Lannie WitLannie Wit
Department of Agronomy & Horticulture
Lannie manages all operations of the John Seaton Anderson Turfgrass and Ornamental Research Facility. The facility has 75 acres of intensively managed land that includes a golf course putting green. It is the largest turfgrass facility in the United States. Lannie has developed systems which allow the facility to function most effectively. He has implemented practices that ensure the quality and genetic integrity of the grasses. His highly efficient management skills in maintaining the numerous research and demonstration plots contributes significantly to the success of the nationally recognized team of researchers who use the facility.
Pictured: front row: Linda Shearman, wife Mary, Lannie Wit, Regent Kyle Arganbright
back row: Sam Shafer, Roch Gaussoin, Terry Riordan, Vice President and Vice Chancellor John Owens, Bob Shearman, Chancellor Harvey Perlman