1970

Students presented the "Requisites for a Technological University" to President Folsom. RPI students joined the National Student Strike by staging a 40 hour sit-in at the Student Affairs Center.

 
 

1971

Cogswell Lab is completed. Troy Armory is purchased.
Richard J. Grosh is appointed president.

 
 

1972

Women’s basketball completes its first full season, women’s softball team plays its first game; women’s ice hockey “class” meets on Friday nights; and women's field hockey completes its first season. President Nixon signs Title IX legislation June 23, 1972.

 
 

1973

Communications Center is completed.
The first “Hockey Line” forms around the Union.

 
 

1976

George M. Low ’48 is appointed the 14th president of R.P.I.

Folsom Library opens.

 
   
 

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