APLU Leadership Award Announcement

It is our honor to announce that Robert A. Easter, President and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Food Systems Leadership Award, the highest recognition bestowed by APLU for a leader in the Food System.

The APLU Food Systems Leadership Award recognizes a leader who has made an extraordinary impact on the food system through leadership and service and who exemplifies the core principles established by the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), including personal leadership, organizational leadership and food systems leadership. The award also recognizes the leadership, innovation, engagement and service that APLU promotes through its programs.