Exhibit Opening, Panel Presentation and Reception
Randall Library Auditorium, RL2047
This exhibit from University Archives invites visitors to witness UNCW’s evolution, stunning accomplishments, and shining role in higher education since 1947.
Wilmington College students enrolled in technical courses such as masonry, drafting, and air conditioning and refrigeration. When the college achieved university status and joined the UNC system in 1969, the chancellor declared
The University of North Carolina is a magnificent system of higher education institutions located throughout the state, but the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the jewel in this education crown.
--William H. Wagoner
President, Wilmington College, 1968-1969
Chancellor, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, 1969-1990
Dorothy Powell Marshall, faculty member and registrar at Wilmington College and UNCW, 1949-1992
Bertha Todd, Williston College Librarian
Ty Rowell, Former UNCW Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Adina Riggins (Moderator) University Archivist
The Jewel in the Crown will be in Special Collections at Randall Library through December 3, 2014.
The Jewel in the Crown: The University of North Carolina Wilmington
A Journey and Legacy