Dr. Herbert Whiteley Accepts College Dean Position
On April 16, Dr. Richard Herman, University of Illinois Provost and
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, announced that Professor Herbert
E. Whiteley would assume the deanship of the College of Veterinary Medicine
effective August 21, 2001, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Whiteley is currently professor and head of the Department of Pathobiology
and Veterinary Science, director of the Connecticut Veterinary Diagnostic
Laboratory, and interim director of the Office of Animal Research Services
at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.
Dr. Herman noted "Herb is a proven administrator, has a strong
research background and is held in high regard nationally, as confirmed
in my conversations with a number of individuals. All point to his ability
to lead the College to greater levels of excellence."
Veterinary Report will offer a full profile of our new dean
in the summer issue.