David Constant has been named head of the department of biological and agricultural engineering, a joint position shared between the LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Engineering.
Constant, most recently dean of the LSU Graduate School, has been on the LSU faculty since 1984. He holds the Humphreys T. Turner Professorship in the department of civil and environmental engineering and has served as associate dean and then interim dean in the College of Engineering.
The department's teaching faculty has been moved to the College of Engineering, according to John Russin, vice chancellor for research at the LSU AgCenter.
Faculty research appointments will remain in the AgCenter.