Mark Rickenbach’s public presentation.

Submit your comments to the dean and search committee.

Questions? Contact Professor Jed Colquhoun, search committee chair, at or (608) 852-4513.

Dean VandenBosch expects to name a new senior associate dean in May, with an anticipated start date of June 1 to allow for overlap with current Senior Associate Dean Dick Straub, who will retire this summer.