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Interview With Bonnie E. Cone

Interviewee: 
Cone, Bonnie E. 01-28-1988
Interviewer: 
Perzel, Edward Spaulding (Ed)
Date of Interview: 
1988-01-28
Identifier: 
UACO0019
Subjects: 
UNC Charlotte history; athletics; veterans in education; faculty salaries; junior colleges; history of UNC system
Abstract: 
This interview is part of a series of sixteen interview between Ed Perzel, former chair of the history department, and Bonnie Ethel Cone, founder of UNC Charlotte. In this interview Perzel and Cone discuss the early history of UNC-Charlotte, formerly known as the Charlotte Center- UNC (1946-1949) and also as Charlotte College (1949-1965). The discussion focuses on a variety of topics, including the relationship between Charlotte Center and other North Carolina colleges and universities. Cone talks about early faculty members coming to Charlotte Center from local colleges, Queens and Davidson. She also discusses relations with UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University, who played advisory roles in the development of Charlotte College . In addition Perzel and Cone discuss athletics, the predominance of veterans in the early days of Charlotte College, founding faculty, faculty salaries, the American Association of Junior Colleges, and the relationship between the Charlotte Center and state regulators.
Coverage: 
1946 to 1949; Charlotte, NC
Interview Setting: 
Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Collection: 
UNC Charlotte Memories
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