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Name:Bill Friday
Hometown:Dallas, NC
High School:Dallas
Born:July 13, 1920
Died:October 12, 2012
Notes:UNC System President

June 25, 1963: Speaker Ban Law Adopted
The Speaker Ban Law was adopted on 25 June 1963, the last day of the legislative session. The statute has been viewed as a conservative...

225 years of Tar Heels: Bill Friday
Bill Friday, who passed away on University Day 2012 at age 92, served as president of the UNC System for 30 years. Friday remarked that...

A Special Connection: Dean Smith and Hugh Morton
On Sunday, February 22nd, there will be a very special gathering in the Smith Center on the UNC campus to celebrate the life of Dean...

'Bill Friday: In His Own Words’
For more than a half-century, William C. “Bill” Friday was the face of higher education in North Carolina. But a year after his death, it...

Bill Friday’s legacy lasts a year later
It has been a full year since former UNC-system President Bill Friday died, but his presence still remains on UNC-CH’s campus. “He was president for...

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