Ingrid C. “Indy” Burke
, an accomplished ecosystem ecologist and director of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming (UW), has been appointed the 16th Dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES).
Burke, who is also the Wyoming Excellence Chair of Ecology at the University of Wyoming, will join F&ES on Oct. 1, Yale President Peter Salovey announced in a message to the community
. She will be the first female Dean in the School’s history, and her initial term runs through June 30, 2021.