Event DateEvent Name
05-12-1996Five University students died in a fire that gutted the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house on West Cameron Avenue.
09-05-1996Hurricane Fran devastated coastal and central portions of North Carolina. It also caused major destruction on the University's campus and in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
12-15-1996Quoting rap lyrics and discussing hip-hop performers, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson delivered a controversial December commencement address, the title of which was "Is America Still a Dream?"