Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events: 1980-1989


1980: Plus-minus grading scale is instituted.

1980: W.K. Kellogg Institute is created

1981: Watauga College initiates student-faculty mentor program

1983: College of Education establishes Center for Excellence

1984: Appalachian Cultural Museum starts.

1984: The College of Learning and Human Development becomes the College of Education.

1985: The Division of Complementary Education is split into the Departments of Student Development and Student Affairs.

1985: The College of Business adds a major in Restaurant, Hotel, and Resort Management.

1988: Appalachian State Board of Trustees approves School of Music.

1988: The Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Science Accreditation Board.



Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).