On April 24 and 25, 1975 members of the Third World Coalition led by the OUAP took over University Hall to protest cuts in financial aid, citing the effect on admission of minority students.African Americans
The resulting performance was "The Providence Garden Blues," written by Bass and staged in 1975.Afro-American Studies
The disappointing seasons continued until 1985-86, when Brown, in its first winning season (16-11) since 1975, won its first Ivy League championship, but lost to Syracuse, 101-52, in the opening round of the regional NCAA tournament.Basketball
The women’s teams have been coached by Mary Avery in 1958, Sarah Phillips in 1960, Jan Lutz in 1972-73, Gail Davis from 1973 to 1975; Carole Kleinfelder from 1975-76, Gail Klock from 1976 to 1980; Maureen Enos from 1980 to 1988; and Jean Marie Burr since 1988.Basketball
"Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776," in 1955, "Mitre and Sceptre: Transatlantic Faith, Ideas, Personalities, and Politics," in 1962, "Vexed and Troubled Englishmen, 1590-1642," in 1968, "Fat Mutton and Liberty of Conscience: Society in Rhode Island, 1636-1690," in 1974, "The Spirit of ’76: the Growth of American Patriotism before Independence," in 1975, "Jamestown, 1544-1699," in 1980, and "Early Americans," in 1981.Bridenbaugh, Carl
Their daughter, Angela Brown Fischer, was a term trustee from 1975 to 1980.Brown family
Professor Carberry has been the subject of articles in a number of periodicals, including the "New York Times," which proclaimed him "The World’s Greatest Traveler" on the front page of its Sunday travel section in 1974, and in "Yankee" magazine, where he was "The Absent-Bodied Professor" in 1975.Carberry, Josiah S.
Reverend David Ames became the new Episcopal chaplain in 1974 and brought the University Church back to St. Stephen’s in 1975, where it remained until 1980.Chapel
In 1975 Miriam Wolcott was the first laywoman to be a full-time Catholic chaplain in Rhode Island.Chapel
Since 1965 faculty members specializing in computer science, Andries van Dam, John Savage and Peter Wegner, were hired to develop the computer science program, and in 1975 there was a Program in Computer Science under the direction of the computer science faculty.Computer Science
The position of Dean of the College was reestablished in 1974 with Thomas F. Bechtel, who had been Dean of Counseling, as acting dean, followed by Walter Massey from 1975 to 1979, Harriet Sheridan from 1979 to 1987, Sheila Blumstein from 1987 to 1997, Nancy Dunbar from 1998 through December 2000, and Paul Armstrong from January 2001 through June 2006.Dean
An engineer and physicist who had been on the faculty since 1969 and had served as chairman of the Faculty Policy Group, he was appointed Dean of the Graduate School in 1974, and in 1975 was also named Acting Dean of the Faculty and Academic Affairs, succeeding Jacqueline A. Mattfeld, who had held that position since 1974, and had previously been Dean of Academic Affairs from 1971 to 1974.Dean
James E. Dougherty was Dean of Student Affairs between 1970 and 1975.Dean
Three degrees of Doctor of Arts in Creative Writing were awarded under an experimental program in 1975.Degrees
Chinese courses had begun in 1962 in the Department of Linguistics, instructed by James Wrenn, who was joined in 1965 by David Lattimore, and in 1975 by Chieh-fang Ou Lee.East Asian Studies
At a news conference held on the day after the ending of the occupation of University Hall by minority students in the spring of 1975, Hornig said, "A generation has grown up believing that anything was possible if you set your mind to it.Hornig, Donald F.
The worsening financial crisis required severe measures, and in February 1975 Hornig sent to the faculty a "white paper," which recommended selective cutbacks, including a reduction in the size of the faculty by about 15 per cent (75 people) in the next few years.Hornig, Donald F.
On July 14, 1975, Hornig tendered his resignation and announced his intention of leaving office at the end of June 1976.Hornig, Donald F.
Williams was named the fourth Hazard professor in 1975, and was followed by Beyer as the fifth in 1984.Physics
Studies for the doctorate in political science were temporarily discontinued in 1975, but reinstated in 1987.Political Science
On the afternoon following the inauguration, Archibald MacLeish read from his poems and shared anecdotes with his audience in Alumnae Hall in a performance dedicated to the memory of Mark Donahue ’59, a loyal alumnus who became a race car driver and died in a crash in Austria in 1975.President
The Sarah Doyle Women’s Center has been in operation since 1975, as a result of a proposal the year before by the Working Group on the Status of Women, a coalition of 25 students, faculty, administrators and employees, who wanted a center where women of all ages could come together to discuss women’s issues.Sarah Doyle Women's Center
"Signs and Symptoms" began as "The newsletter of Brown University’s Program in Medicine" in February 1975, changed its subtitle to "The newsletter of Brown University’s Medical Education Program" in the second issue, and changed it again in 1979 to "A publication of the Brown University Medical Education Program," and in 1988 to "An alumni publication of the medical school at Brown University."Signs and Symptoms
In 1975 Brown shared the Ivy title with Cornell and won the New England title, defeating the University of Connecticut in a game with four sudden-death overtime periods, followed by three penalty shots by Tom Walsh ’76, Steve Milone ’ 80, and Fred Pereira ’77.Soccer
During Stevenson’s thirty-one years of coaching at Brown his record was 251-160-30, and his teams had 24 winning seasons, captured ten Ivy League and seven New England titles, and advanced to the NCAA playoffs thirteen times (eleven of them from 1968 to 1978), and to the semifinals four times, in 1968, 1973, 1975, and 1977.Soccer
After several unofficial seasons the women’s soccer team coached by Dom Starsia ’73 won two of five games in its first varsity season in 1975.Soccer
The 1975 team won seven and lost four, and the 1976 team, under Carole Kleinfelder, won eight and lost three.Softball
On March 14, 1975, students gathered to protest the University’s proposed budget for 1975-76, charging that President Hornig’s "White Paper" on the budget would cut financial aid and student services and also that the reduction of faculty would affect minorities.Student protests
The women’s tennis team had its first undefeated season, 9-0 in the fall of 1974, followed by more successful seasons in the spring of 1975, 7-0, and the fall of 1975, 5-1, with the help of Nancy Fuld ’76 and Nancy Lewis ’77.Tennis
In 1975 Brown came within one-tenth of a second of an undefeated season when the team lost to Dartmouth in the final event of the dual meet, the mile relay which Dartmouth won, 3:17.7 to Brown’s 3:17.8, for a final score of Dartmouth 78, Brown 76.Track
They received the support of physical education director Arlene Gorton, and the teams were formed in 1975.Track