Amy Guskiewicz participates as Kevin M. Guskiewicz is installed as the 12th Chancellor of the University of North Carolina on the eve of University Day, which marks the birth of the University and of public higher education in America. It commemorates the Oct. 12, 1793, laying of the cornerstone of Old East. (UNC/Jon Gardiner ’98)
As part of a two-day University Day observance, Kevin Guskiewicz took the public oath that officially installed him as 12th chancellor of the University. On Monday, the University presented Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards to six recipients.
The famous words are more than 100 years old now. In 1914, UNC President Edward Kidder Graham (class of 1898) expressed the University’s service goal: “We hope to make the campus co-extensive with the boundaries of the state.”
Anson Dorrance ’74 was selected by the class of 2017 to deliver the Last Lecture on the west lawn of the Morehead Building as the sun began to set. The talk is based on the premise, “If you knew this was the last lecture you would ever give,…