University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Department of Animal Biology | University of Illinois Archives
In 1974, the Department of Zoology was divided INT the provisional departments of Genetics and Development and Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution. In 1976, the Board of Trustees approved the reorganization creating the latter department.1
On November 18, 1999, the Board of Trustees approved the redesignation of the department of Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution as the Department of Animal Biology.2
1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 58th Report, March 17, 1976, P. 576.
2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 70th Report, November 18, 1999, p. 430.