Santa Clara Snapshot: 1970

30 years later: Check out these stats from the seventies.

  • 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
post-image The 1970 challenge: How many bedframes can SCU undergrads stack on top of one another? Photo: SCU Archives
Build a Better Pipeline

Austin Gray ’19 takes initiative to increase the presence and confidence of black employees in the Silicon Valley.

 

Take Charge

For the first time ever, all six academic leadership roles are filled by women—not bad for a school that didn’t grant women degrees until 1961

Bringing Tradition Near

Kaweni Ibarra ’19 learned how to reinvigorate history when he apprenticed with a Hawaiian tattooist his senior year.