KNOW YOUR DEPARTMENT HEAD
DR. KEVIN POND
Dr. Kevin Pond, a Colorado native, joined CSU as the Department of Animal Sciences Head in August 2011. He grew up in rural Ithaca, New York, graduated in Animal Science from Cornell University and attended Texas A&M University where he received a master of science (1979) and a Ph.D. in nutrition (1982). His professional career began at North Carolina State University in a teaching and research position where he progressed to full professor. For the past 15 years he has been Professor and Chair of the Department on Animal and Food Sciences at Texas Tech University. He anticipates seeing significant strides towards fulfilling the land grant university’s mission during his leadership through budgetary and programmatic changes, fundraising, building renovations and new construction. Dr. Pond views collaboration with constituents in the livestock industries of Colorado as an important key in the education of our nation’s future agricultural leaders and his vision is to see the department become one of the leading institutions of animal sciences in the world.