Interviews of four candidates for the Director of the School for Plant and Environmental Sciences have been planned.  Information about the candidates  and times they are visiting can be found below. We will need your participation in these candidate visits, and details on how you can be engaged will follow in the next few days. Your search committee has worked diligently to screen an excellent group of applicants, performing seven video interviews to narrow the field to these four candidates:

Niklaus Grunwald

Niklaus Grunwald visiting Nov 6-9; seminar is at 3 PM in Fralin on Nov 7, reception at 4 PM follows
Research Plant Pathologist, Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University|
Tuesday November 7th
    1:30 – 2:20pm: meet with Staff in 1810 Litton-Reaves Hall
    3:00 – 4:00pm: Seminar “Rising to our Challenges: Plant and Environmental Sciences in the 21st     Century” in Fralin Auditorium
                                                  4:00 – 5:00pm: Reception in Fralin Audtiorium
                                              Wednesday, November 8th
                                                            10:15 – 11am: Open Forum- Meet the faculty in Fralin Auditoriu

Niklaus Grunwald CV


Colorado State University

Raj Khosla

Raj Khosla visiting Nov 8-10 Nov. 9 – Biocomplexity Institute 3 pm; Reception at Biocomplexity Institute at 4 pm Gardner Professor of Precision Agriculture in the department of Soil & Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

Raj Khosla CV


William Randle

William Randle visiting Nov 26-28; seminar is on Nov 27 at 3 PM in Fralin, reception at 4 PM follows
Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Design, NC A&T, formerly Dean, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, NC A&T

William Randle CV

Randel itinerary


Michael Evans

Michael Evans visiting Dec 3-6; seminar is on Dec 4 at 3 PM in Fralin, reception at 4 PM follows
Interim Associate Dean, Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Professor of Horticulture, University of Arkansas

Michael Evans CV