Anne Dorrance named to lead Wooster campus

CFAES plant pathologist Anne E. Dorrance has been named to the top leadership position at The Ohio State University Wooster campus. On Jan. 1, 2020, she will begin a four-year term as associate dean and director for the Wooster campus and associate director for the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in the college.

“Dr. Dorrance’s appointment to this position is essential to the continuing success of our Wooster campus and the college,” CFAES Dean Cathann A. Kress said.

In her new role, Dorrance will also serve on the Vice President and Dean’s Administrative Cabinet, providing leadership and oversight for the Wooster campus. The campus is home to Ohio State ATI, CFAES’ two-year degree-granting unit, and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Dorrance has been a faculty member in CFAES’ Department of Plant Pathology at Wooster since fall 1997. She currently serves as a professor in the department and was the director of the CFAES Center for Soybean Research.

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