Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

Moran Commons and Plaza, 2013
Moran Commons and Plaza, 2013

In 2012, the area previously known as Fountain Plaza, was renamed in honor William E. Moran who served as the chancellor of UNCG from 1979 until 1994. Built in 1991, the plaza is located between the Dining Halls and the Quadrangle, and consists of landscaped terraces and a fountain.  It was dedicated on May 1, 2013.