BSU Through the Years: A Timeline and Headlines From the Archives

BSU Timeline Compiled by Nakyah Lucas 1968: The Black Student Union was founded. 1969: The College honors student’s petition to eliminate the reference to “Old Black Joe” from the school song “Mamie Reily.” 1969: The College approves black students’ request for a separate corridor in healy hall. Know as “The Black Corridor” and gave the College’s minority students the option of living together, providing a sense of community and support. 1972: The College’s trustees endorsed the admission and enrollment goals expressed to them by the representatives of the Black Student Union. 1973: The BSU proposed for seating arrangements of Black … Continue reading BSU Through the Years: A Timeline and Headlines From the Archives