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Corbett, Leon (Video Interview and Transcript)

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Winston-Salem, NC
creator
Corbett, Leon
Zanish-Belcher, Tanya
date
2015-09-22T18:45:23Z
2015-09-22T18:45:23Z
2015-05-21
2015-09-21 (issued)
description
Leon Corbett, originally from Burgaw (Pender County, NC), received his B.A. (1959) and his Juris Doctor (1961) from Wake Forest University. After being in private practice, Corbett joined the Wake Forest faculty in the School of Law in 1968. He was named Professor (1974), Associate Dean (1979-1985), Associate General Counsel (1979-1984), Vice President and Counsel (1984-2002) and Secretary to the Board of Trustees. He retired in 2002. Mr. Corbett received WFU's highest honor, the the Medallion of Merit in 2003. This oral history interview details Mr. Corbett's early years at the Law School and serving as Counsel for Wake Forest. He also shares memories of WFU President Thomas Hearn and the Board of Trustees, the split with the Baptist church, the Silas Creek Parkway expansion, and athletics.
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video/mp4
oral histories
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RG53.1, History of Wake Forest University Oral Histories, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/57324
language
English
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Corbett, Leon H.--Interviews
Wake Forest University--History
title
Corbett, Leon (Video Interview and Transcript)
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Moving Image

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