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Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences
Dr. Kevin Pond

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A Message From Dr. Kevin Pond

Welcome to the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences at West Texas A&M University. I am extremely excited to join the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences as dean. The stars seem to be aligning at West Texas A&M University with great support from the Texas A&M University system, the agriculture industry, alumni and friends.

The mission of the college is to provide excellence in teaching, research, and professional service in the major areas we serve and, ultimately, to prepare students for employment by providing them with a skill set that will make them successful now and into the future, regardless of their chosen path.

The internationally recognized faculty of the college is eager to work with students in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field. Students can pursue a variety of activities, from assisting the faculty in conducting cutting-edge research to completing an internship with a company competing in the global marketplace. These real-world experiences in the various disciplines are the hallmark of our college and university.

In addition to the outstanding academic training our students receive, the college offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities including judging teams, departmental clubs, service learning activities, and leadership opportunities.

The new facilities, outstanding faculty, students and programs make West Texas A&M Univerisity the rising star in agriculture and natural sciences. Thank you for your interest in and support of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me or one of the departments in the college.

Kevin Pond, Ph.D.
Dean
Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences
 

 

Academic Departments

College Profile

Undergraduate Enrollment 1,384
Graduate Enrollment 115
Total Enrollment 1,499
Number of Faculty 52
Faculty with Terminal Degrees 88%
Number of Baccalaureate Programs 14
Number of Master Programs 5
Number of Doctoral Programs 1