Seminar Honors Career of Dr. LeRoy Biehl
“New Horizons for the Swine Industry: Integrating Health & Management” was held January 29 in recognition of the career of LeRoy G. Biehl, DVM, MS, who retired as coordinator of the Continuing Education/Public Service-Extension unit after 28 years at the College.
Shown above are Illinois alumni and seminar speakers Drs. Ralph Vinson, Gary Dial, and Joseph F. Connor; Dr. Biehl; Dean Ted Valli; seminar speaker Dr. Gregg BeVier; and moderator Dr. William Wagner, former research dean and department head at the College now with the United States Department of Agriculture.
An endowment started in recognition of Dr. Biehl’s career quickly reached the minimum level for activation, thanks to the donations of alumni, friends, and colleagues. The LeRoy G. Biehl Endowment will be used to support food animal educational programming efforts in the Continuing Education/Public Service unit.