Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

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History

April 1991

  • Professors Jean Gipe and Betty Tracy begin development of AMM degree and ATRC

Spring 1992

  • Apparel Technology and Research Center (ATRC) established

1991-1995

  • Extensive regional and national industry consultation to develop a program for industry managers
  • Completion of University and CSU system approval process for new AMM degree
  • Completion of Department of Defense-Defense Logistics Agency(DoD-DLA) research contract paperwork for ATRC

September 1995

  • Approval of AMM degree received – Professor Tracy, Program Director
  • Approval of $10+ million DoD-DLA contract received – Professor Gipe, ATRC Director

January 1996

  • First group of AMM students admitted – total 39 students
  • DoD-DLA contract includes remodeling of Bldg. 45, the “home” for AMM and the ATRC

1997

  • Apparel Production Option receives Apparel Manufacturer’s Association (now American Apparel & Footwear Association) professional accreditation –one of only 13 programs in the US
  • AMM and ATRC occupy newly remodeled Bldg. 45 labs and offices

2001

  • AMM becomes a stand-alone department within the College of Agriculture
  • DoD-DLA contract closes ATRC

2004

  • Professor Tracy retires
  • Professor Gipe becomes AMM Chair

2006

  • 10th anniversary enrollment – 245
  • Dr. Kilduff begins as AMM Chair

2007

  • Professor Gipe retires

2015

  • Dr. Regan retires

2017

  • Dr. Tucker retires
  • Dr. Senanayake becomes Interim AMM Chair
  • AMM enrollment - 394