|Title:||Records of Leo Warren Jenkins' Tenure as President and Chancellor, 1960-1978|
|Repository:||East Carolina University Archives|
|Abstract:||Collection covers the administrative term of Leo W. Jenkins as chief executive of East Carolina University. Speeches, correspondence, and publications include East Carolina gaining University status, the foundation of a medical school, the transition of athletics into Division I, and the growth of the campus.|
|Extent:||36.0 Linear feet, 71 record cartons, 2 small record cartons.|
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[Item Description and date]. Records of Leo W. Jenkins' Tenure. UA02-06. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
New Jersey native, Leo W. Jenkins, served as East Carolina College's last president and the first chancellor of East Carolina University.
Contains materials related to the administration of Leo W. Jenkins as the 6th President and 1st Chancellor of East Carolina University. Of note are materials related to the founding of the Medical School, the granting of University Status, and campus growth and outreach.