Students put a mule on the first floor of Martin Hall.
Young Memorial Stadium, a football and track facility, was dedicated.
First "April Fool" edition of the student newspaper was published.
Hendrix Academy, the secondary department, was discontinued. The Academy building
(Millar Hall) became the first residence hall for female students.
Hendrix constructs Buhler Hall, the first building erected by a college in Arkansas
for purely library purposes.
The "Board of Thirty," a commission of members from the Little Rock and North
Arkansas Conferences of the church along with several trustees, accepted a bid to
merge Hendrix with Henderson-Brown, a private college in Arkadelphia. The merger
produced Hendrix-Henderson College in Conway. The Conway community contributed $150,000
to keep the institution from being moved to Little Rock.
New fad is to play ukulele.