Vice President for Student Services established, first held by Robert W. Chick.
An elected President replaced the Dean of Faculty as the presiding officer of the Faculty Senate.
Chicano Cultural Center opened on April 13. The Center was later called the Hispanic Cultural Center, and then changed again to its current name, The Centro Cultural César Chávez.
Faculty Senate Office established.
Consortium for International Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (CIFAD) established.
Gilbert Hall Addition, Magruder Hall (veterinary medicine), and Physical Plant Warehouses completed.