"International Programs is CALS' flagship for food security and rural development initiatives around the globe," said Kathryn Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences during the launch of IP-CALS 50th anniversary celebration in Mann Library on February 15, 2013.

Boor was joined by Larry Zuidema, former associate director who began his career with IP-CALS in 1964, Ronnie Coffman, current IP-CALS director, and Sarah Davidson Evanega, the newly named senior associate director of IP-CALS.