From Private to Public - (1964 - 1972)

1964

Association with Wittenberg University for conducting liberal arts courses is discontinued.

  First basketball game is played at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

 

Nu Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa national honor society begun.

1965

Sinclair Community College created as the public community college for Montgomery County.

1966

Site for new campus is selected.

 

One-mill ten-year levy approved.

  March 17 - Charter presented to Board Chair Vince Blair by Governor James A. Rhodes.

1967

Edward Durell Stone and Associates chosen as architect for the new campus.

 

Creative Writing Workshops begin.

 

Marvin Knudson becomes Sinclair Community College President.

  Former President Chester Bussey becomes the first Provost.

1969

Sinclair approved for membership in the Ohio College Association.

  Ground broken for the new campus on August 22.

1970

Sinclair receives accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

 

Helen Peterson becomes the first faculty member to attain the rank of Professor.

 

Former President Chester Bussey retires.

1972 Sinclair Community College moves to its new 7-building, 20-acre campus at 444 West Third Street.
  Fall Quarter - first classes are held at the new campus.