Moore-Strong Residence Hall was opened. It was named for Mary Taylor Moore, member of the Class of 1903 and registrar from 1909-1948; and for Cornelia Strong, professor from 1905-1948. Cornelia Strong is credited for introducing astronomy to the curriculum and supervising operations of the College telescope.
The second McIver Building opened. It was constructed on the site of the previous McIver Building, which had been razed in 1958.
Three white and several African-American Woman's College students took part in the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. The events were referred to as the "dime store crisis" by Chancellor Gordon Blackwell.
The Administration Building was named in honor of Julius I. Foust, President of the College from 1906-1934.
The Charles Duncan McIver Statue was moved from the area in front of the McIver Building to the lawn in front of Jackson Library.
Annual commencement exercises were first held in the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Alumni Service Award was presented to Laura Weill Cone.