Frank Porter Graham
Other Relationships: University Chancellor, University President, Professor of History
Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Alumni, Professor
Era(s): 20th Century Modernization, The Great Depression, World War I, World War II
Involvement(s): Civil Rights, Labor Movement, Progressivism
Latitude/Longitude: 35.054922, -78.882204
Frank Porter Graham (October 14th 1886-February 16th, 1972) served as President of UNC, then as the first president of the UNC system. As an advocate of racial equality and labor rights, he was controversial at his time and deemed a “radical” and a “socialist.