University of Alberta

Brief Administrative History

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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-present Michael W. Caldwell
 
Associate Chair (Graduate Studies) 
1994-1998 William M. Samuel 
1998-2001 Jeffrey I. Goldberg 
2001-2004 John P. Chang
2005-2008 Heather McDermid
2008-present Rolf Vinebrooke
 
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-present Declan W. Ali

 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-present Heather Proctor
 
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 

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