Tester, Baucus announce MSU President chosen for top agricultural board

Senators congratulate Cruzado

(U.S. SENATE) – Montana Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus today congratulated Montana State University President Dr. Waded Cruzado on her appointment to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development:

“Waded is a tremendous educator and a talented leader,” Tester said. “During her tenure, Montana State has grown as a leader in agriculture research and strengthened our state’s top industry. Her talent and hard work will help solve one of the world’s greatest problems – global hunger. I know she will make all Montanans proud.”

“Waded has the kind of vision and work ethic needed to tackle one of our greatest humanitarian struggles – ensuring families around the world are fed,” Baucus said. “She is an excellent choice for this important post and has a proven track record of serving, educating and leading.”

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve on the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development, which addresses global hunger and other issues that are important in Montana, our country and beyond,” Cruzado said. “Through this appointment, I look forward to helping advise the U.S. Agency for International Development on nutrition and global agricultural issues and projects.”

The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development advises developing nations on how to tackle hunger and food security.