Edwin Oyer, two-time former director of International Programs, passed away November 15, 2016. Ed was director of International Programs from 1974-1977 and again from 1982-1987. International Programs would not be what it is today without Ed's leadership and vision.
Ronnie Coffman, International Professor of Plant Breeding at Cornell University, Director of International Programs, vice-chair of the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative, and principal investigator for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project, has been named the Andrew H. & James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor at Cornell. It is the university’s highest distinction awarded to a faculty member. Read more