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Office of the Dean - CAENS

Dean of CAENS, and
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Dean, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences

Dr. Walter A. Hill serves as Dean of the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS) and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Dr. Hill has held several administrative positions at Tuskegee University. He was formerly appointed to the position of Provost on Sept. 12, 2013. He was previously vice provost and dean of the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS). He has also served as the Interim Dean of the Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science (TSACS).

Hill received his doctorate in agronomy and environmental chemistry from the University of Illinois, master’s degrees from both the University of Arizona and the University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from Lake Forest College in Illinois. Hill currently serves as director of the George Washington Carver Agricultural Experiment Station and the 1890 Research and Extension Programs at Tuskegee University.

The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences prepares students for basic and applied animal (pre-veterinarian), biological (pre-health), chemical, environmental, food and nutritional, plant, and natural resource science professions as well as agricultural and resource economics.

The development of students in preparation for future challenges and opportunities in their fields is central to all we do. Committed to excellence, we promote in students first of all competence in their fields, leadership and teamwork skills, critical thinking and effective communication.

We also consider important a spirit of inquiry, creativity, a sense of service and a desire for life-long learning. We invite you to visit our website to read our mission statement and learn about our bachelor and master's degree programs and our new Ph.D. program in Integrative Biosciences.  You will also find information there about our George Washington Carver Agricultural Experiment Station, research centers and numerous outreach projects.

Along with instruction, we endeavor to integrate into undergraduate programs opportunities for student experiences in sponsored research projects and outreach activities in local communities and across the nation and world.

The Dean's Office is located in room 110 Henderson Hall. You may contact the Dean's office by telephone at 334-727-8157 or by e-mail at

Dr. Walter Hill
Dean - College of Agriculture, Environment & Nutrition Sciences,
Henderson Hall, Suite 110,