Dean Richard Linton played host to hundreds of students and staff members who lined up to try the dean’s signature flavor of Howling Cow ice cream and hear the announcement of its name.
“Bridging the past to the future” was the theme when boards of foundations supporting N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convened for a particularly special and historic joint meeting on April 10.
The votes have been counted, and Dean Richard Linton’s official Howling Cow ice cream is . . .
Since Sept. 15, Dean Linton’s first day on the job, he’s been “in learning mode – learning about the reach and breadth of this great College and getting to know the people who carry out its research, teaching and extension missions, as well as the beneficiaries of its work. They share a passion and commitment for the vital role the College and N.C. State University continue to play in lives of North Carolina’s citizens.”
New CALS Dean Richard Linton has hit the ground running as he gets to know the College, N.C. State and North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Summer 2012 Perspectives commemorates a historic year for N.C. State University and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It is the 125th anniversary of the founding of the university and the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Morrill Act which established federal mandates for the funding of land-grant institutions in each state to provide education in the agriculture and the mechanic arts.