The portrait of Chancellor Emeritus Joseph B. Oxendine was unveiled Monday, Sept. 18 during the Alltel Champagne Gala at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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U.S. News and World Report, in its September 18, 2000 issue, listed The University of North Carolina at Pembroke as one of the most affordable universities in the nation to earn an undergraduate degree.
In 1999, only 40 percent of UNC Pembroke graduates owed money on their college education.
And the amount UNCP graduates owed was third lowest among Southern regional universities, according to a U.S. News survey released in its September 18th issue.
Four new master's degree programs in education - science, social studies, art and physical education - have been added to the School of Graduate Studies at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
According to Dr. William Bruce Ezell, dean of the School of Graduate Studies, the new programs are now enrolling graduate students for the summer session of 2000.
"This is an exciting addition to our graduate program," Dr. Ezell said. "They
Here are the top stories at UNC Pembroke for 2000, as ranked by the Office University Relations.
1. $3.1 billion bond referendum passes.
UNCP's share of $56.6 million will be spent on a new science building, new residence hall and renovating and upgrading numerous other buildings as well as infrastructure. Voters approved the bonds overwhelmingly across the region and state.
2. Enrollment booms; leads UNC system.