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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Kansas State names new agriculture dean

  •      A food scientist and professor from Pennsylvania State University has been named dean of Kansas State University's College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension.


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  •      A food scientist and professor from Pennsylvania State University has been named dean of Kansas State University's College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension.
         The appointment of John Floros was announced Tuesday and takes effect Aug. 1. He'll replace Gary Pierzynski (peer-ZIHN'-skee), who has been interim dean since Fred Cholick became president of the Kansas State University Foundation in February 2010.
         Besides heading the food science department at Penn State, Floros has also taught at Purdue and worked for more than 25 years as an international industry consultant.
         Floros holds degrees in food science and technology from the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece, and a doctorate in food science and technology from the University of Georgia.

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