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Swiger, Louis A.


Biographical Note

Born on September 16,1932 in Waverly, Ohio, Louis A. Swiger received a B.S. in Animal Husbandry from Ohio State University in 1954, an M.S. from Iowa State University, and a PhD in 1960 also from Iowa State University. He taught and conducted research at the University of Nebraska from 1962-1965. He then transferred to Ohio State University where he remained until 1980. In 1980, Swiger accepted the position of head of the Department of Animal Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was later promoted to Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Assistant Director of the VIrginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Director of the Experiment Station, Acting Dean of CALS, and Dean of CALS from 1993 until his retirement in 2003.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Louis A. Swiger Papers

Identifier: Ms-2004-013

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, and awards relating to Louis A. Swiger's career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Dates: 1986 - 2003