Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

Robert L. Miller was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1968 to 1985. Miller was born and raised in Chicago, and received his B.S. in biochemistry and his M.S. in biology from the University of Chicago, in 1949 and 1951, respectively. After being […]

In 1896, the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) established the Department of Reading and Elocution which later was renamed the Department of Expression in 1907. The department changed names again in 1918 to become the Department of Elocution and Public Speaking. From 1919 to 1947, courses on public speaking were offered through the […]