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Timeline 1980-1990

1980:

Enrollment is 6610.

November:  The League of Catholic Women wants to buy Foley Hall for use a a pre-release institution for women prisoners.  The surrounding community opposes this.

April:  Doctoral program in English is discontinued.

1981:

Enrollment is 6375.

September: Architecture students protest the removal of the architecture library over to the main library.

1982:

October 22:  Board of Trustees approves the plan for the new Columbiere Campus in Clarkston.

1984:

1985:

Summer:  Florence is closed off to create Kassab Mall.

1986:

The university enters an agreement with Macomb Community College to offer degree completion courses.  

1988:

Fall:  University of Detroit, Marygrove College, and Mercy College commission a study concerning the future collaboration of the three institutions.            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

       

1989:

Summer: Clarkston Campus closes.

September:  A mosque opens in Shiple Hall

1990:

January: Marygrove College pulls out of the consolidation talks.

April: Holden Hall becomes an all freshman residence hall.

December:   University of Detroit and Mercy College merge to become the University of Detroit Mercy.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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