ASAS Fellow Award
Section Awarded: National
Jeffrey D. Armstrong, ASAS Fellow Award
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
Jeffrey Armstrong has provided visionary leadership to the animal science community. Armstrong’s work has been characterized by distinguished research, academic and administrative contributions to the field of animal agriculture and beyond. Evidence of his work can be found in classrooms, fundamental changes to federal policy and funding, changing perspectives on animal welfare, and countless individuals who have benefited from his leadership at the institutions he has served. In the process, he has made prodigious contributions to mission of enhancing economic development and quality of life. Most recently, he was named president of California Polytechnic State University. Jeff and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of Jessica and Zack.