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- 1925 The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees named the last Kenan Professor to be selected in the 1920s. Archibald Henderson was appointed as Kenan Professor of Mathematics, replacing Kenan Professor of English Edwin Greenlaw, who had resigned to accept a position at Johns Hopkins University.
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Old East, with a cornerstone laid in 1793, was the first state university building in the United States and is one of the oldest continually used academic buildings in the country. Today it serves as a dormitory, but in years … Continue reading
The school colors for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are some of the most recognizable in higher education. Carolina Blue is a symbolic and beloved shade that, for many alums and Carolina fans, immediately conjures up images … Continue reading
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has many symbols associated with it, from the Tar Heel footprint to the silhouette of the Old Well. One of the most formal UNC visual components is the University’s ornamental seal. While … Continue reading