• 08.11.2018
  • Written by  Purdue University Agriculture News

Purdue professor appointed to endowed chair in crop sciences

The Purdue University Board of Trustees has appointed Tony Vyn, professor of agronomy, to the Henry A. Wallace
The Purdue University Board of Trustees has appointed Tony Vyn, professor of agronomy, to the Henry A. Wallace Chair in Crop Sciences. The endowed chair is funded by Corteva Agriscience™, Agricultural Division of DowDuPont. The Henry A. Wallace Chair supports a faculty member who applies modern technology to crop science and who will oversee research conducted by students, faculty, staff and industry professionals. This position supports the college’s Institute for Plant Sciences, which is a global leader in making dramatic advances in plant-based agriculture crucial to feed a growing population.

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