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Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to UNCG Student Government invalidating its decision on recognition of the Neo-Black Society
March 31, 1973
James Sharbrough Ferguson
James Sharbrough Ferguson served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1967 to 1979.
This letter, dated March 31, 1973, from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) Vice President Jacqueline Coleman, outlines Ferguson's rationale for invalidating SGA's decision to reclassify (remove recognition and funding from) the Neo-Black Society. Ferguson states that a faculty committee found the reclassification invalid due to improprieties in the process and insufficient, nonfactual evidence. The chancellor's decision resulted in an eventual legal case leading to the Neo-Black Society's reinstatement as a recognized and funded organization.
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Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
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