PULLMAN, Wash. — Harry Burcalow, associate dean and associate director of Washington State University Cooperative Extension, will retire the end of January after 12 years at WSU and 33 in Cooperative Extension.
Burcalow came to WSU in 1985 to become director of extension’s agriculture and natural resource programs. Since then he has served as interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics and interim director of Cooperative Extension. He was appointed to his current post in 1995.
In his current capacity he has led an organization of 240 faculty, including extension specialists located on four campuses and five research and extension centers, and county extension faculty located in all of the state’s 39 counties.
Before coming to work at WSU, the Wisconsin native was a member of the extension faculty at the University of Minnesota from 1964 through 1985.
A retirement reception is scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Todd Atrium on the WSU campus. Cards, letters and photographs are welcome and will be placed in a memory book. They should be sent to P.O. Box 646230, Pullman, WA 99164-6230.
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