New Water Resources Center director announced

petersonJeffrey Peterson, a professor at Kansas State University, has accepted the position of director of the Water Resources Center, beginning in late August. In that role he'll guide the interdisciplinary center, encourage and strengthen the links among university water resources research and extension, and strengthen graduate education and training in water resources science. The center, a partnership between CFANS and University of Minnesota Extension, works to improve and protect the quality and value of water resources for Minnesota's citizens and businesses. Peterson also will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Applied Economics.