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Paul Hardin III (June 11, 1931 – July 1, 2017) was an American academic administrator. He was the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1988 to 1995, president of Wofford College from 1968 to 1972, of Southern Methodist University from 1972 to 1974, and of Drew University from 1974 to 1988.[1][2]

Paul Hardin III
Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
In office
1988–1995
Preceded byChristopher Columbus Fordham
Succeeded byMichael Hooker
President of Wofford College
In office
1968–1972
Preceded byCharles Franklin Marsh
Succeeded byJoab Mauldin Lesesne Jr.
President of Southern Methodist University
In office
1972–1974
Preceded byWillis M. Tate
Succeeded byJames Zumberge
President of Drew University
In office
1974–1988
Personal details
Born(1931-06-11)June 11, 1931
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedJuly 1, 2017(2017-07-01) (aged 86)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.
Alma materDuke University
Occupationlawyer

Hardin died at his Chapel Hill home of ALS-related complications on July 1, 2017, aged 86.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Larsson, E. Axel (2009-06-26). "Paul Hardin III - Drew University History". Uknow.drew.edu. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  2. "Collection of records related to Southern Methodist University president Paul Hardin". Lib.utexas.edu. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  3. "Paul Hardin, Carolina's 7th and 'bicentennial chancellor,' passes away at age 86". UNC News.