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Libby Metcalf named inaugural Joel Meier Distinguished Professor of Wildland Recreation at University of Montana

19/04/21 by madison
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Libby Metcalf, a CREWS project lead at the University of Montana working with the Natural Resource Social Science team, was named as the inaugural Joel Meier Distinguished Professor of Wildland Recreation in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation. This honor recognizes Metcalf’s exceptional leadership and accomplishments in research, teaching, and service in and beyond the Parks, Tourism, and Recreation Management arena. The endowed professorship was sponsored by Joel and Patti Meier, both active environmentalists and philanthropists who have supported many UM programs in the past.