Conrado "Bobby" Gempesaw (1985 Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics), dean of the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, has accepted the position of provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Miami University.
1961 M.S. in Agricultural Economics, he received the 2009 Charles Lupton Volunteer Award from the Division of Development and Alumni Relations. This award honors outstanding volunteer service to the division, the University and the community. Les has been particularly active in the CAS Alumni Council for many years.