For Immediate Release
September 2, 2011
Statement from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Ohio State University trustee John C. (Jack) Fisher on the impending retirement of Dr. Bobby D. Moser, Ohio State University Vice President, agricultural administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – “Ohioans in cities, towns and the countryside are living better lives thanks to Bobby Moser. Throughout his 20 years as dean and previous leadership of OSU Extension, Bobby has advocated for and successfully guided innovative research, world class education and meaningful outreach.
“His efforts have positively affected Ohio’s economy and jobs, strengthened families, preserved sustainable and profitable agriculture, inspired community leadership and provided food to America and the world.
“Bobby has a unique ability to work easily within diverse interest groups, advancing common causes among the public, private and academic communities. This has been of great service to OSU faculty, staff, students and the university’s many constituencies.
“I am proud to call Bobby not just a professional colleague but also a personal friend. He is an open, sincere leader who has served Ohio well. I look forward to his invaluable assistance as the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences transitions to its next phase of leadership.”
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