1960s$1.25 million was raised to construct Walter Hines Page Library, Haley Hall, and Crenshaw Gymnasium.
1961An honors program, a fine arts requirement, and an added foreign language requirement were added to the curriculum.
1963The college acquired an IBM 1620 computer and became a pioneer in digital computation among small colleges.
1967Luther W. White III '49 became president of the college. There were 800 students and 75 faculty members.
1968The Department of Computer Science was established.
1969The Yellow Jacket football team became the NCAA Eastern College Divisional champions by winning the Knute Rockne Bowl. The Quest Campaign, to raise $5 million for a science building and student union, was kicked off.
1970Following the student shootings at Kent State University, the R-MC faculty agreed to allow students to postpone their final exams without penalty so they could participate in anti-war activities.
1971The college officially became coeducational with the enrollment of 50 women. (Women had been day students at the college since the late 1890s, when local female students were allowed to attend.) B. J. Seymour joined the faculty as the first full-time female faculty member. She was also the first woman to attain tenure, chair a department, and be granted the rank of full professor.
1974The Frank E. Brown Campus Center opened to unanimous praise from students and staff.
1975Penny Tweedy, owner of triple-crown winner Secretariat, told an R-MC audience that because the college was a beneficiary of her father's (Christopher T. Chenery) estate, Randolph-Macon was a part-owner of the famous horse.
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