The Edwin Monroe Papers include reports, correspondence, speeches and presentations, clippings, publications, and photographs related to the ECU medical school.
In the early 1960s, several eastern North Carolinians were calling for a medical school east of Raleigh to combat the region's inferior medical care and to train a new generation of medical professionals. Edwin W. Monroe was vital in the early years of ECU's medical school. He served as Vice Chancellor of Affairs from 1971-1979 and also as the executive dean and exectutive director of the Eastern Area Health Education Center.
The Edwin Monroe Papers include reports, speeches, newspaper articles, and documents pertaining to the planning, construction, and opening of the ECU Medical School. Documents cover a wide range of information from budget and facility planning to projected enrollment.
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