- January 1988
President Harris announces the
establishment of a chair in fisheries oceanography with funding from the
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Fishery Products
International Limited, and National Sea Products Limited.
- February 1, 1988
Death of Lord Taylor,
former President of Memorial from 1967-1973.
- March 23, 1988
Memorial's faculty and librarians
choose by secret ballot to have the Memorial University Faculty
Association (MUNFA) as their official bargaining agent
in future labor negotiations.