Hiring That Crosses Disciplines Can Create New Tensions

NC State is one of a number of institutions that has recently focused on hiring professors to work on topics that cross fields and departments. Laura R. Severin, English; Montserrat Fuentes, statistics; Randy Avent, Office of Research, Innovation & Economic Development; Fred Gould and Gabriel Zilnik, entomology; Jason Delborne, forestry and environmental resources; Tsai Lu Liu, graphic & industrial design, featured.