John Nason has been named the chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology (EEOB) at Iowa State University.
Nason, a professor of ecology, evolution and organismal biology, has been at Iowa State since 2000. He succeeds Jonathan Wendel, Distinguished Professor and professor of ecology, evolution and organismal biology. Wendel is returning to faculty rank after concluding his term as chair.
EEOB is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).
Nason's appointment is effective July 1.