Steve Archer, professor in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, has been named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Elected for life, fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to advancing or applying ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofit organizations and other areas. Archer was recognized for his novel integration of ecological, remote sensing and the earth science theory to advance the conservation and management of the word’s grassland and savanna ecosystems.
This year, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences boasts two University Fellows-- a distinction granted annually to 24 graduate students from different disciplines at the University of Arizona. The University Fellows Program—an initiative of the UA Graduate Center— fosters interdisciplinary scholars and collaborative innovation on campus and beyond.
PDF file for letter from Dean Burgess to all CALS personnel regarding nondiscrimination and anti-harassment (August 29, 2016).
PDF file of report from Facutly Council, "Recommendation on Communication within CALS" (August 10, 2016).
PDF of July 18, 2016 Memorandum from Dean Burgess to Provost Comrie about CALS Teaching & Research and Cooperative Extension Budgets FY17 Compensation Investment Program Parameters.
PDF file for the Faculty Morale Report, prepared by the Dean's Research Advisory Committee in June 2016.
PDF document outlining 13 values for communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (2016).
PDF of CALS Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee Brochure (2016).
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences values diversity in its people and programs and strives to foster a diverse, fair and respectful community. The Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee has been tasked with developing and revising policies that will increase the diversity of both our faculty and student body, remaining cognizant of issues dealing with equity and other matters equally important to our faculty, staff and students.