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Fox Named Associate Dean and Director of WSU Cooperative Extension

PULLMAN, Wash. — Linda Fox, currently professor and director of the school of family and consumer sciences at the University of Idaho, has been appointed associate dean and associate director of Washington State University Cooperative Extension.

Her appointment was announced Thursday (December 20) by Mike Tate, dean and director of WSU Cooperative Extension.

“We are delighted to have Linda join our team,” Tate said. “She brings a wealth of administrative experience in a land-grant setting to her new position, having served as an extension district director, a department chair and as the head the school of family and consumer sciences at the University of Idaho.”

Fox will start her new duties at WSU on February 1. She succeeds Sally Horton who retired December 14 after 18 years at WSU.

Fox holds three degrees from Oregon State University, including a doctorate in family resource management. She joined the UI faculty in 1981.

WSU Cooperative Extension has more than 370 faculty and academic staff on four campuses; five research and extension centers; 10 learning centers; in each of the state’s 39 counties and at WSU Cooperative Extension Energy Program in Olympia.

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