The University opened the Three-College Observatory in conjunction with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and Guilford College.
Benjamin Cone, Sr. pledged $2 million for the proposed art center - the largest gift in the University's history at the time.
Lynne Agee was named head coach for women's basketball.
The UNCG television station lost its affiliation with UNC-TV, and became an instructional arm of the Department of Communication and Theatre.
The News Bureau was incorporated into the new Office of Information Services.