Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Finalist Interviews Announced

Patterson Hall on a spring day. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Finalist Interviews Announced

Three finalists for dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been selected for on-campus interviews, which will begin the week of July 11. The finalists and their interview dates are:

  • Antoine Alston, North Carolina A&T State University: July 11-12
  • John Killefer, South Dakota State University: July 18-19
  • Jayson Lusk, Purdue University: July 21-22

Several constituent groups will have opportunities to meet with each finalist, and the entire NC State community is invited to the following open forums, which will be held on main campus with the option to participate via Zoom webinar:

  • Antoine Alston: Monday, July 11, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Talley Student Union, Mountains Ballroom, and via Zoom webinar
  • John Killefer: Monday, July 18, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Witherspoon Student Center Cinema, and via Zoom webinar
  • Jayson Lusk: Thursday, July 21, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Talley Student Union, Mountains Ballroom, and via Zoom webinar

Each finalist will give a presentation on a topic of their choice, with a question and answer session to follow. The presentations will be recorded and made available upon request at the conclusion of the last finalist interview.

The finalists’ CVs and interview schedules, as well as the Go Link for each Zoom webinar, are available on the search website, which can be found here or at go.ncsu.edu/cals-search.

NC State Executive Search Services will email participants separately the date, time and location for finalist interviews. The university requests as much in-person participation as possible, but will have virtual participation available as well.

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