|1961||Charles J Fillmore and William S-Y Yang begin at Ohio State
Founding of the Division of Linguistics, with Bill Wang serving as chair
|1963||Terrence S Kaufman begins|
|1965||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.
|1967||Department of Linguistics established, June 19th
Ilse Lehiste is the first Chair
First volume of OSU Working Papers in Linguistics is published.
|1969||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)
|1971||Mike Geis begins|
|1972||David Dowty begins|
|1979||Brian Joseph and Robert Fox begin at Ohio State
The first edition of Language Files is published (Geoghegan, Latta, Perkins & D. Schaffer, eds)
|1985||Mary Beckman and Dave Odden begin at Ohio State
First Conference on Laboratory Phonology, held at Ohio State
|1987||Peter Culicover begins
Ilse Lehiste retires
Linguistics is awarded the Academic Challenge Award
Bob Levine, Craige Roberts and Don Winford begin.
|1990||Carl Pollard begins|
|1991||Language Files 5 is published (Crabtree and Powers, eds.)
Linguistics moves from Cunz to Oxley
Beth Hume begins
|1993||Ohio State hosts the LSA Summer Institute
Keith Johnson begins as a faculty member
Robert Kasper begins.
|1995||Sam Rosenthall begins|
|2000||Chris Brew and Shari Speer begin at Ohio State|
|2001||100th Linguistics PhD at Ohio State is filed!
Detmar Meurers begins
Linguistics is awarded the Departmental Teaching Excellence Award
|2005||Mike White begins
Linguistics awarded a Targeted Investment in Excellence Award
Cynthia Clopper and Judith Tonhauser begin.
|2007||Kathryn Campbell Kibler begins|
|2010||William Schuler begins|
|2012||Micha Elsner and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe begin|
|2013||Becca Morley begins|
|2015||The department moves from Oxley to offices in the Ohio Stadium|