Division of Health and Physical Education became the School of Health and Physical Education.

OSU Student Foundation established.

Wayne Valley Field, a new state-of-the-art track and field facility, opened.


Black Student Union's new cultural center facility, the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, opened on April 26.

School of Oceanography commissioned the 177-foot research vessel Wecoma.

Department of Veterinary Medicine became the School of Veterinary Medicine.

College Inn purchased and Veterinary Isolation Facility completed.


Dean of Administration position changed to Vice President for Administration.

Climatic Research Institute established.

Updated DeMonte and Wagner "Physical Development Plan" for the campus presented.

Dixon Recreation Center and Lab Animal Resources Center completed.

The first officially recognized gay student group at OSU was founded by about a dozen students in November.

Black and white photograph of Robert William MacVicar at the opening of the Black Cultural Center.

Robert MacVicar at the opening of the Black Cultural Center, 1975