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4-H gets academic home in ISU College of Human Sciences

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4-H Youth Development always has had a physical home on the Iowa State University campus. Now ISU Extension’s youth program has an academic home as well. With the arrival in May of Nancy Franz as the new associate dean for ISU Extension and Outreach for Families and 4-H Youth, ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development has formally joined the College of Human Sciences Franz will serve 4-H as an academic matchmaker, originating partnerships with people and programs within the college as well as across the Iowa State campus. Chuck Morris will continue to direct day-to-day operations for the 4-H program, which reaches one in five Iowa youth with leadership, citizenship, communication and life skills development.

This article appeared in July 2010 -- From Jerry Miller Newsletter