1031 N. Academic Way,
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Student Union Building
PO Box 444264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
Director, Office of Community Partnerships
Priscilla's responsibility is to support university partnerships with communities, non-profit organizations and public agencies throughout Idaho. She has over 20 years of experience building connections between universities and their statewise constituents, with a focus on rural economic development. Her work is guided by a core belief that by engaging with statewide constituents, universities produce more useful research and students have better learning outcomes.
Priscilla's books include How to Conduct Your Own Survey (with Don Dillman), Guide to Rural Data (with Anita Waller), and Small Towns, Big Picture.
Director, UI Extension
Charlotte Eberlein served as Extension Weed Specialist for North Dakota State University before joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota. In her research/teaching position at the University of Minnesota, she conducted research on weed management systems for corn and small grains and taught graduate courses in weed biology and herbicide mode of action. In 1989, she moved to a research/extension position with the University of Idaho with responsibilities in integrated weed management systems for potatoes and the molecular genetics and physiology of herbicide resistant weeds. She was appointed District III Director for Cooperative Extension in 1998. She served as Interim Extension Director for 1 1/2 years before being named Extension Director in 2003. She is committed to helping CALS and UI Extension serve diverse audiences throughout the state.
Associate Vice President of Research
Dr. Merrell is Associate Vice President for Economic Development and Chief Technology Transfer Officer at the University of Idaho. Gene oversees the Office of Technology Transfer, which is responsible for the management of the University’s intellectual property portfolio. He serves on the Clearwater Economic Development Association’s Board of Directors, Business Development and Finance Council and its Operations and Finance Council. Gene is the University’s representative on the Board of Directors of the American Manufacturers Network and the Palouse Knowledge Corridor. Prior to joining the university, he was Vice President for Research of the Process Chemicals and Energy Chemicals subsidiaries of BetzDearborn, Inc. Gene was with the company for 19 years and is listed as inventor on seven U.S. patents. He was also co-founder of Analytical Laboratories, Inc., a small independent service organization providing consultation and testing on environmental issues. Gene received his B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Houston Baptist University and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Washington State University.He is active in Search and Rescue and enjoys his Appaloosas.