Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970
|The 1970 challenge: How many bedframes can SCU undergrads stack on top of one another? Photo from SCU Archives|
- 3 philosophy courses required to graduate
- 4 days of classes (M-T-Th-F)
- 31 buildings
- 100 people at United Farm Workers Organizing Committee meeting to discuss union-only lettuce purchase for the campus dining services
- 233 professors
- 700 students boycott classes and join a teach-in to protest U.S. military action in Cambodia
- $1,725 tuition per year
- 5,902 students enrolled
A personal note of thanks to SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million gift for the University.
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