CALS Graduate Students' Lunch with Dean Burgess

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February 21, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

1064 E. Lowell St.
Room S225
Tucson, AZ 85721

Graduate Students’ Lunch with Dean Burgess and CALS Leadership


Dr. Shane Burgess, Charles-Sander Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, invites you to a free catered lunch meeting for CALS graduate students. He’d like to have the chance to visit with you and answer any questions you may have about topics like salaries for graduate student teaching and research assistants and other issues impacting your working and learning environment. Do you have questions regarding funding or resources? Do you have concerns about work-life balance? Please bring your questions and concerns to Dean Burgess for a tasty lunch and an opportunity to chat with him about your work.

Also attending the luncheon and looking forward to meeting you:

Jon Chorover – Department Head, Environmental Science, and chair of the CALS unit heads

Mike Staten – Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development

Jean McLain – Assistant Dean, Faculty Advancement

Jeff Ratje – Associate Vice President, Finance, Administration and Operations

Parker Antin – Associate Vice President for Research

Janis Rutherford – Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration

Zelieann Craig – Assistant Dean for Research


Tuesday, February 21, 12 – 1 PM, ENR2, Room S225


Spaces are limited, so please RSVP to George Rosberg ( by Wednesday, February 15th to hold your place at the luncheon. Also, let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.


Georgette Rosberg
Event Coordinator