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E-M:/ Recruiting help sought

Enviro-Mich message from Tracy Dobson <dobson@msu.edu>

Please circulate this announcement widely.  If you have suggestions, please 
let me (I will pass it on) or the committee chair know.


Tracy Dobson

>November 20, 2001
>TO:     CANR and MSUE Personnel
>Michigan State University announces the recruitment of the C.S. Mott Chair 
>for Sustainable Agriculture. The incumbent will provide leadership to a 
>campus-wide program of excellence in sustainable agriculture with the goal 
>of fostering the advancement of sustainable principles and practices in 
>Michigan through research, teaching, and extension activities. The tenure 
>home of this full professor position will be assigned to a College of 
>Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) department depending upon the 
>expertise of the selected candidate.
>The position description can be downloaded from the following website 
>http://www.msue.msu.edu/misanet/Mott.htm. Applications or nominations will 
>be accepted until February 15, 2002 or until a suitable candidate is 
>The recruitment and evaluation committee has an aggressive advertising 
>campaign planned. However, recruitment for high profile positions such as 
>the C.S. Mott Chair for Sustainable Agriculture is generally most 
>effective through personal contacts. Please take time to contact 
>exceptional colleagues that would provide outstanding leadership to MSU's 
>sustainable agriculture programs. The committee membership is listed 
>below. I am confident that any member is willing to answer questions you 
>may have concerning the position.
>Thank you for your efforts to recruit an outstanding pool of candidates 
>for the C.S. Mott Chair for Sustainable Agriculture.
>Recruitment and Evaluation committee:
>Gary Lemme, Committee Chair
>Karen Renner, Crop and Soil Science Dept.
>Susan Smalley, Crop and Soil Science Dept.
>Scott Swinton, Agricultural Economics Dept.
>John Shelle, Animal Science Dept.
>John Biernbaum, Horticulture Dept.
>Lisa Geason , Sociology Dept.
>Christine Lietzau, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture
>Carol Osborne, Stakeholder
>Jim Jay & Ken Poff, CANR Office of Diversity and Pluralism

Tracy Dobson
Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife
Michigan State University
13 Natural Resources Bldg.
E. Lansing 48824-1222
fax: 432-1699

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