David L. Chicoine
David L. Chicoine, Ph.D., 69, is a former president of South Dakota State University, South Dakota’s land grant research institution. He served as president of the university from 2007-2016 and professor of economics from 2016 until his retirement in May. Prior to 2007, he was professor of agricultural economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and held various positions of increasing administrative responsibility with the University of Illinois, including department head and dean and most recently as vice president for technology and economic development. Dr. Chicoine was elected to the Monsanto board in April 2009 and is a member of the Science and Technology Committee and of the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Dr. Chicoine also serves on the board of Raven Industries, Inc.
Dr. Chicoine has been elected to a term that expires in 2018.