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BOONE—They might not have realized it at the time, but many former Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students spearheaded the university’s diversity efforts beginning in the 1960s.
BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Commemoration of Integration ceremony Oct. 2 will be available for view at http://streaming.appstate.edu/commemoration. The stream will begin at 12:30 p.m.
The ceremony, to be held in the Holmes Convocation Center, is designed to inform, educate and provide deserved recognition and acknowledgement to the historic integration at Appalachian The program will honor former students and faculty who played a role during this time.
Recently appointed and reappointed members of Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees took the oath of office Sept. 25 during the quarterly meeting of the board. They are D. Kenan Smith of Salisbury, far left, Student Body President Carson Rich, Robert C. Hatley of Cary, Susan M. Branch of Charlotte, John M. Blackburn of Linville, Jimmy Barnes of Raleigh and George M. Baldwin of Charlotte. All will serve four-year terms except Rich who serves a one-year term as SGA president. (Photo by Marie Freeman)