Mizzou Welcomes New CAFNR Dean
July 10, 2017
Written By Adam Buckallew
The University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) has named Christopher R. Daubert its new vice chancellor and dean. Daubert is currently a professor and department head of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences and system co-chair of Food, Biochemical & Engineered Systems at North Carolina State University.
In his new position, Daubert will be in charge of strategic planning and budgets, development activities, hiring faculty and staff, and representing the CAFNR program to the Missouri community.
Daubert’s career spans more than 20 years working in land-grant philosophy, food research, and agriculture and economic development initiatives. Daubert will take his position effective Aug. 1.
“MFA Oil is a proud supporter of CAFNR and we recently partnered with MFA Incorporated and the MFA Foundation to establish an endowed professorship of agribusiness with the college,” says Mark Fenner, president and CEO of MFA Oil Company. “We welcome Dr. Daubert and look forward to working with him in the near future.”