Leadership

Dean Shane C. Burgess
Shane C. Burgess
  • Vice President for Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
  • Charles-Sander Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Forbes Building, Room 306
P.O. Box 210036
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0036
Phone: (520) 621-7621 | Fax: (520) 621-7196

Executive Leadership

  • Parker B. Antin
    • Associate Vice President for Research, Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
    • Associate Dean, Research
    • PI and Project Director, CyVerse
    • Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
    520-621-5242
  • Jeffrey C. Silvertooth
    • Associate Dean, Economic Development
    • Director, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
    • Associate Director, Arizona Experiment Station
    • Professor, Soil, Water and Environmental Science
    520-621-7205
  • Michael Staten
    • Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development
    • Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics
    520-621-1932
  • James Hunt
    • Assistant Dean, Career and Academic Services
    • Assistant Professor of Practice, Family and Consumer Sciences
    520-621-3612
  • Kirsten Limesand
    • Assistant Dean for Graduate Education
    • Professor, Nutritional Sciences
    • Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP
    • Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP
    • Professor, BIO5 Institute
    • Advisor, Graduate Education
    520-626-4517
  • Jean McLain
    • Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement
    • Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Science
    520-621-7292

School Directors

  • Matthew Jenks
    • Director and Professor, School of Plant Sciences
    • Bud Antle Endowed Chair for Excellence, School of Plant Sciences
  • Laura Scaramella
    • Director, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Professor, Family Studies and Human Development
    • Fitch-Nesbitt Endowed Chair for Excellence in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • S. Patricia Stock
    • Director and Professor, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    • Professor, Entomology
    • Professor, Plant Sciences
    • Professor, Entomology / Insect Science - GIDP
    • Fellow, Faculty / Special Initiatives - Graduate College
  • Willem van Leeuwen
    • Interim Director and Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment
    • Professor, Geography/Regional Devel
    • Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center
    • Professor, Arid Lands Resources Sciences - GIDP
    • Chair, Remote Sensing / Spatial Analysis - GIDP

Department Heads

Other Administrative Leaders

  • Jim Davis
    • Associate Vice President, Advancement, Advocacy, Alumni Affairs, & Corporate Relations for the Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
    • Senior Director of Development for Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
  • Kevin Fitzsimmons
    • Director, International Initiatives
    • Research Scientist and Professor, Soil, Water and Environmental Science
    • Research Scientist, Natural Resources
    • Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Bethany Rutledge
    • Director of Administration and Communications, Office of the Vice President and Dean