Dr. M. Todd See has been named head of the animal science department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A professor in the department since 2004, See had served as interim department head since July 2008. See has provided statewide, national and international leadership for swine extension programs, with a primary focus on swine genetics and production management. He has served as the swine commodity coordinator for the animal science department since 1998. He currently serves as the liaison between NC State University and many commodity groups, including the North Carolina Pork Council, National Swine Improvement Federation, National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council and National Swine Registry.
His numerous honors include the Outstanding Extension Service Award, Lois G. Britt Service Award to the N.C. Pork Industry, National Swine Improvement Federation Distinguished Service Award and National Pork Board Fellowship. He has been inducted into NC State’s Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension.