Agricultural Economics Department Affiliated Faculty Members
Over the years, several Agricultural Economics Department faculty members have moved into administrative roles both at the university and college level; yet, they have maintained their affiliation and ties to the department through engagement, student mentorship, and other related activities. Below is a list of affiliated Ag Econ faculty members who have moved into college or university administrative level positions.
Dr. Frank Dooley, chancellor of Purdue University Global, oversees academics for approximately 36,000 students, most of whom earn their degrees online. Purdue Global is part of the Purdue University system, a highly ranked public research university whose flagship institution is located in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Prior to becoming Purdue Global chancellor elect, Dooley was senior vice provost for teaching and learning at Purdue University, where he earned an international reputation as being a gifted and innovative teacher, as well as a creative researcher.
Frank was a faculty member in the agricultural economics department for more than 13 years before moving into an administrative role at the university.
Phillips was appointed Dean of the Purdue Honors College in July 2013.
She is responsible for developing and implementing the new Honors College to serve students across all disciplines at the university.
She provides interdisciplinary teaching and research experience across a range of diverse topics, including sustainability, community well-being, economic development and planning, and world urbanism.