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New Superintendent Starts Today

PULLMAN, Wash. — Dean A. Glawe, a plant pathologist, is the new superintendent of Washington State University — Puyallup Research and Extension Center.

Today is Glawe’s first day on the job. He comes to WSU from Panlabs Inc., Bothell. Glawe worked for PanLabs for three years and was its director when he resigned to accept his new WSU appointment.

Throughout that time he served as an adjunct scientist on the WSU faculty.

Glawe succeeds Al Pettibone, who has accepted appointment as assistant to the dean of the WSU College of Agriculture and Home Economics. Pettibone’s office will be at WSU-Puyallup.

Glawe is a specialist in fungal diseases of agricultural crops. He received the Alexopoulos Prize for Mycological Research in 1991. The award is made by the Mycological Society of America.

Glawe received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Moorhead State University in 1976 and master’s and doctorate degrees in plant pathology, from Washington State University.

He served on the University of Illinois-Urbana faculty from 1982-1993, during which time he was promoted through the ranks to full professor.

Glawe recently completed a comprehensive nine-month management course in the University of Washington School of Business Administration.


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