Professor Stuart Reid has been appointed new Principal of the Royal Veterinary College replacing professor Quintin McKellar who leaves to take the post of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire.
Professor Ewan Cameron has been appointed as Acting Head of the School of Veterinary Medicine. The post is being advertised and it is expected that an announcement on the appointment will be made in March.
Dr. John Thomson will step down as Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine; however, he will remain on the ISU faculty focusing on outcomes based medicine and best production animal practices. Dr. Lisa Nolan, Associate Dean for Reserarch and Graduate Studies will take over as Dean effective January 15, 2011.
Dr. Michael Lorenz is stepping down as Dean of the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. He served as Interim Dean from 2001 to 2004 and then as Dean from 2004 to the present. Lorenz plans a phased retirement and will work and teach at the Center's Small Animal Clinic. A search for a new dean is currently underway.