Jeff Armstrong

Jeffrey Armstrong, President, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Jeffrey Armstrong started his tenure as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's ninth president in 2011. Prior to joining Cal Poly, he served as dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and professor of animal science at Michigan State University, beginning in 2001. Armstrong served as chair of the United Egg Producers Animal Welfare Advisory Committee and advised McDonald's Corporation in animal welfare, as well as broader issues related to corporate social responsibility. He served as chair of the APLU Board of Agriculture Assembly Farm Bill Committee and co-chair of CREATE-21, and contributed to significant changes in the most recent Congressional Farm Bill. Armstrong also served on the USDA Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Committee and recently served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Seventh District Advisory Council on Small Business, Labor and Agriculture. He holds a Ph.D. in Physiology Interdisciplinary from North Carolina State University, a M.S. in Physiology Biochemistry from North Carolina State University and a B.S. in Animal Science Biology from Murray State University.