Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Carmichael Building, designed by J. Hyatt Hammond Associates, Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1967 and named in honor of William D. Carmichael, Jr. on February 27 of the same year. Carmichael was instrumental in creating The University of North Carolina’s educational communications network and was a guiding force in the establishment of WUNC-TV. The building originally housed the educational television and radio center and remains an integral part of the Department of Broadcasting and Cinema.