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Title: Gerald Henry Associate Professor Vote on Tenure


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Gerald HenryAssociate ProfessorVote on Tenure
  • Miguel Cabrera, Wayne Hanna, Clint Waltz

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Gerald Henry
  • 2007 - Ph.D., NCSU
  • 2007-2012 Assist. Prof., Texas Tech Univ.
  • 100 Teaching
  • 2012-Present Assoc. Prof., UGA
  • Athletic Association Professorship in
    Environmental Turfgrass
  • 60 Teaching, 40 Research
  • Responsibilities to enhance teaching and
    research programs in turfgrass science at UGA

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Teaching at Texas Tech Univ.
  • Fall 2007-2011 PSS 3309
  • Introduction to Turfgrass Science (11-17)
  • Fall 2008-2010 PSS 1110
  • Freshman/Transfer Student Seminar (16-38)
  • Golf Course Construction (7,17)
  • Spring 2008-2011 PSS 4316
  • Turfgrass Physiology and Ecology (8-15)
  • Spring 2009,2011 PSS 4318
  • Turf Pest Management (15-22)
  • Spring 2009,2010 PSS 5318
  • Advanced Turf Physiology and Ecology (1,3)

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Teaching at Texas Tech Univ.
  • 2011-Outstanding Young Faculty Award
  • College of Agric. Sci. Natural Resources
  • 2007-2012 - Graduate Students
  • (3 M.S., 1 Ph.D.)

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Teaching at UGA
  • Fall 2012 CRSS 4090 (3 cr)
  • Advanced Turfgrass Science (12 4.2)
  • Spring 2013 CRSS 3270/3270L (3 cr)
  • Turfgrass Management (23/7 4.5)
  • Fall 2013 CRSS 4220 (2 cr)
  • Topics in Crop and Soil Sci. (11 3.8)
  • Spring 2014 CRSS 4090 (3 cr)
  • Advanced Turfgrass Science (16 4.2)
  • Numbers following each course title indicate
    number of students and average student evaluation
    for the course.

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Teaching/Mentoring at UGA
  • 16 Undergraduate Students
  • 2 Graduate Students (M.S., Ph.D.)
  • 1 Post-doc (2012-2013)
  • Adjunct Faculty Univ. of Tennessee
  • Department of Plant Sciences
  • -(Ph.D. student)

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Enrollment in Turfgrass Management
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Research Areas at Texas Tech
  • Weed control efficacy in turfgrass
  • Overseeding/reseeding tolerance in
  • turfgrass
  • Mowing to control weeds in turfgrass
  • Abiotic/biotic stress physiology in
  • turfgrass
  • Herbicide tolerance in specialty crops

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Research Areas at UGA
  • Site-specific turfgrass management
  • Collaboration with Toro company
  • Housing/use of mobile multi-sensor
  • data acquisition unit
  • Generated data used to submit several
  • grants and make 15 presentations
  • One Ph.D. student working on this
  • topic

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Research Areas at UGA
  • 2. Performance testing to improve athletic field
  • playability and player safety
  • Collaboration with Toro company
  • One M.S.student working on this topic
  • Dr. Henry represented the
  • Sports Turf Manager Association
  • at the 8thAnnual Urban Soccer
  • Symposium, Washington DC, May 2014

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Research Areas at UGA
  • 3. Management of turfgrass under
  • environmental and mechanical stress
  • Cool and warm-season turfgrass tolerance to heat
    and soil moisture stress.
  • Response to soil moisture gradient and mowing
    height
  • Turfgrass cold/freezing tolerance

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Research Areas at UGA
  • 4. Monitoring and mediating the fate of
  • pesticides and nutrients in turfgrass
  • Soil surfactants to reduce N
  • leaching
  • Exposure to 2,4-D in turfgrass
  • Fertility practices on nutrient fate

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Collaborative Research with Other Universities
  • North Carolina State University
  • Travis Gannon Dept. of Crop Science
  • Wesley Everman Dept. of Crop Science
  • Purdue University
  • Aaron Patton Dept. of Agronomy
  • University of Tennessee
  • Jim Brosnan Dept. of Plant Sciences
  • John Sorochan Dept. of Plant Sciences

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Funding
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Publications (25)
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Authorship Since 2012
  • 3 Senior author
  • 6 Graduate student
  • 2 Postdoc
  • 3 - Colleague

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Journals
  • Crop Science, Weed Science, Weed Technology,
    HortScience, HortTechnology, Applied Turfgrass
    Science, and International Turfgrass Society
    Research Journal

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Professional Meetings since 2012 (18)
  • Southern Weed Science Society (3)
  • Crop Science Society of America (2)
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of
    American (3)
  • Sports Turf Managers Association (2)
  • SERA-IEG-25 Turf (1)
  • Urban Ag Council Edge Expo (2)
  • Southeastern Turfgrass Conference (2)
  • International Turfgrass Society (1)
  • Maryland Turfgrass Conference (1)
  • Georgia GCSA Annual Conference (1)

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Proceedings and Abstracts
  • 67 before 2012
  • 45 as Sr. Author
  • 48 since 2012
  • 16 as Sr. Author

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Invited Presentations
  • 3 International Invitations since 2012
  • Beijing, Hong Kong, British Virgin Islands
  • 7 National Invitations since 2012
  • 1 National Invitation before 2012
  • Recognized as national/international expert in
    his area of research

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Service
  • Department
  • Member, Admin. Facilities Committee
  • Member, Social Committee
  • Advisor, Turf Club
  • Coordinator, Undergraduate Turfgrass Mgmt.
  • Director, Athens Turfgrass REC
  • College
  • Member, CAES Faculty Council
  • University
  • Member, University Council

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Service
  • Profession
  • Member, C-5 Educational Committee, CSSA
  • Advisor, C-5 Grad Student Association, CSSA
  • Member, Legislative Regulatory Committee,
    Southern Weed Science Society
  • Member, Education Committee, Georgia Golf Course
    Superintendent Association
  • Assoc. Editor (2012-2013)
  • International Turfgrass Society Journal

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Service
  • State
  • Local and Co. Education Programs
  • Clarke, Spalding, Glynn, Gwinnet (500 people)
  • 6 Popular Press articles
  • Field day, Turfgrass Research Facility, Griffin

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Letters
  • Tom Samples, Extension Turfgrass Mgmt.,
  • University of Tennessee
  • Very complimentary of Dr. Henrys teaching and
    research.
  • Dr. Henry would be granted tenure in the Plant
    Sciences Dept., UT.

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Letters
  • Mike Richardson, Professor, Univ. of Arkansas
  • Recognized as leader in turf knowledge in SE USA.
  • Has achieved level of collaborations, notoriety,
    expertise, and metrics to warrant tenure.

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Letters
  • Scott Senseman, Professor and Head, University of
    Tennessee
  • Robust teaching program and very productive
    research program.
  • Has accomplished much in his career and shows a
    passion for his work.
  • Recommends granting tenure.

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Letters
  • Richard Hurley, Turfgrass Breeder, Rutgers
  • Has earned positive reputation for his teaching,
    student support, and original research.
  • Has garnered the respect of his peers in the weed
    science, crop science, agronomy, and turf
    management scientific community.

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Letters
  • Barry Brecke, Professor of Weed Science Emeritus,
    Univ. of Florida
  • Outstanding Turfgrass scientist and excellent
    communicator.
  • His accomplishments and stature . demonstrate he
    should be granted tenure.

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Letters
  • Erik Ervin, Professor and Asst. Dean, Virginia
    Tech
  • Dr. Henry has excellent metrics in terms of
    granting, publications, and service
  • Mentions no student evaluations of
    teaching/letters from former students/faculty
    review.
  • Supports granting of tenure.

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Letters
  • Nik Christians, Professor, Dept. of Horticulture,
    Iowa State Univ.
  • Service record to industry and university is
    quite good and would be above average.
  • Not a lot of documentation of teaching.
  • Dr. Henry would compare well with the most
    accomplished faculty.
  • Recommends Dr. Henry be granted tenure.

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Summary
  • Performing very well in teaching
  • Good progress in research
  • Good progress on funding
  • Good publication record
  • National and international recognition
  • Good service to department, university, and
    profession
  • Very supportive letters of reference
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