Leaders In Action
Michael J. Boehm
The Ohio State University
Vice Provost for Academic Planning at The Ohio State University.
“Mike’s outstanding academic work involving systems integration in biology and plant pathology provided a natural transition to his leadership role in the central administration’s university-wide systems, specifically with capital improvements that strategically support the academic plan and oversight of a number of academic support units,” said executive vice president and provost Joseph A. Alutto.
University of Idaho
Dean of the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho.
“Kurt Pregitzer impressed not only the University of Idaho community, but the stakeholder community of our state, with his forward thinking and expertise,” said Doug Baker, provost and executive vice president. “He articulated a vision that supports the college within the vibrant university renaissance and has demonstrated his ability to engage its many publics. His enthusiasm for natural resources brings a great energy to our statewide, regional and global efforts.”
University of Kentucky
Chair of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture’s Department of Horticulture.
“To lead this department, I’ll lean on what I believe are my core competencies—developing myself and others, leading with integrity and values, fostering collaboration and managing change,” Houtz said. Houtz is a graduate of the LEAD21 program.