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Waded Cruzado, Ph.D.

President, Montana State University | Board Member

Dr. Waded Cruzado serves as the 12th President of Montana State University. An inspirational speaker on the role of land-grant universities, she is a well-known champion of the land-grant’s tripartite mission of education, research and public outreach. President Cruzado received the 2011 Michael P. Malone Educator of the Year by the Montana Ambassadors for outstanding accomplishment, excellence and leadership in the field of education. In 2012, President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Cruzado to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development. She currently serves on the boards of the Higher Education Resource Services, as well as the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. She has been an ISEP board member since 2016.