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Ann O’Neil Kennedy

January 10, 2018

Ann O. Kennedy had been in charge of reviewing and processing grants and contractual agreements for the School of Medicine since she arrived at the University in 1973. In fiscal year 1992-93, the school was awarded nearly $120 million from … Continued

Douglass Hunt

January 10, 2018

Douglas Hunt had worked closely with Massey for several years to establish the Massey Awards and other initiatives, including the Carolina Seminars program. Chancellor Paul Hardin and the Massey and Weatherspoon families surprised Hunt by honoring him. The award citation … Continued

Helen O’Dell Wilson

January 10, 2018

Helen Wilson was honored for her ability to create order from chaos. “Plunge her into a whirl of activity ― the more complex and varied the better,” her citation read. She created order during more than 20 years in several … Continued

John Lassiter Sanders

January 10, 2018

John Sanders was cited for his selfless and extraordinary service to the University, the state and the people of North Carolina. “He could have been an architect, a political scientist or a historian,” his citation stated. But instead Sanders, who … Continued

Billie Phillips Nagelschmidt

January 10, 2018

Billie Nagelschmidt was honored for enhancing the reputation of the University and the three areas in which she worked during her 30 years of service. During 15 years with the business school, she served as “principal operating officer for the … Continued

Suphronia Jones Cheek

January 10, 2018

Suphronia Cheek, who had been with the Department of Anthropology for 20 years, was cited as the person who had turned the department into a community and for being an incredible secretary. “She mastered endless details of University and departmental … Continued

Eleanor Saunders Morris

January 10, 2018

In 1992, Eleanor S. Morris had directed the Office of Scholarship and Student Aid since 1980 and was assistant director of student aid from 1964 to 1969.  The Chapel Hill native earned her bachelor’s degree in English at Carolina. The … Continued

James Fauntleroy Govan

January 10, 2018

James F. Govan, who had been the University librarian and a professor of library science since arriving in 1973, retired in December 1992. The award citation said Govan’s “determination to do a worthwhile and lasting service” and “keenly intelligent vision” … Continued

Esphur Eudean Foster

January 10, 2018

Esphur E. Foster, a Chapel Hill native who attended N.C. Central University, joined the law school staff in 1975. Before becoming receptionist, she assisted with the books, was in charge of the physical building and worked as relief receptionist. As … Continued

Joseph Leo DeWalt

January 10, 2018

Joseph L. DeWalt began the University’s Division of Sports Medicine ― one of the nation’s first sports medicine programs ― in 1971. An associate director of the Student Health Service, he taught internal medicine and orthopedic surgery at the School … Continued