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2012 CALS Dean’s Tour

On the road with Dean Richard Linton

Dean Richard Linton hit the road in October and November to get to know North Carolina and how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences makes a difference in the lives of the state’s people. Over six days, he met with North Carolinians and explored communities across the state.

Day Six of the Dean’s Tour: Research Triangle Park

Dean Richard Linton addresses guests at a reception at the N.C. Biotechnology Center in RTP.

New College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has been criss-crossing North Carolina on a whirlwind tour of the state since Oct. 23. But on Nov. 8 he was back in the heart of the Triangle, as he toured sites at the Research Triangle Park.

Day five on the Dean’s tour: Kannapolis, Charlotte and Winston-Salem

Lynne Safrit (right) shows Dean Richard Linton the Plants for Human Health Institute on the North Carolina Research Campus.

On the fifth leg of his statewide tour, Dean Richard Linton visited the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis and had meetings in Charlotte and Winston-Salem.

Day four on the dean’s tour: Wilson, Greenville and Columbia

Lee Scripture (left) and Richard Linton

Nearly 100 people came together Oct. 30 to welcome the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ new dean, Dr. Richard Linton, to northeastern North Carolina and to share their ideas on the College’s future.

Day three on the dean’s tour: Goldsboro, Clinton

Dean Richard Linton listens as Dr. Steve Washburn shares information about the pasture-based livestock unit at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.

The third day of Dean Richard Linton’s cross-state trek took him to eastern North Carolina for a tour of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems in Goldsboro, bookended by stops in Clinton and Wallace.

Day two, dean’s tour: MARC and CMAST

dean with supporters

You have to know where you’re going to reach the CALS Marine Aquaculture Research Center (MARC) in Smyrna, and for the recent open house and dean’s tour, quite a few folks did. MARC was a stop for the second day of Dean Richard Linton’s North Carolina tour, and more than 30 alumni, supporters and campus faculty were on hand for the event.

Day one on the dean’s tour: Mills River

Picture of Tom Ranney and Dean Rich Linton observing energy crops.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton’s first stop on his tour of North Carolina was Mills River, near Asheville, where he celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center building, visited faculty stationed at the center and met with Cooperative Extension’s State Advisory Council.

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