|Charles J Fillmore and William S-Y Yang begin at Ohio State
Founding of the Division of Linguistics, with Bill Wang serving as chair
|Terrence S Kaufman begins
|The PhD Program in Linguistics is established
Mantaro Hashimoto and Anne Yue-Hashimoto are the first graduates that year
Ilse Lehiste and Cathy Callaghan begin.
|Department of Linguistics established, June 19th
Ilse Lehiste is the first Chair
First volume of OSU Working Papers in Linguistics is published.
|Arnold Zwicky begins at Ohio State
Move from University Hall to Cunz Hall (due to an anechoic chamber warping the building and causing it to be condemned)
|Mike Geis begins
|David Dowty begins
|Brian Joseph and Robert Fox begin at Ohio State
The first edition of Language Files is published (Geoghegan, Latta, Perkins & D. Schaffer, eds)
|Mary Beckman and Dave Odden begin at Ohio State
First Conference on Laboratory Phonology, held at Ohio State
|Peter Culicover begins
Ilse Lehiste retires
Linguistics is awarded the Academic Challenge Award
Bob Levine, Craige Roberts and Don Winford begin.
|Carl Pollard begins
|Language Files 5 is published (Crabtree and Powers, eds.)
Linguistics moves from Cunz to Oxley
Beth Hume begins
|Ohio State hosts the LSA Summer Institute
Keith Johnson begins as a faculty member
Robert Kasper begins.
|Sam Rosenthall begins
|Chris Brew and Shari Speer begin at Ohio State
|100th Linguistics PhD at Ohio State is filed!
Detmar Meurers begins
Linguistics is awarded the Departmental Teaching Excellence Award
|Mike White begins
Linguistics awarded a Targeted Investment in Excellence Award
Cynthia Clopper and Judith Tonhauser begin.
|Kathryn Campbell Kibler begins
|William Schuler begins
|Micha Elsner and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe begin
|Becca Morley begins
|The department moves from Oxley to offices in the Ohio Stadium