Visiting Scarff Professor Featured April 29 in Livestream Interview

George Wyeth, who is spending Term III as Lawrence University’s Stephen Edward Scarff Memorial Visiting Professor in the government department, will be the featured guest of The Post-Crescent’s weekly “Newsmaker” livestream interview Thursday, April 29 at 1 p.m. You can watch it here.

A 1973 Lawrence graduate, Wyeth is director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Policy and Program Change Division. He will be discussing his Scarff appointment as well as his work with the EPA, where he tests and promotes innovative approaches to environmental protection as the county transitions to a “green economy.”

Wyeth has played a lead role in overseeing the use of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma strategies to achieve environmental improvement, streamlined EPA’s administrative processes and developed agency strategies to promote the use of sustainable products.