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Carroll D. Gray, 2013 February 13

Identifier: OH-UA-GR0055

Scope and Contents

In this interview Caroll D. Gray, former president of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, discusses his relationship with James H. Woodward during the latter's tenure as the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Gray focuses on the creation of the first off-campus education center for the university -- UNC Charlotte Uptown, which was located in the CityFair Building on College Street in the central business district of Charlotte. Mr. Gray also talks about the process that led to the first doctoral program offerings at the university and their impact on the evolution of the campus.


  • Creation: 2013 February 13

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Biographical Note

Caroll D. Gray was a 72-year-old man at the time of interview, which took place at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina in 1940. He was educated at the University of South Carolina and was employed as the president of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce from 1984 to 2006.


43 Minutes

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Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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