University of Maryland Eastern Shore Names New VP for Research and Development

G. Dale WessonG. Dale Wesson is the new vice president for research and development at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne. For the past three years, Dr. Wesson has held the Samuel P. Massie Chair of Excellence Professorship in Science and Nuclear Engineering at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.  He previously was vice president of research, economic development, and public service at South Carolina State and directed the university’s land-grant programs. Dr. Wesson is a former executive of the Dow Chemical Company.

Dr. Wesson is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He holds a master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Michigan State University.

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