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Western Electric Fund and the John W. and Anna H. Hanes Foun-
dation (the latter designated for Graylyn); and $50,000 each from
the Pepsico Foundation and Myers Ti-Caro, Inc. of Gastonia. The
William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust increased, from $600,000
to $750,000, its endowment for the Kenan Professorship of Human-
ities. The Kresge Foundation made a $600,000 gift toward the
building of the music wing of the Scales Fine Arts Center. And,
after several years of effort, the University finished raising $633,000
for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library in order to satisfy the terms
(three to one) of a $211,000 grant from the National Endowment
for the Humanities.1 Wake Forest had received the NEH challenge
grant in order to strengthen its library holdings in support of new
academic projects at the University: books and periodicals about
English and Italian art and culture, related in use to programs at
Worrell House and Casa Artom, and acquisitions in Irish literature
and history for the relationship they would have to the Irish poetry
publications now coming regularly from the Wake Forest Univer-
sity Press. Part of the NEH grant was also used to increase the Li-
brary’s shelving stack space by one third.
In recognition of a gift by Eugene Worrell, who had earlier made
possible the purchase of Worrell House, the Trustees established the
T. Eugene Worrell Fund. Three purposes for the Fund were desig-
nated: a chair in Anglo-American Studies, a chair in Philosophy,
and a scholarship in the School of Law in memory of Robert Gold-
berg (LL.B., 1942). Any additional income from the Fund could be
utilized for the maintenance or restoration of Worrell House or for
the furtherance of the academic and cultural purposes of the House.
It was understood by the Trustees that Professor of Philosophy
Robert Helm would, at an appropriate time, be named to the chair in
philosophy and that President Scales, upon his retirement, would
occupy the chair in Anglo-American studies.
At the request of the faculties of law and management the
Trustees approved a new four-year program leading to a joint de-
gree from the two professional schools. A participating student
would register full-time in one school for the first year and full-
time in the other school for the second year, and in the third and
fourth years take one additional semester in management and
three additional semesters in law. The student would then receive
both the J.D. and the M.B.A. degrees.
1
The Pew Memorial
Trust of Philadelphia
and the Jessie Ball
Du Pont Fund each
contributed $25,000
to this effort.
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