|1970||The Faculty Association was established. Aurelio Calderon became the first Faculty Association president.|
A Ford Foundation grant enabled the University to hook up one terminal on campus to a computer owned by Standford.
The Center was called the De La Salle Computer Center.
|1973||De La Salle opened its campus to female students.|
|The College of Industrial Technology opened.|
|A double degree Liberal Arts-Commerce (LIACOM) program was established.|
|1974||The South Manila Inter-Institutional Consortium composed of De La Salle University, Philippine Christian College, Philippine Normal College, St. Scholastica’s College, and St. Paul College was established.|
De La Salle College was granted university status under the presidency of Brother H. Gabriel Connon FSC.
|The director continued to be the religious superior of the Brothers’ community, and the president as the chief executive officer of De La Salle University, Inc. under a Board of Trustees (BOT), composed of five Brothers and ten laymen. The BOT reported to the corporation consisting of 51% Brothers and 49% laymen.|
|1976||Juan Y. Medrano, who served De La Salle University for more than 50 years as a Grade School teacher, was given a “Letter of Affiliation to the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.” It was the highest honor being conferred to lay partners by the Brothers’ Superior General in Reims.|
|1977||The Office of Research was established.|
|1978||Br. Alphonsus Bloemen Hall was built. It became popularly known as the College Canteen.|
|De La Salle University started phasing out the Grade School Department with the intention of transferring it to the De La Salle-Zobel campus in Alabang, Muntinlupa.|
|Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC was named University President. He would serve until1991.|
The Br. Gabriel Connon FSC Hall for the offices of the Student Personnel Services (SPS) and student organizations and the William J. Shaw Hall for faculty rooms were built.