UNCG Home > The University Libraries > Civil Rights Greensboro Home > Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to Neo-Black Society announcng that reclassification was invalid
Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to Neo-Black Society announcng that reclassification was invalid
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 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.
Format of original:
Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Civil Rights Greensboro and the appropriate repository.