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1990-1999

  • 1990 - MSU Produces World's First Medical Cyclotron
  • 1990 - MSU mascot Sparty ranked No. 1 in the nation
  • 1992 - MSU switches from Terms to Semesters
  • 1992 - Michigan State was the first university in the Big Ten and the second in the nation to select a female athletics director, Merrily Dean Baker.
  • October 19, 1992 - Final debate of the 1992 Presidential Campaign held at MSU
  • 1993 - Lou Anna K. Simon named MSU Provost
  • 1994 - MSU Safe Place Established
  • January 19, 1994 - Classes at MSU are cancelled due to extreme cold
  • September 9, 1994 - First concert at Spartan Stadium - Rolling Stones.
  • 1995 - Detroit College of Law moves to MSU
  • 1995 - Library purchases its four millionth volume
  • 1995 - Merritt Norvell Named New Athletics Director
  • May 5, 1995 - President Clinton delivers commencement address
  • January 6, 1997 - Steve Smith donates $2.5 million dollars to MSU for its new Student-Athlete Academic Center
  • 1999 - The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism is established