August Appointed Interim Department Head
March 08, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, TX - Dr. John August, professor of feline
internal medicine at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary
Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named as Interim Head
of the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology. His appointment
replaces previous Interim Department Head, Fuller Bazer, whose
research is taking him out of the country. Augusts' appointment
come new duties and responsibilities for August.
"I will be responsible for the quality and scope of
instructional, research, and clinical service programs of the
department and one of my responsibilities will be to ensure a
smooth transition for the next permanent leader in the department"
said August. "My hope is that the department will have permanent
leadership in place in the near future, allowing me to hand over
the responsibility to the new Department Head in a timely way."
As a faculty member in Small Animal Clinical Sciences, August is
looking forward to having an opportunity to become better
acquainted with his colleagues in Pathobiology, through his interim
"As a faculty member in Small Animal Clinical Sciences, I've
always had a great deal of respect for my colleagues working in
Pathobiology, and this interim appointment gives me a unique
opportunity to get to know the faculty and staff of the department
better, and to learn more about their many contributions to the
academic programs of our college."
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