Dean Shane C. Burgess
Shane C. Burgess
  • Vice President for Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
  • Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Director, Arizona Experiment Station
Forbes Building, Room 306
P.O. Box 210036
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0036
Phone: (520) 621-7621 | Fax: (520) 621-7196

Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona. We are a purpose-led Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) college strategically fulfilling two missions: to educate students and communities in ways that enable their future success in regional and global economies, and to develop new knowledge and new technologies to benefit society.

Executive Leadership

  • Parker B. Antin
    • Associate Dean, Research
    • PI and Project Director, CyVerse
    • Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Jeffrey Ratje
    • Associate Dean, Finance and Administration
    • Treasurer, Arizona Experiment Station
  • Jeffrey C. Silvertooth
    • Associate Dean, Economic Development
    • Director, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
    • Associate Director, Arizona Experiment Station
    • Professor, Soil, Water and Environmental Science
  • Michael Staten
    • Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development
    • Professor, Retailing and Consumer Sciences
  • James Hunt
    • Assistant Dean, Career and Academic Services
    • Assistant Professor of Practice, Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Jean McLain
    • Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement
    • Research Scientist, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science
  • Sangita Pawar
    • Assistant Dean, Research
    • Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

School Directors

Department Heads

Experiment Station Unit Directors

Other Administrative Leaders