Courses in history offered when the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts opens
Department of History and Sociology formed when rural sociology curriculum was separated from the program. A separate Department of Rural Sociology was also created.
Hugh T. Lefler, head of the History Department and chair of the Library Committee, became acting director of the library until the following year.
Department of History and Sociology divided into two departments: Department of History and Department of Sociology.
The Department of History and Political Science is divided into two departments - the Department of History and Department of Politics.
Doris King becomes the third woman to serve as a full professor, teaching courses in history and education.
Norma Wright Garcia becomes the first African-American female to receive an undergraduate degree, earning a BA in history.
Mary E. (Betty) Wheeler becomes head of the Department of History, and only the third female to hold a position of department head at NC State.
Terry Gannon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He had been a member of the "Cardiac Pack" men's basketball team that won the 1983 NCAA championship. He later became a sportscaster for ESPN/ABC and other media outlets.
Joshua D. Hager wrote History at NC State: An Institutional History.