Two New Appointments at Kentucky State University

The College of Agriculture, Food Science, and Sustainable Systems at Kentucky State University has announced two appointments.

Teferi D. Tsegaye was named dean of the college and professor. He specializes in environmental soil physics. Previously, he was on the faculty at Alabama A&M University. Dr. Tsegaye holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

Alan D. Benson was named director of business and personnel at the college. He served in the U.S. Marines and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.

Benson holds a bachelor’s degree and a master of public administration degree from the University of Louisville. He also earned an MBA at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany.

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