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Paul Hardin Prepares for
Departure After Eight
Years at Head of UNC
When Chancellor Paul Hardin an
nounced his retirement over a year ago, he
could look forward to a summer on the golf
course after his last day of work June 30.
But shoulder surgery at the beginning of
this month has ruled out a direct move
from the chancellor’s office to the fair
“I hope I’llbe able to play pretty soon,”
Hardin said as he gathered personal be
longings from the office he will vacate this
Friday after seven years at UNC’s helm.
By the time he leads a group of alumni
on a trip to Scotland in August, Hardin
said he hopes to be back in full golf swing.
Eight grandchildren, two trips and a return
to academic pursuits also await Hardin as
he ends a 27-year stint as head man at four
different colleges and universities.
In his first six months out of the
chancellor’s office, Hardin will take a
semester’s leave. Then he will assume a
position on the law school faculty.
After taking a long Fourth of July holi
day weekend, Hardin will start planning
his trip to St. Andrews, Scotland, and an
other trip to Greece in October.
Hardin also said he hopes to name a
permanent internal auditor before his time
runs out. The University is currently nego
tiating with two finalists for the position.
The end of his tehure at the University
brought more relief than sadness, Hardin
said. “If I were moving away from Chapel
Hill and leaving the University I’d feel sad,
wistful, but I’m taking a six month leave
and I’ll have an office in the law school and
I’ll be right here,” he said.
“I’ll still walk this campus and see
friends. The difference is I won’t feel that
incredible responsibility I felt the last seven
On Tuesday, Hardin was sorting out his
personal books from the ones supplied in
his office by the University. It was an
atmosphere mixed with a feel of nostalgia
and a sense of relief.
“I’m going to be right here. I’ve told Dr.
See HARDIN, Page 2
Bicentennial Campaign Preliminary Figures
According to figures released this week, the campaign is one of die
ten most successful public school fund-raising drives in the nation.
Designated Area Goal Receipts
Student Support $40,000,000 $51,044451
Facl* 60.000.000 71.64M2S C3
Curriculum Support 17.000.000 40 311451 1111 l
Libraries 14.500.000 11,575482 HIM
Campus/Community 2,000,000 5,764,903 ~
Staff Development 3,000,000 198,941 n ‘ bicentennial
General Endowment 1.000,000 8,952,079 campaign!-
94,500.000 64.064.951 ——
Annual Giving 50,000,000 49,737,962 G£?
SOURCELUNC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
B-Ball ‘Junkie’ Hooker
Ready for UNC Athletics
Editor’s note: This story is the last in a five-part
series exploring the educational leadership of
incoming Chancellor Michael Hooker.
BY USA MARIE COLLINS
While president of the University of
other things, as
what the faculty senate secretary John
Bracey deemed “a basketball junkie.”
Hooker, a 1969 UNC graduate, came to
Chapel Hill the first year that the Tar Heel
men’s basketball team played in
Carmichael Auditorium, rarely missed a
game, stood in lines for hours to get a ticket
and has always been an avid fan of Head
Coach Dean Smith, he said.
As chancellor, Hooker would have the
responsibility of finding a replacement for
Smith in the event of his departure.
When asked about the possibility of
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Chancellor Paul Hardin removes books from his office June 27 in preparation for his departure from South Buildriig
Hardin will officially begin retirement at the end of this month.
Smith leaving when his contract runs out
in the year 2001, Hooker said, “John
Wooden (ex-UCLA men’s head basket
ball coach) had years left when he retired,
andlhopeDeangoesto school on Wooden
and not prematurely regard retirement.
“I see no reason for Dean to retire ever,”
While at UMass, Hooker was an advo
cate of big-time sports as a boon to the
success of the university. A proposed up
grade of the UMass football program from
division I-AA to I-A was a central element
in Hooker’s strategic plan to “put UMass
on the map.”
“One of my main objectives was to
bring Amherst into the top ranked cam
puses in the country,” Hooker said. “So I
made a list of the top 20 state universities,
and every one played I-A football.”
The proposed move to I-A, along with
the academic standing of the nationally
ranked UMass basketball team, elicited a
rebuke from the Boston Globe as contrib-
See HOOKER, Page 4
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
Cha|Ml Hill, North Caroliu
THURSDAY, JUNE 29,1995
Bicentennial Fund-Raising Campaign Ends With Bang
BY ROBYN TOMLIN HACKLEY
ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY EDITOR
After six long but profitable years,
UNC’s Bicentennial Campaign ends Fri
day having exceeded its s4oomillion fund
raising goal by nearly $34 million The
completed campaign is one of the 10 most
successful public university fund raisers on
“Students are the big winners here,”
said Nancy Davis, director of communica
tions for UNC’s Development Office. The
campaign raised more than ssl million in
funds designated specifically for student
Defense Focuses on Mental State of McDonald’s Murder Suspect
BY WENDY GOODMAN
HILLSBOROUGH - The first-degree
murder trial of David Alton Lewis began
this week with his attorneys mounting a
defense that the shooting death of James
“Buck” Copeland was a result of the
defendant’s disturbed mental state.
Lewis is charged with the September
14, 1994 death of Copeland, his former
employer, which took place at the
McDonald’s at 409 W. Franklin St.
Public Defender James Williams fo
cused on Lewis’ mental health at the time
of the shooting in an attempt to counter the
prosecution’s goal of a first-degree murder
conviction. “The act was committed as a
sudden arousal of violent passion based on
his illness,” Williams said. “His image of
Mr. Copeland had taken unreal and psy
Williams described his client as with
drawn and depressed on the day of the
shooting. Wendy Cooper-Greene, the
manager of McDonald’s at the time of the
shooting who also knew Lewis said he
“wasn’t acting himself.”
Testimony by witnesses suggested that
Lewis’ state of mind on the day in question
was odd. “He looked worried and a little
With the campaign ending this week,
Davis said that 122,000 individual donors
had contributed $433,895,788. Davis said
final figures would be tallied in the next
The campaign was officially launched
inOctoberl99l in an event also emceed by
Kuralt. After donations exceeded expecta
tions, the Bicentennial Campaign’s steer
ing committee raised the original goal of
$320 million to S4OO million in February
The largest donor was the Kenan family
and the William R. Kenan Charitable trust
who gave UNC nearly s3l million
“The campaign created almost6oonew
troubled, ” said Frank McKnight, a witness
to the shooting who was sitting nearby.
Orange-Chatham District Attorney
Carl Fox described the murder as pre
meditated. Fox said Lewis entered
McDonald’s before Copeland, waited for
him and then attacked him. “He shot him
with the shotgun in the head at point-blank
range, ” Fox said in his opening statement.
Kirk Schablick, a witness who was just
sitting down to breakfast when the single
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Rights to Williams
Tract in Question
BY ROBYN TOMLIN HACKLEY
ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY EDITOR
When most people think about devel
oping the University's Horace Williams
tract north of Chapel Hill, they don’t often
realize that the philosophy department has
dibs on all income from the land. But
University officials do, and they’re trying
to buy the department out.
Chancellor Paul Hardin said UNC was
now considering “buying out the philoso
phy department’s interest in the Horace
Negotiations have been in progress since
November 1994. “The fact is, the property
was left to the University in trust for the
philosophy department,” Hardin said.
“It is the obligation of the University to
look after the philosophy department’s in
terests. Since the department is part of the
University, it’s a tough situation to repre
sent both sides, ” he said. “It would take the
wisdom of Solomon to know how to handle
When retired UNC philosophy Profes
sor Horace Williams died, he willed a 700-
acre tract ofland and several rental proper
ties to the University.
Almost 55 years later the rental proper
ties have been sold off and the University
owned Horace Williams Airport now sits
on the prime land located two miles north
of the main campus.
But there is a catch. In his will, William*
specified that income generated from the
property be given to UNC be used to sup
port two fellowships in the philosophy
“We are talking with the administration
about how to cany out the intent of the
will, and how the interest of the will can be
served,” said Philosophy department
Chairman Gerald Postema.
Postema said he became aware of Wil
liams’ bequest and the development situa
tion during the summer of 1994. Postema
currently sits on the faculty committee
involved in discussions with the consulting
firm of Johnson Johnson and Roy.
He said he did not think the philosophy
department’s interest in the tract was ad
dressed in the development sessions. “It
wasn’t even very well known to us,” he
said. “It struck me as odd, though, that
people around campus didn’t know about
He said the philosophy department be
came concerned about the situation when
the development discussions began. He
endowments,” Davis said. “This includes
135 undergraduate scholarships, 70gradu
ate and professional fellowships.”
It cost the University around 11 percent
of the money raised, or S4B million, to pay
the cost of the fund raising is below the
average amount spent for fund raiser this
Fund-raisers celebrated the campaign’s
success at a party June 23 held at the
Meadowmont estate, which was donated
to the University during the campaign.
About 600 ofthe campaign’s major donors
and volunteers paid $ 75 to attend the black
tie event, Davis said.
UNC alumnus Charles Kuralt served
shot was fired, said the whole event seemed
“odd, almost calm. It didn’t seem like an
aggravated kind of thing.”
Joyce Ofori-Amoyaw, who works at
the restaurant, recounted through tears
what she saw the day Copeland was killpH
She said Copeland was a regular cus
tomer, who came in everyday and ordered
coffee. “I saw in the minor,” she said. “He
raised the gun, and that was it.”
Lewis left the restaurant immediately
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Williams Tract Gives
The original 700-acre tract was deeded
to the University, hut proceeds were
intended lor fellowships in philosophy.
SOURCE: UNC-CH GUIDETO
also said the discussions about the
department’s legal interests must be dealt
with before future development plans can
“It’s a prior issue, ” he said. “It’s an issue
of a trust relationship between the donor
and the beneficiary, and the trustee and the
Since Williams’ original bequest, UNC
has acquired the adjoining property, com
pleting the 972-acre Horace Williams tract.
According to a February 1994 report by
the Facilities Planning Committee, future
growth and development of UNC’s cam
pus must happen on the outlying proper
ties that the University owns.
The University owns two tracts ofland
large enough to accommodate a satellite to
UNC’s main campus: the 1,336-acre Ma
son Farm tract and the 972-acre Horace
Williams tract. A large portion of the Ma
son Farm tract lies in a flood plain and is
unsuitable for major development.
UNC hired JJR based in Ann Arbor,
Mich., to evaluate potential development
sites on the Horace Williams tract, that
was most feasible for development. They
have been meeting with University and
town groups to discuss future develop
See HORACE WILLIAMS, Page 4
as the master of ceremonies for the party,
which featured entertainment by The Red
Clay Ramblers and UNC English Profes
sor and acclaimed author Doris Betts.
Campaign organizers said they wanted
to thank some of the campaign’s major
donors and give a farewell tribute to Chan
cellor Paul Hardin.
Around 1,400 invitations were sent out
to guests who were asked to make a $75
donation to help defray the cost of the
event which, according to Davis, was
estimated at about $98,000. The donations
paid for around one-third of the party’s
See BICENTENNIAL, Page 2
after firing the weapon and drove himself
to the Chapel Hill Police Department where
he confessed to murdering Copeland in
nearly inaudible tones, according to police
Valerie Foushee, the dispatcher on duty
at the time testified that Lewis told her
“I’m the one who was at the McDonalds"
when he placed the gun on the window.
The public defender said these actions were
not one of a “cold-blooded killer.”
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