Caldwell’s Job: Continue The Good Things At The OAC

Wayne Caldwell says he’s not in the running to become full-time Dean of the Ontario Agricultural College.

The Huron County native becomes the OAC’s Interim Dean next week.

He replaces Rob Gordon – who’s moving to a job with Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo.

Caldwell says it will be his job to continue the good things at the OAC until a longer-term replacement can be found.

He expects that to happen sometime next year.

Caldwell calls the OAC the top college in Canada focussing on agriculture and it will be his job to continue to do the good things required to make sure that position is guaranteed for the future.

He says growing up on a farm in Huron County helped shape his academic career, which he says has a strong connection with agriculture and how it benefits rural communities.

Caldwell has been the Director of the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development for the past four years.

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Caldwell says growing up on a farm has had a significant impact on his academic studies, which he says have had a strong connection with agriculture and how it benefits rural communities.

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Caldwell says it’s important to continue the good things that are going on at the OAC.

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Caldwell says OAC is arguably the top college in the country focussing on agriculture and he wants to continue to do what’s necessary to guarantee that position for the future.