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Meet Provost Cockett

Noelle Cockett

Noelle E. Cockett was named Utah State University's Provost on July 1, 2013. Cockett was most recently Dean of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences and Vice President for Extension at Utah State University.

She grew up on a beef cattle ranch in eastern Montana and received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from Montana State University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Animal Breeding and Genetics from Oregon State University, and then spent five years as a Research Geneticist at the USDA, ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska. Noelle joined Utah State University as an assistant professor in 1990, was promoted to associate professor in 1993, and to full professor in 1996. She has also served as the Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and the Interim Provost for USU.


Dr. Noelle E. Cockett
1435 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
Tel: 435-797-1167