Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 39 Issue 6, June 1981
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George R. Herbert has been president of the Research Triangle Institute in Raleigh since 1958. Under Herbert’s leadership, the institute has developed into one of the nation’s top five research institutes. This article discusses Herbert’s background in business administration and his contributions to the institute’s growing success.
Leaders of government, business, industry, and academia work together at the Research Triangle Park in Raleigh-Durham. For the past twenty-two years, the Research Triangle has enhanced North Carolina’s economy and research potential. An important milestone was the International Business Machines Corporation’s decision to build a complex of research, development and manufacturing.
The growth of the Research Triangle Institute has been cited as a barometer of the Research Triangle Park’s success. Much of the institute’s development and growth can be attributed to its president, George R. Herbert. This article discusses the contributions of the institute to the area’s growth in industry, development and economy.