Jason Henderson began as vice president for ISU Extension and Outreach on April 3.
Henderson comes to Iowa State from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, where he served as director of extension and senior associate dean for faculty development in the College of Agriculture and assistant vice provost for engagement. From 2007 to2013, Henderson was the vice president and Omaha branch executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Henderson holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Central College, Pella, and master's and doctoral degrees in agricultural economics from Purdue University. He is from Arlington, Iowa, and grew up on a dairy farm.
Henderson's office is in 2150 Beardshear. He can be reached by phone at 294-6675, by email at email@example.com.
Henderson succeeds John Lawrence, who retired April 2 and had served in the post since 2018.