20 Jan 2014
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Candace Croney has been
named Director of the Purdue University Center for Animal Welfare Science,
effective February 1, 2014. Dr. Croney will be leading a Center that includes
scientists and educators from the College of Agriculture, the College of
Veterinary Medicine, and the Livestock Behavior Research Unit-Agricultural
Responsibilities for the new position will include
soliciting both traditional and non-traditional sources of extramural funding
for the Center’s research and outreach activities; serving as spokesperson and
resource person on public policy welfare issues; and disseminating knowledge,
guidance and expertise of animal welfare science through a variety of media. As
Director, Dr. Croney will be charged with developing and maintaining national
and international relationships with leaders in animal agriculture, animal
welfare faculty at other universities and institutions, NGOs and the general
The Center for Animal Welfare Science hosts the largest
collaborative group of scientists in the United States working in these fields,
bringing together diverse, cross-disciplinary approaches to animal well-being
issues in the areas of animal and poultry science, veterinary medicine,
psychology, philosophy, genetics, public health, and zoology. The mission of
the Center is to promote the welfare of animals through innovation in research,
education and outreach.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Croney!
29 Mar 2022
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