DAVID MORRISON has been promoted to associate vice chancellor of the LSU AgCenter and associate director of its Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.

Morrison, who has 29 years of experience in the LSU AgCenter, was serving as an assistant vice chancellor before moving into the new position.

“Dr. Morrison has been extremely active in providing leadership at the regional and national levels,” said David Boethel, LSU AgCenter vice chancellor for research. “He has administrative experience and an extensive background in research.”

A native of Mississippi, Morrison joined the faculty of the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in 1975 as a research associate at the Idlewild Research Station in Clinton, after completing his master's degree at Kansas State University. He received his bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University and his doctorate in 1980 in animal sciences at LSU.