Arthur D. Kahler coached from 1931 to 1938, George E. "Eck" Allen from 1938 to 1941, William H. H. Dye in 1941-42, Wilbur C. "Weeb" Ewbank (who much later made a name for himself in pro football by coaching both the Baltimore Colts and the New York Jets to league championships) in 1946-47, Robert B. Morris from 1947 to 1954, Stan Ward from 1954 to 1969, Gerry Alaimo from 1969 to 1978, Joe Mullaney from 1978 to 1981, Mike Cingiser from 1981 to 1991, and the present coach, Frank "Happy" Dobbs.Basketball
When his work day happened to coincide with the Great Blizzard of 1978, Leicester Bradner found himself trapped in Providence, sleeping on the floor of the Holiday Inn until he was able to make his way through the East Side Tunnel to the home of Professor Andrew Sabol, and at the end of the week to return to his home in Wickford.Bradner, Leicester
Lucas became the Summer Theatre’s full time director in 1978.Dramatics
The Department of Theatre Arts, with Professor James O. Barnhill as chairman, was created in 1978, at the time when Lyman Hall was being remodeled into a theatre.Dramatics
In 1978 for the first time there were more women than men in the freshman class.Enrollment
Duncan Smith had been a visiting professor at William Pieck and Hans-Joachim Bernard of that university had come to Brown in the spring of 1978.Foreign study programs
The chapter was suspended in 1978, was later revitalized as Phi Psi, and reaffiliated with Phi Kappa Psi in 1984.Fraternities
"The Campaign for Brown," launched in 1978, had as its five-year goal $158 million for endowment, current use, renovation of the John HayLibrary and a number of departmental buildings, and new facilities for chemistry and geology.Fund-raising
Both George and his wife had celebrated their 89th birthday on Christmas Day in 1978.George, Robert H.
In addition "Hellcoal Annual" appeared in 1971, "Hellcoal First Edition Series" in 1972, "Hellcoal Playbook Series" in 1973, and "Hellcoal Review," a continuation of the "Hellcoal Annual" in 1978.Hellcoal Press
Mayo Dyer Hersey (1886-1978), professor of engineering, was born in Pawtuxet Neck, Rhode Island, on August 30, 1886.Hersey, Mayo D.
Mary Gluck (intellectual history) came in 1978, Naomi Lamoreux (American economic history) in 1979, and Joan Richards (history of science) in 1981.History
Coach Toomey’s record from 1974 to 1978 was 73-44-2.Hockey
After seven years of no hockey at Brown and an informal team in 1946-47, the coaches were Westcott E. S. Moulton from 1947 to 1952, Donald Whiston from 1952 to 1955, James Fullerton from 1955 to 1970, J. Allan Soares from 1970 to 1974, Richard Toomey from 1974 to 1978, Paul Schilling from 1978 to 1982, Herbert Hammond from 1982 to 1988, and Bob Gaudet, whose four-year record frow 1988 to 1992 was 15-19-6.Hockey
In April 1978 "Issues" assumed a tabloid format and a new subtitle, "The Weekly Magazine," as it switched from monthly to weekly publication.Issues
In October 1978, the magazine was once again a monthly.Issues
In 1978 it was revealed that Keeney had worked for the Central Intelligence Agency while he was president of Brown.Keeney, Barnaby C.
Among the best seasons for women’s lacrosse were 1977 with 8-0-2, in 1978 with 10-4, in 1986 with 8-4, and 1989 with 10-4.Lacrosse
In 1978 a new undergraduate concentration, Health and Society, open to premedical students and others, was created, with a curriculum in the three major areas of health behavior and the social conditions of illness, the organization of health services, and research methods as appled to health services.Medical education
The course in which students read journals of explorers whetted the appetites for real exploration, and in 1978, after much planning and a preliminary climbing trail on Mount Olympus in Washington State, Mutch and 32 students and professors attempted the climb of Devistan, a 21,904 mountain in the Himalayas.Mutch, Thomas A.
In 1978, when Maurice Glicksman assumed the office of provost, he continued with many of his former responsibilities as Dean of the Faculty and Academic Affairs, and was given a new title, Provost and Dean of the Faculty.Provost
In 1978 the team won its third Ivy League title after finishing second in the Boston Dinghy Championships and in the Owen Trophy competition, with skippers Martha Starkweather and Nat Philbrick in the A Division and Reed Baer and Helen Ciriello in the B Division.Sailing
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
Otto Van Koppenhagen died in Providence on his eighty-third birthday, January 19, 1978.Van Koppenhagen, Otto
Under coach Cathy Fulford, who came in 1978, the teams progressed from a 7-17 first year record in 1978 through five 20-win seasons from 1980 to 1984 to the Ivy League championship in 1988, becoming the first team other than Princeton or Penn to win since volleyball became a League sport in 1977.Volleyball
The idea for the Collegium grew from the cooperation of Dean Walter Massey, Professor George Morgan, and others, who throughout the year 1978-79 met to consider the best support for an interdisciplinary and experimental curriculum.Wayland Collegium for Liberal Learning
Henry Merritt Wriston (1889-1978), eleventh president of Brown University, was born in Laramie, Wyoming, on July 4, 1889.Wriston, Henry M.