Mary Holz-Clause

Dean of the College of Agriculture at Cal Poly Pomona in Los Angeles, California, since 2014. Previously, she served as vice president for economic development at the University of Connecticut. Her career in higher education also includes 25 years at Iowa State University, where among other positions, she served as associate vice president of extension and outreach. Prior to beginning her career in higher education, she spent about eight years with the Iowa Department of Economic Development. Holz-Clause earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture business, a master’s degree in public administration and a doctorate in agriculture education and extension—all from Iowa State University.

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Itinerary for Mary Holz-Clause

Finalists will visit Knoxville, Columbia and Jackson for meetings with faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members. Open meetings with internal audiences and open forums with all members of the UT community, public and media are part of the interview process. Schedules are included below. Open forums held in Knoxville will be webcast live. Recordings of the forums will be posted after the visits are complete.

Knoxville Visit – Dec. 8, 2016

Tennessee Plant Biotech Building, Room 156/157
UT Institute of Agriculture
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

1:45 – 2:30 EST  Open Meeting for All Staff
2:45 – 3:45 EST  Open Forum (Open to All Employees and Outside Community) – Webcast link available soon
4:00 – 4:45 EST Open Meeting for All Faculty
4:45 – 5:30 EST Open Meeting for All Students

Jackson Visit – Dec. 9, 2016

West Tennessee AgResearch Education Center
605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301

1:45 – 2:45 CST Seminar/ Open Forum (Open to All Employees and Outside Community)