Event DateEvent Name
01-29-1932Graham Memorial, the first student union, opened and was dedicated. Every student paid $1 per quarter for the privilege of membership.
02-03-1932Frederick H. Koch, founder and promoter of the Carolina Playmakers, was named as Kenan Professor of Dramatic Literature. Born in Covington, Kentucky, Koch grew up in Illinois. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan and Harvard University and later taught English at the University of North Dakota from 1905 to 1918. While in Chapel Hill, Koch instructed and influenced many University graduates including Thomas Wolfe, Paul Green, Betty Smith, and Jonathan Daniels.
05-27-1932At a meeting called by longtime university librarian Louis Round Wilson, the Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina was founded.