Embracing the modern era
2007 – Faculty changes its name to the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences
2008 – Faculty purchases 800 acres for a fraction of its market value from the Bocock family, who ran dairy farm on the land. The St. Albert Research Station
will have agricultural and environmental research conducted on it.
2010 – Faculty receives a 12,000-acre ranch in SW Alberta from Edwin and Ruth Mattheis. The donation paves the way for the creation of the Rangeland Research Institute
2011 – The Department of Rural Economy changes its name again to the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology
2015 – The Faculty celebrates its Centennial
Today, the Faculty has 1,650 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students.
The Faculty of composed of four departments:
- Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
- Human Ecology
- Renewable Resources
- Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology and the Devonian Botanic Garden.