225 years of Tar Heels: Elson Floyd
|High School:||Darlington School|
|Born:||February 29, 1956|
|Died:||June 20, 2015|
Affectionately referred to as “E Flo,” Carolina alumnus and former administrator Elson Floyd is remembered for his approachable style with students and as a nationally...Saturday October 20, 2018
Remembering Elson Floyd
Some called him a giant in higher education, a dynamic force who could influence lawmakers and business leaders one day and cheerfully welcome students to...Thursday August 27, 2015
Remembering Elson Floyd: From segregated North Carolina town to UNC to university president
Floyd, the first black WSU president, grew up in segregated Henderson, North Carolina, on an unpaved street. “We couldn’t even afford paper when he started...
Tuesday June 23, 2015
Washington State University president Elson Floyd, UNC alum and former administrator, dies at 59
Elson Floyd, the beloved president of Washington State University who fought successfully for WSU to have its own medical school even as he himself was...
Sunday June 21, 2015