On a mobile device? Visit http://www.lib.unc.edu/m/
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Libraries logo
University Libraries banner

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


June 29, 1999
Michael Kenneth Hooker, a 1969 graduate of the University and chancellor from 1995 to 1999, died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Top
July 1, 1999
The University began “Carolina First,” a $1.8 billion fund-raising campaign.
Top
August 6, 1999
The Carolina Inn was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Top
August 16, 1999
The University’s first Summer Reading Program discussion groups took place. Led by selected faculty and staff, first-year students discussed "There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America" by Alex Kotlowitz.
Top