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Northwest Research and Outreach Center Plant Pathologist Charla Hollingsworth, Ph.D., Awarded Tenure by University of Minnesota Board of Regents
May 27, 2008

Contact: Charla Hollingsworth, extension plant pathologist, 218-281-8627 (, Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (

Crookston, Minn. (May 27, 2008) – The University of Minnesota Board of Regents
Charla Hollingsworth, Ph.D.
Charla Hollingsworth, Ph.D.
awarded tenure for Associate Professor Charla Hollingsworth, Ph.D., effective July 1, 2008. Hollingsworth is a plant pathologist with extension and research responsibilities. While housed at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center in Crookston, Minn., her tenure home is located in the department of plant pathology in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

Hollingsworth earned her doctorate in agronomy specializing in plant pathology/plant breeding from the University of Wyoming in Laramie. She earned her master’s of science in agronomy and her bachelor’s of science in agroecology from the University of Wyoming as well. Hollingsworth is a member of the
American Phytopathological Society, the Canadian Phytopathological Society and the North Central and Western Regional Committees for Diseases on Small Grains.

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