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This Day in the History of the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

June 5, 1900
Francis Preston Venable was elected president of the University.
June 12, 1900
The University began its first summer school program.
July 28, 1900
William D. Carmichael, Jr. was born in Durham. A 1921 graduate of the University, Carmichael returned in 1940 to serve as finance officer for the Consolidated University of North Carolina. Later, he became vice-president of the Consolidated University and even served as acting-president in 1949-1950. Carmichael Auditorium is named for him.
October 3, 1900
Thomas Clayton Wolfe, best known for his novel "Look Homeward, Angel," was born in Asheville. Wolfe graduated from the University in 1920.