Progress! Evidence of Progress! Alright, Dr. Alexander.
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduating class. The free, public event will be held Friday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena.
Dr. Ramaswamy was appointed to serve as director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on May 7, 2012. As part of USDA’s Research, Education, and Extension mission, he oversees NIFA awards funds for a wide range of extramural research, education, and extension projects that address the needs of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers.
Prior to joining NIFA, Dr. Ramaswamy served as dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and director of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station. He provided overall leadership for the college’s academic programs at the Corvallis campus and OSU…
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