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UGA's Ag College Picks NC State Poultry Researcher to Be New Dean

Byline: Sam Fahmy, University of Georgia

Samuel Pardue, a noted poultry science researcher and administrator at North Carolina State University, has been named dean and director of the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Pardue is currently associate dean and director of academic programs at NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and his appointment at UGA is effective March 14.

"I am pleased that Dr. Pardue is joining the university as the next dean and director of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences," said President Jere W. Morehead. "His academic background and professional experience are ideal for leading the college at a very exciting time in its history and working with key stakeholders and alumni who are critical to our future success. …

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