Kansas State University has named what they term as a “national voice on the future of land-grant universities” to the post of vice president for research.
David Rosowski comes to Manhattan from the University of Vermont where he is currently serving as a professor of civil engineering. He had previously served and senior vice president there, after stints at RPI, Texas A&M and Oregon State.
Rosowski will be a member of President Richard Myers’ cabinet and is to begin his duties at K-State in July. Myers stated in a news release Tuesday that Rosowski is “an innovator and accomplished communicator” who will be counted to keep research and economic development related to the university highly visible.