Power Lunch Series

The Power Lunch Series is a business networking opportunity featuring a prominent newsmaker who is focused on relevant issues in our community.

Linton, Richard

Tuesday, June 14

Kansas State University Alumni Center, 11:30 a.m., register here.  

President Richard Linton

Dr. Richard H. Linton serves as the 15th president of Kansas State University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology, a master’s degree in food science and a doctorate in food science, all from Virginia Tech University. He participated in the Food Systems Leadership Institute from 2009-2011 and completed the Harvard Graduate School’s Institutional Educational Management Program in 2018.

Before coming to K-State in February 2022, Linton served as dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University from 2012-2022, as department chair of food science and technology at The Ohio State University from 2011-2012, and as a faculty member of the department of food science at Purdue University from 1994-2011. While at Purdue, Linton also served as the founder and director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering and as the associate director of agricultural research programs.


Past lunch speakers:
Dick Carter, The Carter Group (12/14/21)
Dr. Marvin Wade, USD 383 Superintendent and Jurdene Coleman, USD 383 School Board President (10/12/21)
U.S. Representative Tracey Mann (6/8/21)
David Toland. Lt. Governor of Kansas - State of Kansas Framework for Growth (4/4/21) Watch the recorded version here.
Ron Fehr, City of Manhattan Manager - State of the City address (2/9/21) Watch the recorded version here.
Laura Kelly, Governor of Kansas and Dick Carter, The Carter Group (12/8/20) Watch the recorded version.
Dennis Butler, Director Riley County Police Department (8/11/20) Watch the recorded version.
Richard Myers, President, Kansas State University (6/9/20) Watch the recorded version.
Dr. Marvin Wade, USD 383 Superintendent and Karla Hagemeister, USD 383 School Board President (5/7/20)
Watch the recorded version.


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