COLLEGE STATION, TX (February 29, 2012)—The graduating and incoming cohorts of the AgriLife Advanced Leadership Program met at the AgriLife Center on February 29th, 2012. Dr. Mark Hussey, Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences, welcomed cohort members, Steering and Executive Committee members as well as Agency Directors and representatives. The first cohort presented their Capstone Assignment, The Land Grant System in 2025, and received their graduation awards. The incoming cohort met their colleagues and had an opportunity to network with the outgoing class. Guest speaker for the evening was Professor James A. Olson, Senior Lecturer at TAMU’s Bush School of Government and Public Service and former Career Officer in the Directorate of Operations with the Central Intelligence Agency.