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UC History... A Timeline


[1940s] [1950s] [1960s] [1970s] [1980s] [1990s] [2000s]

1977


September 16

Dr. Thomas Sheldon becomes the fourth president of Utica College (seventh chief executive officer).

1976


Acting president Dr. Harold Rankin becomes the third president of Utica College (sixth chief executive officer).

March 26

SU Chancellor Dr. Melvin Eggers states that there will be no merger or sale of UC and that the College will remain private.

1975


January 31

State University of New York turns down UC Foundation, and Utica College remains a private institution. UC Foundation owns 26 percent of UC assets, a key factor in the College's efforts to determine its future.

1973


September

Dr. Carol Guardo of the University of Denver becomes the first woman academic dean in UC's 27-year history.

1972


Coach Walter Jeff announces the formation of a UC swim team.

1971


UC enrollment tops 3,000 students for day and evening classes. The college has 115 faculty members.

1970


August 1

Ambrose J. deFlumere is appointed the second president of Utica College (fifth chief executive officer).