Pauline Wilson becomes dean
Pauline Park Wilson is named dean of the School of Home Economics after Creswell retires from administrative duties. Instructional faculty in the school consists of 21 members.
Family Development established
The Family Development department is established. Courses in experimental foods reflect the trend toward prepared foods and the availability of modern kitchen appliances.
Establishment of infant lab
The infant laboratory is established as part of the UGA Nursery School. Family and Child Development major added
Board of Regents grants extension agents faculty status
The school's majors offerings increases from six to nine: clothing and textiles, dietetics and institution management, experimental foods, family development, home demonstration, home economics education, housing and management, nutrition, and general home economics.
Creswell Research Fund
The Creswell Research Fund is established in honor of Mary Creswell and provides faculty grants, graduate research funding and funding for equipment used in research by the school.
Dean Maude Pye Hood
Maude Pye Hood is named dean
Mary Speirs becomes dean
Mary Speirs is named dean and would serve in this role for 17 years, overseeing the expansion of Dawson Hall as well as numerous research programs.
Enrollment in the school is at 219 students in 1954, down from a high of 424 in 1941.