TITLE

The Establishment of the General College at the University of North Carolina

AUTHOR(S)
Spillman, Scott
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Oct2007, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p355
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recounts the establishment of the General College at the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill. Addison Hibbard, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at UNC, addressed the need for change in curriculum on his January 27, 1928 lecture. Hibbard criticized the modern curriculum and aimed to build an independent-study honors college within the College of Liberal Arts, switch to larger units of study or courses, and recognize exceptional teachers. In 1935, the General College bloomed and turned UNC into a more democratic institution.
ACCESSION #
27538090

 

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