Walter N. Taylor, assistant dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Mississippi State University, has been designated a fellow of the American Association for Agricultural Education. The designation is the highest honor given by the organization and recognizes contributions to teaching, research and service.
Taylor is a former president of AAAE and served as head of the Department of Agricultural Information Science and Education at MSU before assuming his current duties.
The MSU administrator earned his bachelorâ€™s degree in agricultural education at Virginia State College and a masterâ€™s degree in agricultural and extension education at New Mexico State University. His doctorate is from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in vocational-technical education.
AAAE is a national organization dedicated to studying, applying, and promoting the teaching and learning processes in agriculture.