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The History of Wake Forest University III: The Hearn Years (1983-2005)

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Winston-Salem, NC (spatial)
creator
Gladding, Sam
date
2016-01-05T20:18:26Z (accessioned)
2016-01-05T20:18:26Z (available)
2015-04-01 (created)
2016-01-05 (issued)
identifier
RG53.1, History of Wake Forest University Oral Histories, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. (citation)
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/57419 (uri)
description
Lecture delivered by Sam Gladding. Thomas Hearn was president of Wake Forest from 1983-2005. Sam talks about significant events during these 22 years, such as the University becoming independent of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention; the two presidential debates; the building and rebuilding of the campus (e.g., Olin, Benson, Wilson Wing, Greene, Miller, Polo); the flurry of Rhodes and other prestigious scholarships; Wake Forest's rise to prominence as a top 30 national university; and winning ACC championships in basketball, baseball, and field hockey.
format
Lectures (medium)
language
en_US (iso)
rights
Digital reproductions of this item from Wake Forest University's Special Collections & Archives are made available under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107) for noncommercial educational and research purposes only. Copyright for Official University records is held by Wake Forest University; all other copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their beneficiaries, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless copyright was signed over to Wake Forest University. Written permission from the copyright owner and any other rights holders must be obtained for any reuse of this item that extends beyond fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for the determination of the copyright status and securing permission rests with those persons wishing to reuse the materials. Please contact Special Collections & Archives (archives@wfu.edu) with questions.
subject
Hearn, Thomas K., 1937-
Wake Forest University -- History
title
The History of Wake Forest University III: The Hearn Years (1983-2005)
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