Christopher Fordham ‘47 (1980-88)

In 1988, when chris fordham ’47 decided to retire as Unc’s sixth chancellor, the daily Tar Heel summed up his tenure: not only would he be missed, he would be a tough act to follow.

Beyond the Campus
While his efforts helped UNC grow in national stature, Chris Fordham ’47 never forgot the University’s role in serving the state.

Former Chancellor Chris Fordham ’47 Dies at 81