Proposed Changes

Current Membership
The current structure is 8 divisions with 8 elected faculty, one per division:

Division Representatives Department # Faculty
Animal Sciences 1 representative Animal Sciences
Dairy Science
16
13
Division total = 29
Basic Sciences 1 representative Bacteriology
Biochemistry
Genetics
21
32
22
Division total = 75
Extension 1 representative All faculty in CALS with greater than 50% appointment in Extension Division total = approx 56
Food and Nutrition 1 representative Food Science
Nutritional Science
Food Microbiology and Toxicology
10
12
13
Division total = 35
Natural Sciences 1 representative Entomology
Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Landscape Architecture
16
21
6
Division total = 43
Physical Sciences 1 representative Biological Systems Engineering
Soil Science
16
18
Division total = 34
Plant Sciences 1 representative Agronomy
Horticulture
Plant Pathology
19
20
14
Division total = 53
Social Sciences 1 representative Agricultural and Applied Economics
Community and Environmental Sociology
Life Sciences Communication
Urban and Regional Planning
22
13
7
4
Division total = 46

Proposed Membership

The proposed structure is for 5 divisions with 12 elected faculty:

Division Representatives Department # Faculty
Division 1 2 representatives Animal Sciences
Biological Systems Engineering
Food Science
Dairy Science
16
16
10
13
Division total = 55
Division 2 2 representatives Entomology
Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Soil Science
16
21
18
Division total = 55
Division 3 2 representatives Agricultural and Applied Economics
Community/Environmental Sociology
Landscape Architecture
Life Sciences Communication
Urban and Regional Planning
22
13
6
7
4
Division total = 52
Division 4 2 representatives Agronomy
Horticulture
Plant Pathology
19
20
14
Division total = 53
Division 5 3 representatives Bacteriology
Biochemistry
Genetics
Nutritional Sciences
21
32
22
12
Division total = 87
Extension 1 representatives open to any faculty with extension appointment Division total = approx 56