David L. Chicoine, Ph.D., 69, is professor of economics at South Dakota State University, South Dakota’s land grant research institution and was also president of the university from 2007-2016. Prior to 2007, he was professor of agricultural economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and held various positions of increasing administrative responsibility with the University of Illinois, including department head and dean and most recently as vice president for technology and economic development. Dr. Chicoine was elected to the Monsanto board in April 2009 and is a member of the Science and Technology Committee and of the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee.
Dr. Chicoine has been elected to a term that expires in 2018.
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