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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 42 Issue 9, Sept 1984
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In this We the People of North Carolina interview, Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Christopher C. Fordham, III, discusses the key features of institutional greatness, the university's public service role, and the importance of increasing the university's endowment.
Christopher C. Fordham enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1943. He received his M.D. from Harvard in 1951, and after service in the military and other university positions, he became dean of the School of Medicine at Chapel Hill in 1969. In 1980 he became chancellor of the university.
This article provides a brief overview of the state's building industry, concentrating primarily on commercial, industrial and institutional construction. Sketches of the half-dozen North Carolina-based companies ranked among the country's top 400 construction firms by Engineering News-Record are included.
We the People of North Carolina
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U-Save Auto Rental of America, Inc, headquartered in Salisbury, opened its first franchise five years ago. The company recently opened its 280th franchise, making it one of the \"Top 10\" of all car rental firms in the nation.
Harold M. Messmer, Jr. went from a promising corporate lawyer in California to a textile manufacturing executive in Kannapolis. He currently is president and chief operating officer of the Cannon Mills Company in Kannapolis. We the People of North Carolina magazine features him in Businessman in the News section.
North Carolina ranks as the nation's leading producer of brick. In 1983, nearly 840 million brick were produced, compared to 5.8 billion nationwide. About 57 percent of North Carolina's production is used within the state.