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Letter from UNCG Chancellor Ferguson to Dr. John Griffin

Date: December 16, 1969

Author: James Sharbrough Ferguson

Biographical/Historical abstract: James Sharbrough Ferguson served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1967 to 1979.

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Description: In this December 16, 1969, letter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses his support for a December, 1969, proposal for a racial awareness training program aimed at the faculty and staff of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), was completed in light of charges of racial prejudice by members of the Upward Bound Project at UNCG. The proposal suggested a series of meetings between faculty, staff, and Upward Bound members, creation of an advisory committee and an awareness group, and hiring of staff members. A budget of approximately $35,000 was requested.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.321

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