Huntington University and the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies has appointed the first faculty member for the animal science program. Jessica Baggerman has been named assistant professor of agriculture. She will also teach animal science and animal production courses. Baggerman currently serves as a muscle biology lab graduate research assistant in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science from Oklahoma State and her master’s degree in animal science from Texas Tech. In 2016, Baggerman was a recipient of North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Graduate Student Teaching Award.