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The UNC system’s longest serving chancellor helped yield ECU’s status as a major public university. His transformative leadership style and alignment of personal and university values help yield academic, architectural, and athletic accomplishments. Accomplishments taking place during his tenure include establishing the School of Dental Medicine; building Gateway Residence Hall; joining the American Athletic Conference.
Many North Carolinians have faced the challenge of receiving dental care, because of a lack of affordability or low availability of dentists. In response to these challenges, East Carolina University established a School of Dental Medicine in 2011. Helping to overcome the challenge of affordability is a patient fund program. Helping to overcome the challenge of accessibility are eight community learning centers and ECU SoDM students who practice in state post-graduation.