Event DateEvent Name
01-12-1964About 170 people, including many UNC students and faculty members, marched three hours in freezing rain from Durham to Chapel Hill. The "Walk for Freedom" was organized to show support for overturning Chapel Hill's public accommodations ordinance, which allowed restaurants and businesses in town to discriminate against African American customers.
07-01-1964James Dickson Phillips, Jr. became dean of the law school. Phillips, who earned his law degree from the University in 1948, previously served as assistant director of the Institute of Government and lecturer/associate professor of law at the University.
11-11-1964The first Francis P. Venable Lecture was delivered by Professor Clyde A. Hutchinson, Jr., of the University of Chicago. The title of Hutchinson's presentation was "Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies in Triplet States of Organic Molecules."