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1972 & Beyond
ROTC
1972–1977
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1972 & Beyond: ROTC

February 17, 1972
“Navy to boycott Stanford graduate courses due to ROTC ban”
Palo Alto Times.
March 2, 1972
“ROTC Decision Broadly Based”
Letter to Editor from Provost Miller, Palo Alto Times.
May 31, 1973
ROTC to end in June
“More than a half century’s association between Stanford and the Reserve Officers Training Corps will come to a close June 16 …” Stanford University News Service.
August 1, 1973
“Values of ROTC”
Speech by Provost William Miller, as reprinted in the Congressional Record.
December 11, 1973
“ROTC reinstatement petitioned” by “some Stanford University professors."
Palo Alto Times, December.
January 8, 1974
“Faculty Senate To Consider ROTC Reinstatement”
The Stanford Daily.
January 9, 1974
“Lyman Would Favor Modified ROTC Plan”
The Stanford Daily.
January 11, 1974
“Proposals to restore ROTC at Stanford received little apparent support during a Faculty Senate …”
Stanford University Press Release.
c. 1974
“Stop ROTC: Military on Campus”
Opinion, The Stanford Daily.
January 11, 1974
“Faculty Senate Defers Decision on ROTC”
The Stanford Daily.
January 25, 1974
"The Faculty Senate has indefinitely postponed a request that it consider initiation of new ROTC…”
Stanford University Press Release.
March 7, 1975
“Stanford polled on interest in ROTC”
Palo Alto Times.
May 28, 1975
“Stanford Students enter ROTC Program at SCU”
San Jose Mercury.
May 29, 1975
“Seven in ROTC Off Campus”
The Stanford Daily.
November, 1975
“Where is ROTC?”
Argument for a return of ROTC Stanford’s Direction, New Founders League.
June, 1976
ROTC—A Return to Stanford
Stanford’s Direction, New Founders League.
October 26, 1977
“ROTC Program: yesterday, today, tomorrow”
“Alumni group hopes to reinstate ROTC,” “ROTC at Stanford : sit-ins and strikes,” and “Student interest in ROTC on the upswing,” The Stanford Daily.
July 18, 1978
“Alums view ROTC return”
The Stanford Daily.
December, 1979
“The Time for R.O.T.C. is Now”
Stanford’s Direction, New Founders League.
November 23, 1983
“ROTC Enlistment Rising Among Stanford Students”
Stanford University Press Release.