Tag: Rene Van Acker

Growing agri-food industry shaping Guelph’s OAC programs

The agri-food industry needs more highly qualified people, and the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) is looking for ways to help meet the demand. Producing more graduates is both a challenge and tremendous opportunity, says OAC dean Dr. Rene Van Acker. A study released five years ago indicated that there were three jobs… Read more »

Van Acker Named Dean of Ontario Ag College

The Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph will soon have a new dean. The school announced Tuesday that weed management expert Rene Van Acker, currently associate dean of external relations and a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, will begin a five-year term on September 1. “I am very excited to work with our… Read more »