Leadership

As a backdrop to the department leadership presented below, click here to view a timeframe of animal sciences changes at The Ohio State University.

Dairy

Dairy Husbandry and Science

1994: Department of Dairy Science merged into Department of Animal Sciences
William E. Krauss Fordyce Ely Noland L. VanDemark Glen H. Schmidt David L. Zartman  
Dairy Husbandry Dairy Husbandry/Science Dairy Science Dairy Science Dairy Science  
1947 1948-1963 1963-1974? 1974-1984 1984-1994  

Dairying and Technology

John W. Decker Oscar Erf Robert B. Stoltz Ira A. Gould
Dairying (Dairy; Dairy School) Dairying Dairy Technology Dairy Technology
1900-1907 1907-1929 1929-1947 1949-1965-?

Poultry

Freeman S. Jacoby Everett L. Dakan Alden R. Winter Robert E. Cook
Poultry Husbandry Poultry Husbandry Poultry Science Poultry Science
1920-1923 1923-1955 1955-1965 1965-1969
1994: Department of Poultry Science merged into Department of Animal Sciences
Edward C. Naber Gerald B. Havenstein Forest V. Muir  
Poultry Science Poultry Science Poultry Science  
1969-1986 1986-1989 1990-1994  

Animal

Charles S. Plumb Carl Warren Gay Donald J. Kays Thomas S. Sutton Lawrence A. Kauffman
Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry Animal Science Animal Science
1902-1920 1920-1940 1940-1951 1951-1955 1955-1958
         
George R. Johnson Vern R. Cahill (acting) Donald E. Becker Charles F. Parker Glen H. Schmidt
Animal Science Animal Science Animal Science Animal Science Animal Science
1958-1983 1983-1984 1984-1987 1987-1991 1991-1994
         
1994: Department of Animal Science merged into Department of Animal Sciences
         
David L. Zartman James E. Kinder Joseph S. Hogan (interim) Ronald S. Kensinger Henry N. Zerby
Animal Sciences Animal Sciences Animal Sciences Animal Sciences Animal Sciences
1994-1999 1999-2010 2011 2012-2014 2014-2016
    Bill Weiss (Interim) John Foltz      
Bill Weiss (Interim) John Foltz      
Animal Sciences Animal Sciences      
2016-2017 2017-present