Chris Lorson named an associate vice chancellor for research and strategic initiatives

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Chris Lorson

March 29, 2021

Chris Lorson, associate dean for research and graduate studies and professor of veterinary pathobiology in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named an associate vice chancellor for research and strategic initiatives. In this role, Lorson will lead innovation and entrepreneurship efforts at Mizzou.

Lorson will work with Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development Tom Spencer to shape and augment current research centers, develop plans for new strategic centers of excellence in research and creative works, support the Research Core Facilities, coordinate with departments and colleges to recruit faculty for strategic research objectives and drive new initiatives that will enhance MU's Association of American Universities research mission.

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