Castiglioni Says 'Goodbye' As CVM Administrator
Posted May 18, 2017
Faculty, staff, administrators, and students
celebrated the service of Dr. Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni to the
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical
Sciences (CVM) and wished her a fond farewell as an administrator
in the college during a reception on Monday, May 15, in the VENI
Building’s Mark Francis Room.
Castiglioni, who previously served as CVM associate dean for
undergraduate education and head of the Department of Veterinary
Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), began as an assistant provost in
the Texas A&M Office of the Provost in March and continued to
serve as VIBS department chair until June.
Now, Castiglioni remains as a part-time faculty member in VIBS
while serving as assistant provost, a newly created position
designed to develop strategies and programs to encourage more
faculty nominations to prestigious awards.
“This new position is in keeping with the prominent goal of
President (Michael K.) Young and Provost (Karan) Watson to ‘raise
the bar’ at TAMU to reach an even higher level of excellence,” said
Dr. Eleanor Green, the Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine at
Texas A&M. “I can think of no one more suited to this
In the CVM, Castiglioni developed an enviable reputation for
successful nominations of faculty and staff for awards at all
levels, according to Green.
“Her letters were consistently compelling in content and
well-targeted to the respective reviewers and decision makers; her
impact in CVM in helping faculty receive awards which set them up
for higher level awards is impressive,” Green said. “I have no
doubt she will make an impact on TAMU in this new role.”
In Castiglioni’s absence, Dr. Jane Welsh will serve as VIBS
interim department head until a permanent department head is
See more images from Dr. Castiglioni’s farewell reception at the
CVM Flickr account.
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