Dale named associate dean and Cooperative Extension chief

Dr. Rosalind Dale has been appointed  associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and administrator of The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. 160120Dale177PRF

Dale brings a wealth of experience to this position, including having served as interim Extension administrator since August 2015. In her interim capacity she led a major strategic planning initiative to guide the organization’s operation, planning and processes for a five-year period that ends in 2021.  As associate dean and administrator, Dale will continue to lead the Extension, outreach and engagement efforts with external communities. She will also extend and apply the organization’s expertise to engage business, industry, government, other universities, individuals and groups in addressing a wide range of issues and challenges facing communities, particularly those that are under-served.

Dale joined A&T in 2011 as one of Extension’s regional program coordinators. Her previous experience, at the University of Illinois, includes administrative and program oversight for a series of Extension programs that dealt with nutrition and wellness.

Dale has an Ed. D. in adult and continuing education from National Louis University, a master’s in human services administration from Spertus College, and bachelor’s degrees in both nutrition and home economics from Benedictine University and Western Illinois University, respectively.