The three-acre campus lake was drained.
The Nursery School (North Drive Child Care) opened.
Sink Maintenance Building opened and was named for John Moyer Sink, Sr., Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds from 1911-1953.
The Coraddi literary magazine published a pen and ink drawing of a male nude by Lee Hall. The Coraddi staff was censured by Chancellor Edward Kidder Graham, resulting in the resignation of the magazine's staff. Novelist Lettie Hamlett Rogers, who served as an advisor to the Coraddi staff, also resigned from her position in the Department of English.