Doug Maxwell, professor emeritus of plant pathology, will serve as interim director of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Maxwell will replace former Center director Lydia Zepeda, who has resigned and will become director of the Development Studies Graduate Program at the UW-Madison.
Josh Posner, a professor of agronomy, will head the search committee for the new director. Administrators hope to fill the position by the end of the summer.
Located within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems researches farming and marketing systems that contribute to the environmental, ecological, and social well-being of farms, families, and communities.
Author: Bob Cooney