282 men enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in the fall semester.
The first Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards were presented.
Jackson Library became a Federal Document Depository.
The Weatherspoon Guild was organized. Its members served as hostesses at exhibits, sponsored art lectures and exhibits, and provided social, fundraising, and other activities for the Weatherspoon Art Gallery.
WUAG, the campus FM radio station, went on the air.
For the first time in the University's history, over 500 bachelor degrees were awarded with 543 students graduating.