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2:08 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Poston Leaving MSU Vice Presidency To Become Ag Dean

Fred Poston (left) talks with MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson after being appointed Dean of the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He leaves the vice presidency for Finance and Operations.
Fred Poston (left) talks with MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson after being appointed Dean of the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He leaves the vice presidency for Finance and Operations.
Credit Scott Pohl / WKAR

Michigan State University Trustees have appointed Fred Poston to run the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Poston previously served as dean of the university’s Ag school before becoming Vice President for Finance and Operations 12 years ago.

"I went to the President and said I didn't aspire to do it, but you own the next two years of my life. Spend it where it's best." Fred Poston

Poston's appointment is effective January 1st. His compensation package will remain unchanged.

MSU will now search for a new Vice President for Finance and Operations.