Aycock

University not interested in backing a public accomodations law or boycott; not ok for a publicly funded institution to try to make social change.

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Aycock - THE DAILY Comm.- Y-Building,. Aycoek (Continued...
THE DAILY Comm.- Y-Building,. Aycoek (Continued from Page 1) sity personnel. (The Chancellor gave several specific illustrations of the methods by which this policy policy is implemented.) "The most recent controversy has come about as a result of the insistence on the part of certain certain individuals and groups that the University should not do business with any firm which practices segregation in respect to the general public. We refused to go so far. . "In my judgment it- it- would" be unwise to attempt to use the economic power of a State-supported State-supported State-supported State-supported institution to bring about social change. Such a policy would be fraught with danger and pitfalls pitfalls too numerous to discuss at this time. "In summary, the University will not knowingly make arrangements arrangements for public accommodations which would result in discrimination discrimination of our students, faculty, administration, administration, or guests. On the other hand, the University will not attempt a policy of boycotting businesses solely because they are not completely integrated in their service to the general public." The faculty passed a motion endorsing endorsing Aycock's policy statement. statement. Asked if the same policy holds for the other two branches of the Consolidated University in Greensboro Greensboro and Raleigh, Pres. Friday said it did and always had. Friday said the policy meant that the university would see that integrated facilities were provided provided for official functions but would not attempt to oversee accommodations for extra-curricular extra-curricular extra-curricular extra-curricular affairs..

Clipped from The Daily Tar Heel04 Feb 1964, TuePage 3

The Daily Tar Heel (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)04 Feb 1964, TuePage 3
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  • Aycock — University not interested in backing a public accomodations law or boycott; not ok for a publicly funded institution to try to make social change.

    talidegroot – 25 Oct 2014

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