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.
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