The full-costume Spartan mascot was introduced during Homecoming.
The men's and women's soccer team were ranked first nationally in Division II at the same time in 1990.
In a position statement to the UNCG Board of Trustees, Chancellor William E. Moran staunchly defended animal research at the University. Walter Salinger, chair of the Psychology Department, had been the target of animal rights protests.
Brenda Meadows Cooper, a member of the Class of 1965, was named Director of Alumni Affairs. She held the position until her retirement in 1995.
The Log Cabin was moved from the corner of Walker Avenue and Aycock Street to half a mile west of the University.
The bronze statue of founding President Charles Duncan McIver was sent to Cincinnati, Ohio for cleaning and repair after years of wear and tear from the elements and student pranks.