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SU Board names alum SU Ag Center chancellor/dean - Friday, August 26, 2016

The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center (SU Ag Center) has a new leader for the second time since it was established in 2001. The Southern University Board of Supervisors, Friday, August 26, 2016, named Bobby R. Phills as chancellor/dean of the SU Ag Center and College of Agriculture.

Phills was one of three finalists selected by a search committee chaired by Kirkland Mellad, vice chancellor for research, emeritus, SU Ag Center, and former dean for the College of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, SU Baton Rouge, to replace Leodrey Williams, who retired June, 2015 after more than 40 years of service, and as chancellor since the SU Ag Center campus was established. The committee was co-chaired by Gina Eubanks, vice chancellor for extension, SU Ag Center.

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