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January 20, 1993
George Watts Hill, Sr., Class of 1922, died on this day. A banker and civic leader in Durham, Hill was also a member of the Board of Trustees from 1955 to 1981. On October 12, 1986, it was announced that he was the previously anonymous donor who had provided a $3.5 million dollar challenge grant for the construction of what would come to be called the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
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January 28, 1993
Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new School of Social Work building, which is now known as the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building.
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