Christine Wilson honored at APLU Annual Meeting

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities honored Christine Wilson, professor in agricultural economics, for completing the Food Systems Leadership Institute’s (FSLI) Executive Leadership Development Program along with the 21 other fellows in her institute cohort.

Christine WilsonThe FSLI is a 2-year program of the APLU designed for experienced leaders in academia, government, and industry. Through a dynamic curriculum that includes three executive style residential sessions, individual coaching, mentoring, and personal projects, the FSLI seeks to enhance personal leadership ability, develop skills and knowledge for organizational change, and broaden perspectives on integrated food systems.

“The FSLI was a tremendous professional development and growth opportunity for me.  It has been one of the most valuable experiences of my career,” Wilson said.

FSLI is in partnership with North Carolina State University, Ohio State University and California Polytechnic State University- San Luis Obispo. Financial support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation helped establish FSLI in 2006.

Learn more about FSLI at

For a full list of the fellows recognized at the meeting visit


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