Highlights: Dr. Glenn Ferguson, president of the University of Connecticut, was guest speaker and one of three honorary doctoral degree recipients at the University’s Eighth Commencement --Governor Thomas J. Meskill, honorary co-chairman of the May 11 SHU musical Benefit performance of “1776”, signs a proclamation designating that date as the opening one for the state’s celebration of the National Bicentennial (photo)--A former star catcher for the nationally-known Raybestos Brakattes softball team, Rosemary “Mickey” Stratton, has been named the University’s first women’s varsity Basketball coach --The President's Corner: the crisis of morality in our federal government and the crisis in energy --Named as new director of cultural affairs is the Rev. William J. Fletcher, assistant professor of sociology --An associate degree program in legal assistant study has been approved --Robert B. Morrisey, professor of physics and mathematics and president of the university senate who served with SHU since 1969, has retired.
Office of Public Information, "Happenings at Sacred Heart University, Vol. 7, No. 3" (1974). News, Magazines and Reports. 28.