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the medallion of merit
t1968
he first Medallion of Merit, as indicated in Chapter Two, was given by President Scales in
to Dr. Camillo Artom. It is regarded as the highest honor that the University bestows.
The following men and women were awarded the Medallion during the years 1968–1983:
1968 camillo artom, Professor of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, 1939–1963
1969 irving edward carlyle (’17), attorney, President of the Board of Trustees
1970 harold t.p. hayes (’48), editor, Esquire magazine
1971 clara carswell, benefactor
1972 J. allen easley, Professor of Religion, 1928–1963
1973 lois Johnson, Dean of Women, 1942–1962
1973 Jasper l. memory, Jr. (’21), Professor of Education, 1929–1971
1974 edgar estes folk (’21), Professor of English, 1936–1967
1975 h. broadus Jones (’10), Professor of English, 1924–1959
1976 egbert l. davis, Jr. (’33), Chairman of the Board of Trustees
1976 charles m. allen (’39), Professor of Biology, 1941–1989
1977 carroll w. weathers (’22, ’23 J.D.), Dean and Professor of Law, 1950–1972
1978 melvin Q. layton (’47), Superintendent of Grounds, 1951–1977
1978 clark vincent, Professor of Medical Sociology, School of Medicine 1964–1977
1979 grady s. patterson (’24), Registrar, 1924–1972
1979 albert clayton reid (’17), Professor of Philosophy, 1920–1965
1980 nancy susan reynolds, benefactor
1980 James w. mason (’38 J.D.), attorney, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
1981 owen f. herring (’13), Professor of Religion, 1946–1963
1982 dalma adolph brown, Professor of English, 1941–1973
1983 manson meads, faculty member/Dean/Vice President for Health Affairs,
School of Medicine, 1947–1982
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