June 28, 2004


I am very pleased to announce that Dr David Mabberley has accepted our offer to become the next director of CUH and the WPA. He will hold a tenured professor position in the College and the Orin and Althea Soest Chair in Horticultural Science while he serves as director.

The Board of Regents will vote on his appointment on July 16. Dr Mabberley's actual start date depends on when all of the necessary visa paperwork can be finalized. We are currently planning on an early October start date, but sooner if possible.

I look forward to Dr Mabberley's arrival. Please join me in welcoming him to Seattle.

B. Bruce Bare, Dean

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