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Jan. 30, 2009

Merry Rankin


Merry Rankin arrived on campus this week to serve as Iowa State's first director of sustainability programs. Rankin comes to Iowa State from the state Department of Natural Resources, where most recently she led a program that captured the assistance of thousands of volunteers statewide to maintain and improve parks, trails and natural areas. She has two degrees from Iowa State, a B.S. in business and M.S. in wildlife biology. Rankin's office is in 108H General Services Building. She can be reached by phone at 4-5052; by e-mail at Photo by Bob Elbert.