Department of Food Technology and S​cience Formed 1972
McLeod Hall renovated 1973-1975
Ph.D. Program Approved 1981
UT switches to semesters 1988
UT Creamery closed 1989
Department name changed to “Food Science and Technology” 199​2
Creamery renovation to the Food Safety and Processing Building 1993-1998
Decision to focus research programs in microbiological food safety and food biopolymer chemistry 1999
B.S. in Food Science Approved 2007
Construction begins on new Food Science Building 2009
moved to new food science & technology building ​2013