Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
The Department of Forestry was renamed the Division of Forestry.
The Division of Forestry became the School of Forestry.
The School of Forestry moved from Ricks Hall to Kilgore Hall.
Department of Forest Management was established. Curriculum in the School of Forestry was divided into departments for the first time.
The School of Forestry was renamed the School of Forest Resources.
The Department of Forest Management ws renamed the Department of Forestry.
The School of Forest Resources moved from Kilgore Hall to Biltmore Hall.
The School of Forest Resources Library opened in Biltmore Hall. It later became the Natural Resources Library.
J. Charles Lee was awarded a PhD. He had previously earned a Bachelors of Science degree in 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.