Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

Louise Brevard Alexander was born in 1887 in Hickory, North Carolina. She graduated from Presbyterian College (now Queen’s College) in Charlotte, where she was president of the student body, president of her literary society, editor of the yearbook, captain of the Daddy Rabbit Tennis Team, and a member of many other clubs, including the Epicureans. […]

Lois Virginia Edinger was a professor of education at the Woman’s College (later University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)), from 1962 until her retirement in 1988. Born in Thomasville, North Carolina, in 1925, she received her A.B. from Meredith College in 1945. After graduation, she taught Social Studies and English for many years from […]

Richard Bardolph was a professor of United States history at the Women’s College (later The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)), from 1944 to 1980. He served as head of the history department from 1960 to 1978. He was a writer of countless newspaper editorials, was widely published in his discipline, and was regarded […]