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William Donald Carmichael, Jr.

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: William Donald Carmichael Jr. served as acting president of the Consolidated University of North Carolina from 1949 to 1950. Carmichael attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked for several years in New York City as a stockbroker before becoming controller of the university system in the 1930s. Between 1940 and 1960, he was controller, vice-president and finance officer, and acting president. He presided over the most extensive period of building and expansion in the University's history. Carmichael died in 1961.

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Item thumbnail image A review of the development of graduate and professional education for Negroes
Date: August 9, 1949
By: William Donald Carmichael, Jr.
From: University Archives Subject Files
This eighteen-page memorandum from W.D. Carmichael, Jr., who served as acting president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) until 1950 to “President Gray” (possibly Gordon Gray, who ...