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NARRU Past Presidents

Presidents of Non-land-grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources Universities

2014-2015          Don Topliff                          Angelo State University

2013-2014          Dale Gallenberg                  University of Wisconsin - River Falls

2012-2013          Jennifer Ryder Fox             California State University-Chico

Presidents of American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources

2011-2012          Pat O'Rourke                       Illinois State University

2010-2011          Charles Boyer                      Fresno State

2009-2010          Tony Brannon                     Murray State University

2008-2009          Don Cawthon                       Tarelton State University

2007-2008          Gary Minish                           Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

2006-2007          Robert Kinucan                   Sul Ross State University

2005-2006          Hardin Rahe                         Texas State University - San Marcos

2004-2005          Charles Crabb                      California State University - Chico

2003-2004          Robert Lane                          Sam Houston State University

2002-2003          Danny Britt                            Eastern Kentucky University

2001-2002          Harley Foutch                       Middle Tennessee State University

2000-2001          James Tollett                         Southern Arkansas University

1999-2000          James Clark                           West Texas A&M University

1998-1999          Arley Larson                           Northwest Missouri State University

1997-1998          James McGuire                     Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

1996-1997          Thomas Lindahl                    University of Wisconsin - Platteville

1995-1996          Daniel Bartell                         California State University - Fresno

1994-1995          Thomas Dickinson                California State University - Chico

1993-1994          Anson Elliott                            Southwest Missouri State University

1992-1993          James Tweedy                        Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

1991-1992          Marvin Cepica                         Texas Tech University

1990-1991          Anson Elliott                             Southwest Missouri State University

1989-1990          Gerald Coorts                          Tennessee Tech University

1988-1989           Lynn Desselle                         University of Southwestern Louisiana

1987-1988           Luther Hughes                        Western Kentucky University

1986-1987           Gilbert Kroening                     Southern Illinois University

1985-1986           Edward Breece                        Western Illinois University

1984-1985           Gary Rohde                               University of Wisconsin-River Falls

1983-1984           Hal Barker                                 Louisiana Tech University

1982-1983           David Moorman                       Sam Houston State University

Presidents of American Association of University Agricultural Administrators

1981-1982            Ernest Harman                        Sul Ross State University

1980-1981            Jack Stanly                               Stephen F. Austin State University

1979-1980           Sumner Griffin                          Tennesee Tech University

1978-1979           Charles Smallwood                 California State University-Fresno

1977-1978           Charles Smallwood                 California State University-Fresno

1976-1977           James Dollahan                        University of Wisconsin-River Falls

1975-1976           James Dollahan                        University of Wisconsin-River Falls

1974-1975           Stanley Anderson                     Texas A&I University

1973-1974           Frank Gardner                           Western Illinois University

1972-1973           Eugene Coleman                      Texas Tech University

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Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
APLU's Board on Natural Resources and Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate authored the Science, Education, and Outreach Roadmap for Natural Resources to provide guidance for policy makers in strategic planning and investment.

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Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
APLU and the AAVMC created a Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture to help advise the federal government on a research agenda and publicly disseminate information on the use of antibiotics in production agriculture.