Dean Search
Dale Bumpers College of
Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Search Committee

  • Mike Malone, Vice Chancellor for Economic Development 
  • Kim Needy, Dean of the College of Engineering 
  • David Caldwell, Department Head of Poultry Science and Director of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science 
  • Jacquelyn Mosley, Professor in Human Development and Family Sciences and Bumpers College Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • Ioannis Tzanetakis, Professor of Plant Virology in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, and Director of the Arkansas Clean Plant Center for Berries 
  • Kelly Way, Associate Professor of Hospitality Management and Assistant Director of Bumpers College’s School of Human Environmental Sciences 
  • Griffiths Atungulu, Associate Professor of Grain Process and Post-harvest Systems Engineering in the Department of Food Science, and Director the University of Arkansas Rice Processing Program 
  • Amanda McWhirt, Associate Professor and Horticulture Extension Specialist in the Department of Horticulture
  • Kelly Vierck, Assistant Professor of Meat Science and Muscle Biology in the Department of Animal Science
  • Nathan Kemper, Teaching Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Programs and Online Instruction in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness 
  • Robby Edwards, Director of Communications for Bumpers College 
  • Shelby Hanson, Department Fiscal Manager for the Department of Horticulture 
  • Nathan Reed, Owner of Nathan B. Reed Farms 
  • Archie Schaffer III, Consultant for Tyson Foods