Bill Friday News & Bio
June 25, 1963: Speaker Ban Law Adopted
|Born:||July 13, 1920|
|Died:||October 12, 2012|
|Notes:||UNC System President|
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...Fri Jun 25, 2021
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...Fri Mar 1, 2019
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...
Sat Feb 21, 2015
'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...
Sun Nov 10, 2013
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...
Fri Oct 11, 2013