Coletti steps in as CALS interim dean

November 8, 2017

Joe ColettiJoe Coletti, associate dean of the College of Ag and Life Sciences, will replace Wendy Wintersteen as interim dean of the college starting Nov. 20, 2017, as Wintersteen assumes the role of the 16th president of Iowa State University.

Colletti’s Iowa State career began in 1978, and he was appointed senior associate dean in 2006, after serving as interim chairman of the ISU Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management from 2004 to 2005. He earned his bachelor’s degree in forestry from Humboldt State University in California and his master’s and doctorate degrees in forest economics from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.