The University of Missouri’s Interim Chancellor, Hank Foley, announced in May that Marshall Stewart, Director of college leadership and strategy at the North Carolina State University (NCSU) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named Vice Chancellor of Extension and Engagement at MU, effective Aug. 15, 2016.
During the course of his 30-year career in agricultural education and extension services, Dr. Stewart has served in many roles as an educator and leader of education and extension efforts. MU Interim Chancellor Foley said that: “He understands the importance of the land-grant mission and our obligation to bring our discoveries to the citizens of Missouri as we work to improve the lives of every Missourian.”
Stewart will replace Linda “Jo” Turner, who has been serving as interim vice provost and director of extension since April 2016. The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) is a continuing education unit under MU Extension.