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Yale History Timeline: 1970 - 1979

1970 - 1978


1970 Yale responded to the Black Panther Trials in New Haven along with the protests related to the war in Southeast Asia.
May 1 1970 Bomb exploded outside the David S. Ingalls Hockey Rink as part of the May Day-related protests.
1971 First women named to serve on the Yale Corporation, Hanna Holborn Gray (M.A.H. 1971) and Marian Wright Edelman (L.L.B. 1963 and M.A.H. 1971).
1972 Schools of Architecture and Art established as separate schools.
1976 School of Organization and Management founded (name changed to School of Management in 1994).
1977 Whitney Humanities Center opened.  Since 1981 housed at 53 Wall Street.
1977 Yale Center for British Art opened; Louis Kahn, architect.
Oct 14 1978 A. Bartlett Giamatti (B.A. 1960 and Ph.D. 1964) inaugurated as nineteenth president.


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