Division of Forestry becomes the School of Forestry.
The School of Forestry moves from Ricks Hall to Kilgore Hall.
Department of Forest Management established, curriculum in the School of Forestry thus divided into departments for the first time
The School of Forestry is renamed the School of Forest Resources.
The Department of Forest Management is renamed the Department of Forestry.
The School of Forest Resources moves from Kilgore Hall to Biltmore Hall.
J. Charles Lee was awarded a Ph.D. He had previously earned a Bachelors of Science degree (1964). He later became president of Mississippi State University.
The Department of Forestry was renamed the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. More historical information exists on the departmental website.