Edwin A. Greenlaw
Associated Building(s): Greenlaw Hall;
Other Relationships: Professor of English, Dean of the Graduate School
Birthplace: Flora, Illinois
Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Professor
Era(s): World War I
Latitude/Longitude: 38.669216, -88.487014
Edwin A. Greenlaw (1874-1931) was the head of the English Department, editor for Studies in Philology, and Dean of the Graduate School. It was through his efforts that the English Department at UNC was recognized as one of the best in the country and that UNC was inducted into the Association of American Universities. In 1970, the new English builing at UNC was named after him.