First UNC Board Chairman Dies

The first elected chairman of the UNC Board of Governors has died. William Archie Dees Junior passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital at the age of 85. The state legislature named Dees to the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina and he served in that capacity until the formation of the Board of Governors, of which he was an original member. Dees is survived by his wife and three children.