Greg Lardy, head of the Department of Animal Sciences, has been selected to serve a one-year term as president-elect of the American Society of Animal Science. The term begins in July and will be followed by one year as president and one year as past president of the organization.
With more than 5,000 members, the American Society of Animal Science is considered the premiere organization for animal science researchers in the United States.
Lardy served the society as the Midwest section director from 2008 to 2011 and program chair for the Joint Annual Meeting in 2010. He continues to serve on the American Dairy Science Association/American Society of Animal Science Way Forward Committee that addresses specific issues related to the Joint Annual Meeting. In 2010, Lardy was awarded the societys Extension Award.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.