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Fenruary 20, 1960 - 1969
Feb 20 1960
Alumni Day Program in honor of Yale authors.
School of Medicine celebrates 150th anniversary: 1810-1960.
President Griswold announces "Program for the Arts and Sciences."
The former Alpha Delta Phi tomb at 15 Hillhouse Avenue converted for the Collection of Musical Instruments.
Oct 23 1961
Report of Committee for the Student of Engineering Education at Yale.
The Concilium on International Studies organized to coordinate the work in International Relations, African, East Asian, Latin American, Russian and East European, and Southeast Asia Studies.
Professor Stanley Milgram conducted experiments on obedience to authority.
Apr 13 1962
The Report of the President's Committee on the Freshman Year.
Jun 11 1962
The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws conferred upon President John F. Kennedy.
Dec 7 1962
Dedication of new residential colleges, Ezra Stiles and Morse.
Secondary School Teachers Awards established.
Yale-Columbia Southern Observatory, Inc., organized in cooperation with the University of Cuyo, Argentina.
Oct 11 1963
Dedication of The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Nov 9 1963
Dedication of the School of Art and Architecture Building.
Feb 20 1964
Yale and the State of Connecticut collaborate in establishing the Connecticut Mental Health Center in New Haven.
Apr 11 1964
Inauguration of Kingman Brewster, Jr, as the seventeenth president of the University.
Jun 15 1964
Martin Luther King Jr. bailed out of jail to receive an honorary degree at Yale.
Sep 1 1964
Office of Administrative Data Systems established.
Graduate School Association organized.
Yale Symphony Orchestra established.
Paul Mellon (B.A. 1929) anonymously purchased the Vinland Map, purportedly the oldest known map of the Western hemisphere, and gave it to Yale.
Yale Glee Club's first Round-the-World summer tour.
Release of the report of the " Ad Hoc Committee on Policies and Procedures on Tenure Appointments."
Dec 4 1965
Opening of the Robert A. Taft Library of Jonathan Edwards College.
Oct 28 1965
Peabody Museum of Natural History celebrated its centennial.
Oct 28 1965
Dedication of the Kline Biology Tower, the last of three buildings comprising Kline Science Center and named in honor of benefactor C. Mahlon Kline (Ph.D. 1901).
The 250th anniversary of the removal of the Collegiate School to New Haven.
First group of sophomores to participate in the Five-Year B.A. program selected.
Oct 5 1966
Dedication of the Arthur Williams Wright (B.A. 1859, Ph.D. 1861) Nuclear Structure Laboratory.
Announcement of joint study to explore possibilities of Yale and Vassar College cooperation.
North Sheffield Hall (1872/73) and Winchester Hall (1892) removed to provide site or new laboratory.
Dec 8 1967
Announcement of gift of the Paul Mellon Center for British Art and British Studies.
Dec 14 1967
Special advisory committee appointed to aid in planning coeducation at Yale.
Feb 17 1968
Fifty-fifth Alumni Day; cornerstone laying for the Becton Engineering and Applied Science Center.
Jul 6 1968
President Brewsier presides at commemoration in Wrexham, Wales, of the 250th anniversary of the naming of Yale College for its first benefactor, the Honorable Elihu Yale.
Total endowment of the University, $482,896,526. Number of volumes in the several libraries of the University, over 5,300,000.
Alumni Fund achieves new record: $4,361,942.00 from 37,616 contributors.
Nov 9 1968
Corporation approves coeducation for Yale College beginning with class entering in September 1969.