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2010 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference Address

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Vice Chancellor and Dean Mark A. Hussey's Conference Address

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2010 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference Address

  1. 1. Serving Texas and Beyond<br />M.A. HusseyVice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences<br />
  2. 2. Vision<br /> For our students, faculty and programs to be the best that this state, nation and world have to offer<br />
  3. 3. Objectives<br />Exemplify the Land-Grant Mission Through Internationally Recognized Teaching, Research, Extension and Service<br /><ul><li>To Be Recognized Internally and Externally as Leaders Within the Texas A&M System</li></li></ul><li>Agency and College Programs<br />Agriculture<br />Natural Resources<br />Bioenergy & BioProducts<br />Nutrition & Public Health<br />Youth<br />Communities<br />Surveillance<br />Emergency Response<br />
  4. 4. Our Greatest Asset<br />Teaching<br />Research<br />Extension<br />Service<br />
  5. 5. Serving Texas…<br />
  6. 6. …and Beyond<br />
  7. 7. Keystones to Achieving Excellence<br />Recruit, Retain & Reward<br />Secure & Efficiently Manage Resources<br />Provide New Opportunities for Our Faculty, Employees and Students<br /><ul><li>Enhance Information Technology & Communications</li></li></ul><li>Recruit, Retain, Reward: 2009 Update<br />Associate VC for Business & Strategic Management<br />Associate VC for Outreach & Strategic Initiatives<br /><ul><li>Director, Texas AgriLife Research
  8. 8. Director, Texas Forest Service
  9. 9. Director, AgriLife Communications and Information Technology</li></li></ul><li>Recruit, Retain, Reward: 2009 Update<br />College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Texas A&M University<br /><ul><li>Executive Associate Dean
  10. 10. Head, Nutrition & Food Science
  11. 11. Head, Plant Pathology & Microbiology
  12. 12. Senior Director of Development</li></li></ul><li>Secure and Efficiently Manage Resources: 2009 Update<br />Federal Legislative<br />FY 2009: $21,575,000<br />FY 2010: $25,401,000<br /><ul><li>15% Increase
  13. 13. Three New Starts</li></li></ul><li>Secure and Efficiently Manage Resources: 2009 Update<br /><ul><li>State Legislative: 81st Session
  14. 14. $24.6 Million Increase in Programs
  15. 15. $5.8 Million Increase in Benefits and Infrastructure</li></ul>7.1% Increase<br />All Agencies Received Funding<br />
  16. 16. <ul><li>Grants and Contracts
  17. 17. FY 2008: $112.7 Million
  18. 18. FY 2009: $123.5 Million</li></ul>9.5% Increase<br />Secure and Efficiently Manage Resources: 2009 Update<br />
  19. 19. Leadership Programs<br />Administrative & Faculty<br />International Academic Program White Paper<br />Faculty, Employee & Student Opportunities:2009 Update<br /><ul><li>Food Safety
  20. 20. Washington, DC Visits
  21. 21. Strategic Plan</li></li></ul><li>Enhance Information Technology and Communications:2009 Update<br />Faculty Listening Sessions<br />IT Review & Assessment<br /><ul><li>VC Website and Updates
  22. 22. College Website & Newsletter</li></li></ul><li>2010 Goals<br />Implement IT Assessment Recommendations<br />Implement Food Safety Strategic Plan<br />Implement Faculty Leadership Program<br />Applications open in February 2010<br /><ul><li>Implement International Academic Program Recommendations</li></li></ul><li>2010 Goals<br />Update College & Agency Strategic Plans<br />Strengthen Relationships with Federal Agencies (USDA & Others)<br />Explore Formula Funding for Agencies <br /><ul><li>Identify New Funding Opportunities for Research, Extension, Service & College Programs </li></li></ul><li>Keystones to Achieving Excellence<br />Recruit, Retain & Reward<br />Secure & Efficiently Manage Resources<br />Provide New Opportunities for Our Faculty, Employees and Students<br /><ul><li>Enhance Information Technology & Communications</li></li></ul><li>Serving Texas and Beyond<br />

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