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In honor of colleagues who served on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Caroline Nicholson Brown

Professor Emerita of Law; J.D., 1976 (University of Miami); M.A., 1972 (University of Rochester); B.A. (University of California at Berkeley). Appointed 1979. Died on November 14, 2021.

Joseph Bylinski

Adjunct Associate Professor of Business; Ph.D., 1980 (Ohio State University); MB.A., 1972 (Northeastern University); B.A., 1970 (College of the Holy Cross). Appointed 1979. Died on October 13, 2021.

Patricia Jane Byrns

Associate Dean and Associate Research Professor of Faculty Development of Medicine; M.D., 1985 (University of Colorado at Denver); B.S.N., 1976 (Clemson University). Appointed 2000. Died on September 5, 2021.

Richard “Dick” Howell Coop

Professor of Education; Ed.D., 1968 (Indiana University, Bloomington); B.A., 1962 (Western Kentucky University). Appointed 1969. Died on December 29, 2021.

Anne Dellinger

Professor Emerita of Public Law and Government; J.D., 1974 (Duke University); M.A., 1964 (Tulane University); B.A., 1962 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1974. Died on April 21, 2021.

Peter DeSaix

Adjunct Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology; Ph.D., 1977 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1976 (Sewanee University). Appointed 2007. Died on December 23, 2021.

Zane Emerson Eargle, Sr.

Associate Dean of Education; Ph.D., 1964; M.Ed., 1960; A.B.Ed., 1957 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1964. Died on October 12, 2021.

John Worth Foust

Professor Emeritus of Otolaryngology; M.D., 1955 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1952 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Died on July 20, 2021

Dianne Frazier

Professor Emerita of Pediatrics; Ph.D. (Duke University); M.P.H. (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1964 (Drew University). Appointed 1972. Died on October 31, 2021.

Hettie Lou Garland

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing; M.P.H., 1983 (UNC-Chapel Hill); F.N.P., 1972; B.S.N., 1965 (Duke University). Died on December 27, 2020.

Julio R. George

Professor Emeritus of Education; Ph.D., 1969 (Claremont Graduate University); M.A., 1966 (Cornell University); B.A., 1952 (Champlain College). Appointed 1975. Died on June 12, 2021.

George William Greco

Professor Emeritus of Periodontics; M.S., 1963 (Ohio State University); D.D.S., 1957 (Maryland); B.S., 1953 (Mount Saint Mary College). Appointed 1978. Died on March 20, 2022.

William Benjamin Herring

Professor Emeritus of Medicine; M.D., 1953 (Bowman Gray School of Medicine); B.S., 1949 (Wake Forest University). Appointed 1963. Died on October 17, 2021.

Samuel S. Hill, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Religion; Ph.D., 1960 (Duke University); B.A., 1953 (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary); M.A., 1952 (Vanderbilt University); A.B., 1949 (Georgetown College). Appointed 1960. Died on June 1, 2021.

Gene Allen Holland

Chair and Professor Emeritus of Prosthodontics; M.S., 1972 (University of Michigan); D.D.S., 1968 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1965 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1968. Died on October 31, 2021.

Paul Barry Hounshell

Professor Emeritus of Education; Ed.D., 1959 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.S., 1956 (University of Virginia); B.S., 1955 (University of Virginia). Appointed 1966. Died on February 21, 2021.

Khalid Sulaiman Ishaq

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy; Ph.D., 1968 (University of Minneapolis); B.S., 1956 (University of Beirut Lebanon). Appointed 1970. Died on November 29, 2021.

Kenneth “Ken” Jacobson

Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology; Ph.D., 1972 (State University of New York at Buffalo); M.S., 1966 (University of Wisconsin); B.S., 1964 (University of Wisconsin). Appointed 1980. Died on February 7, 2022.

Karupiah Jayaraj

Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D., 1981 (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore); M.Sc., 1969 (American College). Appointed 1984. Died on October 15, 2021.

Leonard Graham Jewson

Professor Emeritus of Periodontology; M.S.D., 1965 (Texas); D.D.S., 1958 (University of Pennsylvania). Appointed 1976. Died on September 10, 2021. 

Maurice B. Landers III

Professor Emeritus of Opthalmology; M.D., 1967 (University of California, Los Angeles); B.A., 1960 (Princeton University). Appointed 2001. Died on July 11, 2021.

Valarie “Val” Anne Lauder

Lecturer Emerita of Journalism and Media; 1944 (Stephens College). Appointed 1980. Died on June 15, 2021.

Malcolm Ross Leadbetter

Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Operations Research; Ph.D., 1963 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.A., 1962 (Cambridge University); B.A., 1958 (Cambridge University); M.S., 1954 (University of Otago, New Zealand); B.S., 1953 (University of Otago, New Zealand). Appointed 1968. Died on February 26, 2022.

Kuo-Hsuing Lee

Kenan Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy; Ph.D., 1968 (University of Minnesota); M.S., 1965 (Kyoto University, Japan); B.S., 1961 (Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan). Appointed 1970. Died on October 24, 2021.

Frank Aloysius Loda

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics; M.D., 1960 (Vanderbilt University); A.B., 1956 (Harvard University). Appointed 1967. Died on April 14, 2021.

Arnold Herbert Loewy

Professor Emeritus of Law; LL.M., 1964 (Harvard University); J.D., 1963 (Boston University); B.S., 1961 (Boston University). Appointed 1968. Died on July 5, 2021.

Charles Townsend Ludington, Jr.

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies; Ph.D., 1967 (Duke University); M.A., 1964 (Duke University); B.A., 1957 (Yale University). Appointed 1982. Died on November 4, 2021.

Lucas Jesus Martinez

Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery; M.D., 1968 (University of Madrid). Appointed 2015. Died on May 21, 2021.

Lisa Stockman Mauriello

Adjunct Professor of Journalism and Media; M.A., 2013 (UNC-Chapel Hill); A.B.J.M., 1991 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 2013. Died on August 4, 2021.

James “Jim” Charles McAllister III

Associate Dean and Director of Pharmacy; M.S., 1976 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1971 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1999. Died on December 20, 2021. 

Frank Webb McCracken III

Assistant Dean for Administration and Professor Emeritus of Dentistry; D.D.S., 1963 (UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry); B.S. (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1968. Died on March 19, 2022.

Richard Wolcott McEnally

Professor Emeritus of Business; MB.A., 1965 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1964 (Washington and Lee University). Appointed 1973. Died on September 12, 2021.

Gerhard W. Meissner

Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Ph.D., 1965 (Technical University of Berlin); M.S., 1963 (Free University of Berlin); B.S., 1961 (Free University of Berlin). Appointed 1974. Died on May 1, 2021.

Virginia Neelon

Associate Professor of Nursing; Ph.D., 1972 (Duke University); M.S.N., 1961 (University of California, San Francisco); B.S.N., 1957 (Duke University). Appointed 1973. Died on June 15, 2021.

Margaret Anne O’Connor

Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies; Ph.D., 1971 (University of California, Davis); M.A., 1968 (University of California, Davis); B.A., 1966 (Arizona State University). Appointed 1971. Died on November 4, 2021.

Frederic Karl Pfaender

Professor Emeritus of Public Health; Ph.D., 1971 (Cornell University); M.S., 1968 (California State University); B.S., 1966 (California State University). Appointed 1971. Died on March 9, 2022.

John Julius Pringle

Professor Emeritus of Business; Ph.D., 1972 (Stanford University); M.B.A., 1961 (Harvard University); B.E.E., 1956 (Georgia Institute of Technology). Appointed 1972. Died on 10/18/2021. October 18, 2021.

Julius Rowan Raper III

Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies; Ph.D., 1966 (Northwestern University); M.A., 1962 (Duke University); B.A., 1960 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1966. Died on January 1, 2022.

Kenneth Joseph Reckford

Professor Emeritus of Classics; Ph.D., 1957 (Harvard University); A.B., 1954 (Harvard University). Appointed 1960. Died on October 31, 2021.

John Lassiter Sanders

Professor Emeritus of Public Law, Director of the Institute of Government and
2019 UNC-CH LL.D. Honorary Degree; J.D., 1954 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1950 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1956. Died on September 22, 2021. 

Donald Lewis Shaw

Kenan Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Communications; Ph.D., 1966 (University of Wisconsin); M.A., 1960 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1959 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1966. Died on October 19, 2021.

Marianne “Chickie” Smythe

Assistant Provost and Professor Emerita of Law; J.D., 1974 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1963 (Bucknell University). Appointed 1981. Died on November 9, 2021.

Miri Sokolovski

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. Appointed 2019. Died on April 8, 2021.

John William Stamm

Professor Emeritus of Dental Ecology; M.Sc.D., 1971 (University of Toronto, Canada); D.D.P.H., 1969 (University of Toronto, Canada); D.D.S., 1967 (University of Alberta, Canada). Appointed 1985. Died on April 28, 2021.

David Pierce Steffen

Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Health; Dr.P.H., 2000 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.S.N, M.P.H., 1985 (Yale University School of Public Health and Nursing); B.A., 1977 (Valparaiso University). Appointed 2004. Died on July 28, 2021.

Rick Ian Suberman

Professor Emeritus of Medicine; J.D., 1993 (North Carolina Central University School of Law); M.D., 1970 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1982. Died on June 25, 2021.

Carl Dewey Taylor

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy; B.S., 1968 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 2007. Died on September 24, 2021.

Weldon E. Thornton

Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature; Ph.D., 1961 (University of Texas); M.A., 1957 (Emory University); A.B., 1955 (Mercer University). Appointed 1961. Died on July 15, 2021.

Marcus Bishop Waller

Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Ph.D., 1959 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.Ed., 1955 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S.E., 1950 (University of Florida). Appointed 1962. Died on April 22, 2021.

Judith Welch Wegner

Dean and Professor Emerita of Law; J.D., 1976 (University of California, Los Angeles); B.A., 1972 (University of Wisconsin, Madison). Appointed 1981. Died on December 3, 2021.

Ray C. Williams

Chair and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Periodontology; D.M.D., 1970 (University of Alabama Dental School). Appointed 1994. Died on October 28, 2021.

John Buckner Winfield

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Medicine; M.D., 1968 (Cornell University Medical College). Appointed 1978. Died on March 1, 2022.

Stafford Lee Wing

Professor Emeritus of Music; M.A., 1958 (Louisiana State University); B.A., 1954 (Stetson University). Appointed 1969. Died on December 25, 2021.

William Bainster Wood, Sr.

Associate Dean and Professor Emeritus of Medicine; M.D., 1956 (UNC-Chapel Hill); BSMED., 1953 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1963. Died on July 22, 2021.


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