Announcement Date: 08/18/1970
The March Rolling Stone profiled Colorado Mountain College in a story titled “The Cool Schools,” along with Cornell, Syracuse, Dartmouth, Penn and MIT.
Alpine Campus student, Susan Fendel won a New Bedford Prize for student writing. Other winning entries were from Harvard and Princeton.
Two full time instructors were hired to teach at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility.
Dr. Dennis Mayer became CMC’s fifth president. He created new opportunities for local students through transfer agreements with other institutions such as Regis University, which then brought its classes to CMC campuses.