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Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to Neo-Black Society announcng that reclassification was invalid

Date: March 31, 1973

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: This letter, dated March 31, 1973, from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to Neo-Black Society Co-ordinator Leon Chestnut, announces Ferguson's decision to invalidate 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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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.404

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