Brief Administrative History

I) Department of Biological Sciences:


Chair
1994-1995 William Paranchych
1995-2000 Susan E. Jensen
2000-2002 Gregory J. Taylor
2002-2003 Laura S. Frost (Acting Chair)
2003-2008 Laura S. Frost
2008-2019 Michael W. Caldwell
2019-Present David Coltman

Associate Chair (Graduate Studies)
1994-1998 William M. Samuel
1998-2001 Jeffrey I. Goldberg
2001-2004 John P. Chang
2005-2008 Heather McDermid
2008-2012 Rolf Vinebrooke
2012-2015 Heather McDermid
2015-2019 Tracy Raivio
2019-Present James Stafford

Associate Chair (Undergraduate Studies)
1994-1996 Mark R.T. Dale
1996-1999 David D. Cass
1999-2001 Beverly K. Mitchell
2001-2005 Mark V.H. Wilson
2005-2009 Cindy A. Paszkowski
2009-2014 Declan W. Ali
2014-Present Jocelyn Hall

Associate Chair (Research)
1994-1995 William J. Page
1995-1997 John B. Bell
1997-2000 Gregory J. Taylor
2000-2002 Laura S. Frost
2002-2005 Cindy A. Paszkowski
2005-2008 Frank Nargang
2008-2014 Heather Proctor
2015-2019 Brian Lanoil
2019-Present Keith Tierney

II) Chairs/Heads of Former Departments:


Department of Biology
1912-1920 Francis J. Lewis

Department of Botany
1921-1938 Francis J. Lewis
1939-1957 Ezra H. Moss
1957-1965 Harold J. Brodie
1966-1971 Wilson N. Stewart
1971-1979 Paul R. Gorham
1979-1984 David D. Cass
1984-1992 Keith E. Denford
1992-1994 Mark R.T. Dale

Department of Entomology
1922-1954 Edgar Harold Strickland
1954-1973 Brian Hocking
1973-1978 George E. Ball
1978-1979 Ronald H. Gooding (Acting Chair)
1979-1984 George E. Ball
1984-1989 Beverly K. Mitchell
1989-1994 Ronald H. Gooding

Department of Genetics
1961-1966 Clayton O. Person
1966-1967 W. Edward Smith, John Kuspira (Co-Acting Chairs)
1968-1969 Jan Weijer
1969-1970 LeRoy P.V. Johnson (Acting Chair)
1970-1971 John Kuspira (Acting Chair)
1971-1977 R.C. (Jack) von Borstel
1977-1978 David Nash (Acting Chair)
1978-1981 R.C. (Jack) von Borstel
1981-1982 Curtis Strobeck
1983-1989 David Nash
1989-1990 John Kuspira (Acting Chair)
1990-1993 David Nash
1993-1994 Ross B. Hodgetts

Department of Microbiology
1962-1964 Gordon E. Myers
1964-1966 James N. Campbell (Acting Chair)
1966-1969 Wilfred E. Razzell
1969-1989 Donald W.S. Westlake
1989-1994 William Paranchych

Department of Zoology
1921-1956 William Rowan
1956-1958 Richard B. Miller
1958-1960 J. Ralph Nursall
1961-1964 Donald M. Ross
1964-1969 J. Ralph Nursall
1969-1974 William A. Fuller
1974-1978 J. Ralph Nursall
1978-1983 Fu-Shiang Chia
1983-1989 Richard E. Peter
1989-1990 John C. Holmes (Acting Chair)
1990-1992 Richard E. Peter
1992-1994 John C. Holmes