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Boggs, Don
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Kansas State University
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Kansas State University
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Biography

Don Boggs serves as the associate dean for Academic Programs for the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University.  Boggs was raised on a diversified grain and livestock farm in Central Illinois.  He received his B.S. degree from the University of Illinois, M.S. from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. 

Boggs was on the research and teaching faculty at the University of Georgia for six years.  He moved to Brookings, South Dakota, in 1988 to become the Extension Beef Specialist at South Dakota State University (SDSU), and in 1998 he became head of the Animal and Range Sciences Department at SDSU.

As associate dean at Kansas State since 2005, Boggs has oversight of all College of Agriculture activities related to the teaching programs. K-State Ag has approximately 2,700 undergraduate students in 15 majors and approximately 550 graduate students and offers 19 graduate degrees.  Boggs formerly served as chair of the executive board of the Agricultural Interactive Distance Education Alliance, and he served as chair of the Academic Committee on Policy and the Agricultural Academic Programs Section of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. 

Education

Ph.D. in Animal Science, Michigan State University, 1982
M.S. in Animal Science, Kansas State University, 1977
B.S. in Agricultural Science, University of Illinois, 1975