Martin to lead Division of Extension

Karl Martin, who has served as interim dean and director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension since June 2018, has been chosen to serve as the permanent dean and director of the division.

“Karl has thoroughly demonstrated his leadership qualities since arriving at Extension, and his term as interim has shown that he is the right choice to lead the unit in the long term,” UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says. “Extension plays a critical role in the communities and economy of the state, and the lives of Wisconsin citizens. I look forward to continuing to work with Karl and helping him carry out his vision for continuing to serve the state of Wisconsin.”

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