Janitorial services begin night duty due to increased enrollment.
McNeil City - College Cooperative School purchased for $430,135 opens
Cedar House renovated
April 7 - Mike and Robert Redd are the first African Americans to receive basketball scholarships
June 1 - WKU and the Bowling Green Business University merge to create the Bowling Green College of Commerce division of WKU.
October 5 - Henry Hardin Cherry Thompson aka Hardin Thompson son of WKU president Kelly Thompson dies after lengthy illness. He was a senior at WKU at the time. The Hardin Planetarium was named after him.
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