Blue Ribbon Report
On February 28, the Blue Ribbon Panel makes its final report, with 40 recommendations. They instruct the department to raise its standards for graduate students, and to provide better access and opportunities for minority and other disadvantaged populations. The university is urged to establish appropriate loads of graduate student advisement and dissertation research direction.
Graduate tuition and fees in-state are $24 for one credit hour; out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are $104 for one credit hour.
In 1981, applicants paid a $15 non-refundable application fee for Graduate School.
Dr. Bill R. Brown becomes Dean
Dr. Brown served as the dean of the graduate school until 1990.
The Research Policy Board, the academic vice president, and the president formally approve University-wide guidelines for human subject research. These guidelines apply to all sponsored research, and represent a comprehensive set of mandatory, faculty-based approval procedures to be used in assuring the health and safety of human subjects.
The Denver Broncos move their summer camp from Colorado State University to UNC.
The Graduate School processes 1,583 applications, with approximately 16 percent of the students applying for graduate on-campus programs denied admission.
Ph.D. in Rehabilitation
The Ph.D. program in rehabilitation is ranked as one of the top two in the United States.
A fee of $2 is charged for an official transcript from UNC.
Psy. D. Offered
The Doctor of Psychology is added to the Graduate School.
UNC completes its challenging two-year plan to convert to the semester system.
General Admission Procedures require students to obtain an application from Graduate School, return it with a $30 non-refundable fee, write the registrars of all colleges or universities attended and request two official copies of transcripts to be sent to the Graduate School, submit letters of recommendation and request, if required, the Educational Testing Service to send GRE General Test scores to the Graduate School.