Education: Union in North Carolina

North Carolina's three largest State-run institutions of higher learning last week became one. During the 1931 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, Governor Oliver Max Gardner urged that the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), North Carolina State College of Agriculture & Engineering (Raleigh, 30 mi. away) and North Carolina College for Women (Greensboro, 90 mi. away) be merged into a single great university, with a single head, a joint board of trustees. Overlapping courses, duplicated functions would be eliminated.* Governor Gardner, ambitious for North Carolina education, said his plan would...

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