Alumnus Channapatna Prakash New Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tuskegee

28 July 2015

Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala., has named Indian American Prof. Channapatna Prakash (PhD '86) as its new College of Arts and Sciences dean, following a nationwide search. Prakash, who is currently a professor of crop genetics, genomics and biotechnology at the university, will begin his tenure as dean Aug 1.

Prakash's professional background and three letters of recommendation from members of the National Academy of Sciences were cited by the university as reasons for his selection.

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