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Wade Fulghum named Assistant Vice Chancellor

After a national search, Wade Fulghum has been selected for the position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Commercialization.

Wade has served as Interim Executive Director for Research Commercialization since early 2018. He has been with NC State for over twelve years and has been with Research Commercialization since 2011. During his time as Interim Executive Director, NC State’s startups have reached a fiscal year high of 21, the highest in the UNC system. We have had historic commercialization deals, including the largest deal for a startup for Locus Biosciences and the wildly popular licensing of Howling Cow ice cream to Harris Teeter grocery stores. Wade and his team have also worked to ensure the success of the Wolfpack Investor Network and the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund.