Title

1964

Creator

WKU Archives

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1964

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Zone parking lots introduced to deal with influx of cars on campus.

Toni Martin named first Mrs. Western Student Life

January

  • Hilltioppers win Ohio Valley Conference championship
  • Military Ball features Ray Franklin Orchestra
  • WKU goes to the Tangerine Bowl

February

  • Sophomore's host Valentine Ball
  • Infrared spectrometer installed in Physics Lab
  • Sandra Stuart becomes editor in chief of College Heights Herald with Bob Adams as assistant
  • Jonesville annexation begins
  • Lambda Sigma Epsilon team wins bowling marathon
  • Pi Lambda Alpha fraternity work with Salvation Army
  • 26 - Dero Downing named Dean of Business Affairs Division

March

  • WKU students participate in march on Frankfort in support of integration.
  • Freshman cheerleaders: Martha Harris, Carolyn Cherry, Ann Ping, Jane Baize, Sandy Dever, Patty Griffis
  • Western Players present Teahouse of the August Moon
  • Circle K Club receives charter
  • Joe Downing art exhibition
April
  • Semper Fidelis society organized
  • Kappa Sigma, Alpha Gamma Rho & Lambda Chi Alpha fraternities colonized by national organizations
  • God's Trombones presented by Western Players
  • John Mason Brown lectures
  • The Chevelles, local WKU student band, perform around campus
  • Delta Sigmas hold bicycling marathon

May

  • Women's Athletic Association organized
  • Talisman Ball features Si Zenter Band
  • Sigma Tau Delta chapter organized
  • Debate Team ends year by winning 70% of matches
  • Darel Carrier signs with Bartlesville Oilers
  • Western Players end season with The Boor
  • Alpha Phi Omega chartered
  • Track team takes first Ohio Valley Conference title
  • Garrett Student Center closes for renovations

October -

  • Greek organizations participate in the homecoming parade for the first time.
  • Centrex telephone system approved

Keywords

Western Kentucky University, African Americans, Blacks, Integration

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