New Dean of Faculty of Land and Food Systems appointed

The Board of Governors has accepted the President’s recommendation to appoint Professor Rickey Yada as the new dean of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems for a five-year term commencing October 1, 2014. Yada is currently professor of Food Science, Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure, and scientific director of the Food Institute at the University of Guelph. He is also scientific director of Advanced Foods and Materials Canada Inc. and the president-elect of the International Union of Food Science and Technology.

Yada will replace Murray Isman, who has served as dean of the faculty for eight years.