Guelph names new associate vice-president of research

The University of Guelph has appointed a new associate vice-president research (agri-food partnership). Prof. Beverley Hale has been appointed to the role effective Jan. 1, 2018 for a five-year term.

 

 

Hale, is currently serving as the associate dean (research and graduate studies) in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) and an environmental sciences professor, studies plant and soil conservation and sustainable mining.

 

 

“Professor Hale is simply an outstanding choice for this leadership role that helps guide and support our University’s extensive, world-class agri-food research enterprise, and sustains our phenomenal partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,” Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research) said in a news release.

 

 

Hale will be tasked with strengthening the OMAFRA-U of G partnership, as well as other agri-food relationships. The OMAFRA-U of G partnership provides millions of dollars to support the university’s research and innovation priorities relating to the agr-food sector.

 

Source: University of Guelph press news release

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